Intern with the Festival

This is a great opportunity to get involved in a major citywide event. Internship is unpaid, but it may be applied towards school credit if arranged with department.

Internship Dates: January 2018 – May 2018

Responsibilities: Internship positions are available in the following areas:

  • Programming: Assist in coordinating hospitality for visiting filmmakers, including communicating with guests; preparation of jury materials; organize, track, and record audience ballot responses; assist in creation and tracking of screening media
  • Non-Profit Management: Research prospective grant, corporate philanthropy, individual cultivation and other developmental growth opportunities; assist in grant application writing/tracking and planning for annual winter benefit and auction
  • Education: Research and cultivate new partnership opportunities with schools, after school programs, community groups, and arts educators; coordinate and manage field trip screenings (Tuesdays and Thursdays availability preferred)
  • Operations/Production: Assist with special events; help with the compilation of festival organizational materials; assist with volunteer recruitment and scheduling; help with onsite production needs
  • Marketing/PR: Assist in planning and executing marketing and street campaigns; maintain and grow Festival social media channels; assist in composing weekly emails and copy for official Festival communications/collateral

All interns may be asked to assist at field trip or weekend screenings, filmmaking camps, and/or fundraising or other special events. Applicants must be responsible, have excellent communication skills and have a strong interest in film and/or non-profit management. Internship is unpaid, but may be applied towards school credit if arranged with school.

If interested and can commit at least 2 days/week, please submit a cover letter and resume in the form below.

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