internships 

We’re looking for candidates to join us! If you have a background in communications, a deep interest in media representation and film, and are looking to be involved with an organization that fosters diversity and inclusion, take a look at the job descriptions and send us your application! 

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

 

Responsibilities:

The Social Media Intern will assist with Identifying can't-miss social media engagement opportunities for Imagine This, including local/national community awareness days, film and media-related news, etc.

 

  • Create content related to women filmmakers and storytellers for all social media platforms.

  • Organically increase engagement. Schedule and publish social media content that is designed to engage users and create an interactive relationship

  • Develop an overall social media strategy to help drive engagement and increase followers

  • Engage with Imagine This community via social networking sites.

  • Assist in the day-to-day management of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, including content creation, copywriting, social planning, and community management

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about learning; enthusiastic about film culture, film festivals, lifestyle, entertainment, and women in film

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience using Facebook and Twitter for personal and professional purposes

  • Ability to Multitask and a Self-Starter with a Go-Getter Attitude

  • Must be able to use social media platforms

  • Receptive to input from others

  • Highly motivated team player

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • College credit will be provided to all candidates

  • Available to commit 10-15 hrs.

 

FILM BLOGGER/CONTENT WRITER INTERN

 

Responsibilities:

 

The Film Blogger/Content Writer Intern will have the opportunity to write and produce various types of shareable and SEO-driven content. Film blogger intern is responsible for covering the industry and the independent film community.

  • Write blog posts relevant to our community within the film industry

  • Create blog posts about independent film announcements, film reviews, and film news updates.

  • Conduct interviews with independent actors, filmmakers, and film studios

  • Submit two-three articles per week: 

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about learning; enthusiastic about film culture, film festivals, lifestyle, entertainment, and women in film

  • Reliable and proactive

  • Be passionate and knowledgeable about media and entertainment outlets

  • The ability to write 2-3 blog posts per week. 

  • A strong writer and researcher

  • Must have strong writing, proofreading, content, and editing skills

  • Ability to Multitask and a Self-Starter with a Go-Getter Attitude

  • Currently in pursuit of a college degree in Communications, Journalism

  • College credit will be provided to all candidates

  • Available to commit 10-15 hrs. per week 

PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN

 

Responsibilities:

 

The Public Relations Intern will assist with multiple communications projects that include writing press releases, coordinating interviews, and creating press clips for media kits. 

The Public Relations Intern is responsible for assisting the overall communications strategy and executing local and national media outreach to promote and generate favorable media coverage surrounding programming for the 2021 Imagine This Women's International Film Festival. The PR Intern must have excellent grammar skills, a friendly personality and solid knowledge of the festival.

  • Assist with writing press releases and other press communications

  • Assist in identifying and tracking opportunities for print, online, and broadcast media

  • Update media contacts

  • Analyze data and create fact sheets for interested parties (popular e-blasts, magazine features, social media mentions, etc.

  • Compile and archive press clippings and media mentions

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about learning; enthusiastic about film culture, film festivals, lifestyle, entertainment, and women in film

  • Be passionate and knowledgeable about media and entertainment outlets

  • At least one prior PR (or similar) internship is preferred but not required

  • Have excellent storytelling, writing skills, and proper grammar - Have experience with both creative and business (PR) writing

  • Be a current public relations, communications, journalism or advertising student

  • Ability to Multitask and a Self-Starter with a Go-Getter Attitude

  • College credit will be provided to all candidates

  • Available to commit 10-15 hrs. per week for the fall (End of August through November).

What You'll Learn:

 

ITWIFF offers our interns the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in an art and film festival organization; develop skills in social media, content creation, marketing and PR, email marketing, and project management; and to gain exposure to the independent film industry. Though unpaid, this is an excellent opportunity to participate in the process of an international film festival and the opportunity to network with industry leaders. University credit hours are available to qualified candidates.

Terms:​

  • This is an unpaid position with an all-volunteer organization

  • Work from home will be required, so a personal laptop or access to a desktop will be expected

  • Must be available 10+ hours a week 

  • This is a non-paid part-time internship position 

  • Credit may be earned if needed

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to volunteer.imaginethis@gmail.com with Imagine This Intern in the subject line. Address qualifications and specific interest in Imagine This. No phone calls, please.

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