NOW HIRING: Internships - Winter/Spring 2017, Brooklyn, NY

The Nantucket Film Festival (NFF) is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated interns interested in working for school credit, from early January to late May at NFF’s NYC (Brooklyn) office. These unpaid internships provide students and recent graduates with a unique opportunity to work alongside industry professionals to witness the planning of a film festival over five months.

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NOW HIRING
Internships - Winter/Spring 2017, Brooklyn, NY

The Nantucket Film Festival (NFF) is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated interns interested in working for school credit, from early January to late May at NFF’s NYC (Brooklyn) office. These unpaid internships provide students and recent graduates with a unique opportunity to work alongside industry professionals to witness the planning of a film festival over five months.

Over the years NFF has tailored a successful internship program, providing a launching pad for future entertainment industry professionals. Past interns have gone on to have successful careers in many film festivals around the country, and in many fields such as Film Programmer, Development, Event Management, and Media Production.

We are currently hiring the following intern positions: Film Programming, Marketing & Digital Outreach, Development & Sponsorship, and Administrative & Special Projects. Interested applicants: please read each description below careful and please follow the specific qualifications and application instructions for each.

Film Programming Interns

Details: The internship will involve planning for the 22nd Annual Nantucket Film Festival and will provide hands-on experience in festival programming, arts administration, and event production. It will be focused on assisting the Film Programming team with organizing film and screenplay submissions, as well as administrative work relative to our festival projects and programs. Additional work may also include database processing, archival assignments, and general office duties. As part of their experience, interns are also expected to contribute to screening and screenplay reading committee efforts both in and out of the office.

Qualifications: Applicants should be attentive to detail, possess a deep passion for film, have strong organization and communication skills, and display a mature and positive work ethic. Office skills and familiarity with general office software, such as Word and Excel, are necessary. Knowledge of graphic design software (Adobe), web CMS, and database systems are a big plus.

Considerations: Time commitment is flexible, but interns will be expected be in the office at least two days per week (12-20 hours), from January to May 2017, at the Festival's Brooklyn office. Many of our interns have been offered seasonal contract jobs at the Film Festival in June, though employment at the festival is not guaranteed with intern’s hire.

Application Instructions: Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter no later than November 4 to resumes@nantucketfilmfestival.org. Please write "NFF Programming Internship" in the subject line. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. This is an unpaid internship, but provides an in-depth and hands-on learning experience. School credit and letters of recommendation are offered.

Marketing & Digital Outreach Intern

Details: This internship will involve planning for the 22nd Annual Nantucket Film Festival and will provide hands-on experience in marketing, digital outreach, arts administration, and event production. It will be focused on assisting the Marketing Director and Digital Outreach Director with the facilitation and organization of the festival’s creative materials (including some in-house graphic design work), as well as contribute to website and social media maintenance and writing. Additional work may also include database processing, archival assignments, and general office duties. The intern may also contribute to screening and screenplay reading committee efforts if desired.

Qualifications: Applicants should be attentive to detail, possess strong graphic design skills, have strong organization and communication skills, and display a mature and positive work ethic. Applicant should also be able to engage in social media activities in a fun yet professional manner. Office skills and familiarity with graphic design software (i.e. Adobe) and general office software, such as Word, Powerpoint, and Excel, are necessary. Knowledge of web CMS (Squarespace), and database systems are a big plus.

Considerations: Time commitment is flexible, but interns will be expected be in the office at least two days per week (12-20 hours), from January to May 2017, at the Festival's Brooklyn office. Many of our interns have been offered seasonal contract jobs at the Film Festival in June, though employment at the festival is not guaranteed with intern’s hire.

Application Instructions: Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter no later than November 4 to resumes@nantucketfilmfestival.org. Please write "NFF Marketing Internship" in the subject line. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. This is an unpaid internship, but provides an in-depth and hands-on learning experience. School credit and letters of recommendation are offered.

Development & Sponsorship Intern

Details: The internship will involve planning for the 22nd Annual Nantucket Film Festival and will provide hands-on experience in non-profit development, arts administration, and event production. It will be focused on assisting the Development Manager with the renewal, retention, and sourcing of new sponsorships, and coordinate major donor tracking, as well as administrative work relative to our festival operations. Additional work may also include database processing, archival assignments, and general office duties. The intern may also contribute to screening and screenplay reading committee efforts if desired.

Qualifications: Applicants should be attentive to detail, possess an interest in non-profit development, have strong organization and communication skills, and display a mature and positive work ethic. Office skills and familiarity with general office software, such as Word, Powerpoint, and Excel, are necessary. Knowledge of graphic design software (Adobe), web CMS, and database systems are a big plus.

Considerations: Time commitment is flexible, but interns will be expected be in the office at least two days per week (12-20 hours), from January to May 2017, at the Festival's Brooklyn office. Many of our interns have been offered seasonal contract jobs at the Film Festival in June, though employment at the festival is not guaranteed with intern’s hire.

Application Instructions: Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter no later than November 4 to resumes@nantucketfilmfestival.org. Please write "NFF Development Internship" in the subject line. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. This is an unpaid internship, but provides an in-depth and hands-on learning experience. School credit and letters of recommendation are offered.

Administrative & Special Projects Intern

Details: The internship will involve planning for the 22nd Annual Nantucket Film Festival and will provide hands-on experience in arts administration, and festival/event operations and production. It will be focused on assisting the Director of Operations with the day-to-day administration of the film festival’s office and core staff, as well as participate in a number of special, long term projects as assigned by senior core staff. Additional work may also include database processing, archival assignments, and other duties as assigned. The intern may also contribute to screening and screenplay reading committee efforts if desired.

Qualifications: Applicants should be attentive to detail, possess an interest in non-profit arts administration or film festival production/operations, have strong organization and communication skills, and display a mature and positive work ethic. Office skills and familiarity with general office software, such as Word, Powerpoint, and Excel, are necessary. Knowledge of graphic design software (Adobe), web CMS, and database systems are a big plus.

Considerations: Time commitment is flexible, but interns will be expected be in the office at least two days per week (12-20 hours), from January to May 2017, at the Festival's Brooklyn office. Many of our interns have been offered seasonal contract jobs at the Film Festival in June, though employment at the festival is not guaranteed with intern’s hire.

Application Instructions: Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter no later than November 4 to resumes@nantucketfilmfestival.org. Please write "NFF Administrative Internship" in the subject line. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. This is an unpaid internship, but provides an in-depth and hands-on learning experience. School credit and letters of recommendation are offered.


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About Nantucket Film Festival

Entering our 21st year, the Nantucket Film Festival is unique among film festivals in its mission to promote the cultural awareness and appreciation of the art of screenwriting in the world of cinema. These days, NFF has become one of the premier destination film festivals in the world. Visitors come from all over to experience our preview screenings, Signature Programs, and stand out hospitality on a magical island rich with history, a friendly atmosphere, and beautiful sandy beaches. In addition to the Festival in June, the organization also produces screenplay competitions, educational programs for teens, and year-round original programming on Nantucket.

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