DMVIFF Internship Program
Each department has different qualifications. Please carefully review all the jobs available before selected the position you feel best suits you.
ALL INTERNSHIPS ARE NON-PAID, but have outstanding benefits!
Each department has different qualifications. Please carefully review below all the jobs available before selected the position you feel best suits you. ALL INTERNSHIPS ARE NON-PAID, but have outstanding benefits!
Applications will also be considered if sent by email. The subject line should read Internship: *job title you wish to apply for*
Please feel free to put more then one job in the job title space.
Job Description: A typical day will include negotiating festival promotion for food trade with local restaurants, digging up any info you can on a potential sponsorship target, writing a marketing proposal for a local business, with time in there somewhere for vetting venues for one of our late night festival parties and updating our sponsorship database.
Job Requirements: People skills and time management skills are a must. Intern must be comfortable on the phone and a creative writer. Marketing/Sales Background Preferred, but not required.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR INTERN
Job Description: Assists the Executive Director with daily tasks. Duties include running errands, performing administrative tasks, marketing, and some PR work. Opportunity provided to gain event planning experience and learn the logistics of producing an annual film festival.
Job Requirements: Seeking motivated individual with self-management characteristics and excellent organizational skills. Must possess ability to multi-task and have good communication skills. Experience in PR is preferred, but not required.
FILM DEPARTMENT INTERN
Job Description: Assist programmers with competition film entries as well as in researching and marketing/outreach to filmmakers, students and film goers. Help with mail outs and maintaining entries. Assist with obtaining and marketing screenings before and during the festival. Also support staff with screenings, events, and promotions during the festival and throughout the year.
Job Requirements: Looking for a problem solver and self-starter who is organized, detail-oriented, knowledgeable, interested in film and film-related events, friendly and outgoing.
Job Description: Assist Director of Marketing with research, grassroots efforts and internet marketing strategies.
Job Requirements: People and time management skills, creativity, patience and flexibility. Intern must be comfortable on the phone and a creative writer. Communication/Marketing background a plus.
OFFICE MANAGEMENT INTERN
Job Description: The Office Manager organizes and maintains the DMVIFF Office. The Office Manager’s assistants will be involved in Event Planning and Project Coordination as well as maintaining the day to day activities of the office.
Job duties entail: Assisting the Office Manager in answering the phones, creating Excel databases to keep records of reservations, and checking email. Some other tasks included are helping with film screenings around Austin, completing out-of-office errands, and getting price quotes for different projects to be completed.
Job Requirements: Must demonstrate friendliness and have good communication skills. Organizational skills and multi-tasking is a must! Exemplary phone etiquette required.
The Green Project INTERN
Job Description: Assistant to the Director. Publicizing the Green Project campaign. Research (and contact) schools and various organizations through which we can increase public awareness of the TGP (The Green Project). Research various organizations through which we can get money/sponsorship for the TGP. Brainstorming and putting into practice ways to expand TGP (screenings, increasing publicity for competitions, etc.) Mailings for TGP and Membership. Brainstorming ways to expand membership.
Job Requirements: Intern must be friendly, outgoing, patient, organised.