INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Film Festival Programming Intern

Film Festival Programming Intern

POSITION

Internship or Volunteer position (unpaid, college credit available)

 

DATES

late-January to late-November 2019 (shorter or longer terms available)

 

COMMITMENT

minimum 10-20 hours per week

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The San Diego Asian Film Festival is seeking students or recent graduates with backgrounds in Cinema and Media, Literature, Communication, Asian, and/or Asian American Studies to help support the programming department. Selected candidates will be a part of the core screening committee for feature and short film submissions, and will be exposed to the programming process, write program notes, learn to correspond with filmmakers, and help with festival database maintenance and other administrative duties.

These are unpaid positions. Scheduling is flexible, but maintaining some hours between Mon-Fri during daytime business hours is a must. The position is best suited for someone who is passionate about cinema, holds a strong interest in Asian and Asian American cultures and communities, and possesses very strong communication skills.

 

This position is open to all – you do not have to be a student to apply.

 

BENEFITS

This position offers a unique opportunity to experience and participate in an exciting film and cultural event. Interns get hands-on experience with festival planning and implementation, as well as exposure to the Asian American arts community locally and regionally. Interns will broaden their knowledge of contemporary international film styles and trends. This can also be a great networking opportunity and valuable experience for aspiring filmmakers, writers, activists, event planners, or nonprofit entrepreneurs.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Our ideal candidate would possess the following skills and traits:

○ Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
○ Attention to detail
○ Strong analytical writing skills
○ Proficiency with Google Docs (documents and spreadsheets)
○ Web/internet savvy: research and social networking applications
○ Independent and dependable worker
○ Knowledge of or interest in Asian and Asian American media arts
○ Reliable transportation to our Point Loma office
○ Very strong interest in world cinema
○ Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
○ Availability for the entire length of the festival season (January to November)

TO APPLY

Please send a resume and cover letter to: Glenn Heath, Managing Director via email to glenn@pacarts.org. Strong candidates will be selected to submit a writing sample and come in for in-person interview.

Digital Marketing Intern

Digital Marketing Intern

POSITION

Internship or Volunteer position (unpaid, college credit available)

 

DATES

late-January to late-November 2019 (shorter or longer terms available)

 

COMMITMENT

minimum 10-20 hours per week

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who wants to gain valuable experience executing marketing campaigns for our film festival(s), film programming, and other organization events, with a strong focus on writing and copyediting. Digital Marketing Interns will learn how to use social media publishers, optimize content for a variety of platforms and interpret marketing data.

 

THINGS YOU’LL DO

○ Identify opportunities for content creation and promotion
○ Develop email newsletter copy
○ Create effective and engaging graphics/multimedia
○ Write website copy and update the website as necessary
○ Social media management
○ Perform research and outreach
○ Collect qualitative and quantitative data from marketing campaigns
○ Create analytic reports
○ Input and interpret survey data
○ Support the marketing team in daily administrative tasks

BENEFITS

This position offers a unique opportunity to experience and participate in an exciting film and cultural event. Interns get hands-on experience with festival planning and implementation, as well as exposure to the Asian American arts community locally and regionally. Interns will broaden their knowledge of contemporary international film styles and trends. This can also be a great networking opportunity and valuable experience for aspiring filmmakers, writers, activists, event planners, or nonprofit entrepreneurs.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Our ideal candidate would possess the following skills and traits:

○ Outstanding writing and editing skills
○ Detail-oriented and highly organized
○ Familiarity with web and social media publishers and platforms

Experience with any or all of the following are a plus: WordPress, Facebook Publisher, Twitter Media Studio, Twitter Advanced Search, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Google Analytics, Buffer, MailChimp or similar tools.

TO APPLY

Please send a resume and cover letter to: Glenn Heath, Managing Director via email to glenn@pacarts.org. Strong candidates will be selected to submit a writing sample and come in for in-person interview.

Graphic Design Intern

Graphic Design Intern

POSITION

Internship or Volunteer position (unpaid, college credit available)

 

DATES

late-January to late-November 2019 (shorter or longer terms available)

 

COMMITMENT

minimum 10-20 hours per week

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

This a great opportunity for an individual looking to apply design skills across a variety of media: from broadcast to print, digital to live events. You’ll get the opportunity to work on creating a variety of marketing collateral, from posters, to digital banners, to signage and even step-and-repeats.

 

THINGS YOU’LL DO

○ Create work for print and web products
○ Design logos, brochures, websites, and print materials
○ Build social posts and animated gifs
○ Participate in team brainstorming sessions
○ Build slides and powerpoints for presentations

BENEFITS

This position offers a unique opportunity to experience and participate in an exciting film and cultural event. Interns get hands-on experience with festival planning and implementation, as well as exposure to the Asian American arts community locally and regionally. Interns will broaden their knowledge of contemporary international film styles and trends. This can also be a great networking opportunity and valuable experience for aspiring filmmakers, writers, activists, event planners, or nonprofit entrepreneurs.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Our ideal candidate would possess the following skills and traits:

○ Creative with a keen eye for consistency and style
○ Can work under tight deadlines
○ Demonstrated experience with graphic/design/editing software including: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and similar programs.

Experience with any or all of the following are a plus: WordPress, MailChimp, StampReady Builder, or similar tools.

TO APPLY

Please send a resume and cover letter to: Glenn Heath, Managing Director via email to glenn@pacarts.org. Strong candidates will be selected to submit a writing sample and come in for in-person interview.

Video Production Intern

Video Production Intern

POSITION

Internship or Volunteer position (unpaid, college credit available)

 

DATES

late-January to late-November 2019 (shorter or longer terms available)

 

COMMITMENT

minimum 10-20 hours per week

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Video Production Interns will have the opportunity to producing or assisting in the production, editing, encoding and promotion of content distributed across broadcast, digital, and onscreen platforms. Past Video Production Interns have produced, shot, and edited content for Chew The Scene and the San Diego Asian Film Festival.

 

THINGS YOU’LL DO

○ Create and edit film content for Pacific Arts Movement, its events and programs
○ Organize, cut, optimize and distribute content for various digital and social platforms
○ Contribute ideas to possible features that will showcase the organization and its programs
○ Work in conjunction with multiple teams to create compelling content

BENEFITS

This position offers a unique opportunity to experience and participate in an exciting film and cultural event. Interns get hands-on experience with festival planning and implementation, as well as exposure to the Asian American arts community locally and regionally. Interns will broaden their knowledge of contemporary international film styles and trends. This can also be a great networking opportunity and valuable experience for aspiring filmmakers, writers, activists, event planners, or nonprofit entrepreneurs.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Our ideal candidate would possess the following skills and traits:

○ Demonstrated interest in video content production
○ Experience with graphic/design/editing software including: Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro
○ Experience with social media platforms

Experience with any or all of the following are a plus: WordPress, MailChimp, StampReady Builder, or similar tools.

TO APPLY

Please send a resume and cover letter to: Glenn Heath, Managing Director via email to glenn@pacarts.org. Strong candidates will be selected to submit a writing sample and come in for in-person interview.

Public Relations Intern

Public Relations Intern

POSITION

Internship or Volunteer position (unpaid, college credit available)

 

DATES

late-January to late-November 2019 (shorter or longer terms available)

 

COMMITMENT

minimum 10-20 hours per week

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

This is a great opportunity for individuals interested in gaining or developing further experience and exposure to the media/PR field. Public Relations Interns will be part of an in-house integrated marketing team, in charge of all marketing, creative, and communications efforts for the San Diego Asian Film Festival, Pacific Arts Movement and its programs.

 

THINGS YOU’LL DO

○ Pitch media
○ Track print and digital media coverage
○ Maintain digital clipbooks of major programs and events
○ Create, research and update media lists
○ Research and brainstorm
○ Correspond with media, bloggers and social media accounts
○ Support the marketing team in daily administrative tasks
○ Secure and oversee partnerships with local vendors, restaurants and local media

BENEFITS

This position offers a unique opportunity to experience and participate in an exciting film and cultural event. Interns get hands-on experience with festival planning and implementation, as well as exposure to the Asian American arts community locally and regionally. Interns will broaden their knowledge of contemporary international film styles and trends. This can also be a great networking opportunity and valuable experience for aspiring filmmakers, writers, activists, event planners, or nonprofit entrepreneurs.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Our ideal candidate would possess the following skills and traits:

○ Outstanding verbal and written communication skills (AP Style knowledge a plus)
○ Previous PR/Media experience preferred
○ Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
○ Effective manages time, follows up and is results driven
○ Proficiency in foreign languages is a plus

TO APPLY

Please send a resume and cover letter to: Glenn Heath, Managing Director via email to glenn@pacarts.org. Strong candidates will be selected to submit a writing sample and come in for in-person interview.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager

Pacific Arts Movement is seeking a passionate, outgoing, and highly-motivated Marketing Manager to advance the organization’s mission, visibility, and community engagement.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

A full-time exempt position, the Marketing Manager oversees all marketing and public relations efforts throughout the year to broaden our constituency and position the organization in a way that results in increased audience awareness and engagement, local and regional visibility, ticket sales, and street buzz.

These efforts include, but are not limited to, managing our newsletter, social media, website, graphic design, and video production in support of programs such as Membership campaigns, Spotlight Screenings, SDAFF Spring Showcase, and our largest event, the San Diego Asian Film Festival.

The Marketing Manager reports to the Executive Director and will work closely with the Artist Director and programming team. The Marketing Manager will also oversee marketing interns/volunteers as well as contractors supporting graphic design, video production, and public relations.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Our ideal candidate would possess the following skills and traits:

○ Strong ability the write appropriate, concise, and effective copy to engage a variety of audiences through various mediums (social media, newsletters, etc.)
○ Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with all levels of staff, board, and community partners
○ Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and handle deadlines with flexibility and a positive attitude
○ Ability to manage various teams including contractors (graphic design, video production, PR) as well as cultivating interns and volunteers
○ Ability to analyze demographics and other statistics to develop marketing strategies
○ Experience with Google Docs and Gmail programs
○ Deep interest in film, the arts, and Asian American and Pacific Islander communities
○ Knowledge of community organizations in San Diego and experience in community building a plus
○ Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus
○ Foreign language skills a plus

 

JOB DUTIES

○ Create, execute, and manage Marketing and PR strategy in support of Pac Arts’ year-round programs with a focus on SDAFF and SDAFF Spring Showcase
○ Manage Pac Arts digital presence through the organization’s social media channels, newsletter, and website, including the creation and use of visual assets (video and photos)
○ Manage Pac Arts’ brand to ensure all designs, collateral, and campaigns positively reflect the organization’s brand and mission
○ Oversee the messaging, design, creation, printing, and distribution of all marketing collateral in support of all Pac Arts programs and campaigns
○ Manage Pac Arts’ public relations efforts with the support of PR contractor(s)/agencies to broaden Pac Arts local/regional recognition as well as to meet PR goals
○ Provide regular tracking reports to staff and board on relevant stats relating to audience and community engagement
○ Serve as point of contact for graphic designers, video production team, photographers, printers, and mailing houses
○ Survey, track, and analyze audience demographics, website traffic, and media impressions

START DATE

August 2019. We will keep the position open until filled.

 

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:

This is a full-time exempt position with a comprehensive benefits plan (medical/dental/vision/life), SIMPLE IRA contribution plan, and flexible time-off policy. Pay is commensurate with experience.

 

TO APPLY

Send a cover letter and resume to Kent Lee, Executive Director, via email to kent@pacarts.org with “Marketing Manager” in the subject line.