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About Us

Now entering our 23rd 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. 


2018 Internship Opportunities:

The Nantucket Film Festival (NFF) is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated interns interested in working for school credit, from mid-January to late May at NFF’s office in Brooklyn, NY. This unpaid internship provides students and recent graduates with a unique opportunity to work alongside industry professionals and witness the planning of a film festival. Each intern has the unique opportunity to be considered for a seasonal contract job at the Film Festival in June, though employment is not guaranteed. 

 

Available Internships:


Programming Internship

The internship 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 include database processing, archival assignments, and special projects. As part of the experience, interns are also expected to contribute to the screening and reading of film and screenplay submissions both in and out of the office.

Applicants should possess a deep passion for film, strong attention to detail, great 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. Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Squarespace CMS are a big plus.

The 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 2018, at the Festival's Brooklyn office.

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter no later than November 20th 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.


Development Internship

The internship will provide hands-on experience in non-profit development, arts administration, and event production. It will be focused on assisting the Development Director with the renewal, retention, and sourcing of new sponsorships and grants, coordinate major donor tracking, and administrative work relative to our festival operations. Additional work may also include database processing, archival assignments, and special projects. The intern may also contribute to the screening and reading of film and screenplay submissions if desired.

Applicants should possess an interest in non-profit development in the arts, strong attention to detail, great 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. Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Squarespace CMS are a big plus.

The 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 2018, at the Festival's Brooklyn office.

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter no later than November 20th 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.


Marketing and Digital Outreach Internship

The internship will provide hands-on experience in marketing, digital outreach, arts administration, and event production. It will be focused on assisting the Marketing and Digital Outreach Directors with the creation and organization of the festival’s creative materials which include print and digital assets, and contribute to the website and social media maintenance. Additional work may also include light copy editing, film editing, database processing, archival assignments, and special projects. The intern may also contribute to the screening and reading of film and screenplay submissions if desired.

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.

Applicants should possess an interest in marketing, public relation, social media and design in the film and non-profit industries. They should also have strong attention to detail, great organization and communication skills, and display a mature and positive work ethic. The intern should have strong or excellent experience in Adobe Creative Suite specifically in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign products. Office skills and familiarity with general office software, such as Word, Powerpoint, and Excel. Experience Squarespace CMS, Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects are a big plus.

The 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 2018, at the Festival's Brooklyn office.

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter no later than November 20th 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.


Arts Administration and Operations Internship

The internship will provide hands-on experience in arts administration, and festival/event operations and production. It will be focused on assisting the Operations Director with the day-to-day administration of the film festival’s office and core staff, as well as participate in a number of special or long term projects as assigned by senior core staff. Additional work may also include database processing, archival assignments, and special projects. The intern may also contribute to the screening and reading of film and screenplay submissions if desired.

Applicants should possess an interest in non-profit arts administration and/or large scale event production/operations, strong attention to detail, great 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. Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Squarespace CMS are a big plus.

The 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 2018, at the Festival's Brooklyn office.

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter no later than November 20th 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.


Equal Opportunity Employer
NFF will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.