- Domestic/international outreach to expand festival attendance, film submissions, and our general audience base.
- Utilizing social media to promote events, submission deadlines and other important information.
- Updating and maintaining the festival’s extensive database.
- Answering questions from filmmakers, volunteers and patrons.
- Creating event flyers, drafting letters and press releases.
- Planning and producing large-scale sponsored events.
- Assisting with the festival’s multiple year-round screening series by working the check-in/info table, taking tickets, and answering questions. (Subject to seat availability, interns are always welcome to watch the film)
- Maintaining a clean and professional office environment.
- Be friendly, outgoing, and hard-working.
- Be able to contribute 10-15 hours per week, with a minimum of 3 hours per shift.
- Have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Have excellent writing, communication, and research skills.
- Be able to remain organized, multi-task, and be adaptable to a constantly changing environment.
- Have good interpersonal skills for interaction with filmmakers, patrons, volunteers, and guests.
- Be able to do some physical work (event set-up or take-down, moving boxes, etc.)
- Like to have a good time and love great movies!
Depending upon an applicant’s interest, skill set and availability, an intern will receive an assignment to a specific department and have the opportunity to assist the executive staff during the festival.
To apply, submit your resume, cover letter and portfolio (if applicable) to Amy Hurwitz ([email protected])
*Please note that this is an unpaid internship opportunity, and only applicants who meet the qualifications and are being considered for interview will be contacted.