Hey Film Students!
Want to learn more about how a film festival works? Well, you sure are in luck because we are now accepting interns for the spring semester. We have two opportunities for you:
Programming Intern and Festival Intern
Full or Part Time: Part Time
Job or Internship: Unpaid Internship [non-profit 501c organization]
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Dates: February 2016 – May 2016 (start date is flexible)
Internships are not paid, but can be done for school credit. Find out your school’s internship or field work credit requirements and we will work with you to accommodate them. Our offices are on the border of Park Slope and Gowanus, near the R, F and G trains in Brooklyn, so please apply only if you will be able to handle that commute. Rooftop Films is an equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourages women and people of color to apply.
Rooftop Films is looking for a programming intern or interns to assist in the programming of the Rooftop Films 2016 Summer Series. Individuals should be motivated and detail oriented with a strong interest in film and programming. Individuals will work closely with the program director and members of the programming team to aid in the screening and rating of film submissions, and participate in the overall curatorial process.
Candidates must have excellent organizational and communication skills. This internship is a great chance to learn about and participate in the programming process of Rooftop Films, and a superb opportunity to learn the inner workings of a film festival. A passion for cinema is a must.
Must be familiar with Microsoft Office and/or Google Docs. Strong web and computer skills and database experience a plus. Superior professional and organizational skills. The ideal candidate is able to work at least 40 hours a week in office. Candidates unable to commit to that amount time are encouraged to apply, splitting the 40 hours between two positions is possible.
To apply please send a cover letter, resume and references to: email@example.com Please include “Program Intern” in the subject line of your email. Applications are due no later than December 23, 2015.
A great opportunity for film, arts administration and nonprofit management students as well as young filmmakers: learn how a nonprofit film festival works and help us prepare for our 20th Anniversary Summer Series.
Internship tasks can include:
+ Tracking and requesting new independent films
+ Contacting and corresponding with filmmakers
+ Organizing off-season film screenings
+ Fundraising and grant work
+ Organizing and maintaining film databases
+ Writing: including the Rooftop blog, social media and website content
+ General office work
+ Anything else you might be interested in-we want you to see how we work
Candidates should have good experience working with Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) and experience with Filemaker, HTML, design programs or video editing software is a plus. Candidates would be expected to average at least two days a week in the office, but generally the more time you can commit the better.
To apply please send a cover letter, resume and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please include “Festival Intern” in the subject line of your email. Applications are due no later than December 23, 2015.