NFF Seeks Operations/Outreach Intern for 2012

UPDATE: This position is currently available as of January 31, 2012. Please email our Bill Curran, Operations Manager, to apply: bill@nantucketfilmfestival.org

The Nantucket Film Festival is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Operations and Outreach Intern interested in working for school credit or post-graduate educational experience, starting in ASAP and leading up to the Festival, June 22-26, 2011.

The internship will involve planning for the 17th Annual Nantucket Film Festival and will provide hands on education and experience in arts administration, festival production, and outreach and social media coordination. Operations and Outreach Intern will work directly under the supervision and guidance of the Operations Manager, along with the support of the Film Festival staff. Duties include: assisting with execution of social media, marketing, and other outreach plans (Facebook, Twitter, e-blasts, etc.); maintaining and updating festival website; research for marketing and programming operations; assisting Operations Manager with data entry and maintenance of Festival’s database; and general office duties.

Applicants should be attentive to detail, mature, savvy with social media, passionate about film, and have strong organizational and communication skills. Applicants with exceptional knowledge of design software, particularly Adobe Suite programs (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), will be considered first. Familiarity with web design, web content management systems (Joomla, Wordpress), FileMaker Pro, and/or Microsoft Office is a plus.

The time commitment is flexible, but interns will be expected to work between 10-20 hours per week (2 days per week), from now to May 2011, at the Festival's New York office.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter to Bill Curran, Operations Manager, at bill@nantucketfilmfestival.org. Please put NFF OPERATIONS INTERN in the subject line. This is an unpaid internship. School credit and letters of recommendation are offered.