Intern at the Providence Children's Film Festival

Here's a great opportunity from our friends at the Providence Children's Film Festival!
Join the PCFF team!

Now in our 6th year, Providence Children's Film Festival (PCFF) has become more than just one of the top film festivals in the country dedicated to programming for children and youth. 

The non-profit organization, PCFF, brings the community together to watch the best of independent and international films for youth, to learn about the craft of filmmaking, to engage with people and stories from around the world, and to make connections. Through the art of the moving image, PCFF inspires a new generation of thinkers and doers.


We have openings in the following areas:

  • Festival Assistant Coordinator
  • Internships
  • Volunteers (of all ages!)

Festival Assistant Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Festival Assistant Coordinator is responsible for assisting with many aspects of production for the annual film festival (happening this yearFebruary 12-22, 2015) as well as providing support for other youth filmmaking programs. 

 

Responsibilities: 
Oversight and involvement where necessary in everything related to producing the festival!  Work closely with core members of the organization to plan and support the festival and youth filmmaking programs. This includes volunteer recruitment and management, festival and special event logistics, ticketing, marketing, etc. Support sponsorship fulfillment, community and partnership outreach, and assist with film talk scheduling and management. Be on-site point person during event: coordinate volunteers, rentals, deliveries, and signage, set up/take down.

 

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and provides follow-through on areas of responsibility.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized. Excellent verbal and writing skills.
  • Able to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Word and Excel. Social media savvy, helpful but not necessary.
  • Helpful: An interest in film and working with diverse communities.

Position: 10-15 hours / week. Full-time during the festival.

Start Date:  Fall 2014

To apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Anisa Raoof, Executive Director,anisa@pcffri.org401-316-5827 

 

 PCFF Internships for the 2014-15 School Year

PCFF General Internship

An internship opportunity is available for a detail oriented, motivated and creative individual interested in joining our team this fall. You will learn more about children's film and media, advance your creative and collaborative skills, and develop your own media and technology skills.

 

Responsibilities: Work closely with core members of the organization to plan and support the festival and youth filmmaking programs, develop online communications and social media presence, support partnership and community outreach, assist with mailing list maintenance, and coordinate evaluations of public programs.

Qualifications: Well organized, a strong writer, social media and spread sheet savvy; interested in film and working with diverse communities; able to work collaboratively and independently; willing to commit at least 10 hours a week.

The internship is open to current college and graduate students, and recent graduates. 

Application Deadline: Available Year-round.

To apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Anisa Raoof, Executive Director,anisa@pcffri.org401-316-5827 

Position: Part-time, Unpaid

 

Marketing and Public Relations Intern

PCFF seeks an intern to assist in the promotion and marketing of the 2015 February festival and film youth programs. The internship will include writing and sending press releases, preparing content (including film stills, videos) for distribution, creating and sending e-blasts, updating festival website, enhancing our social networking through Facebook, Twitter, etc. Assist with community outreach to develop relationships between our programs and potential audiences and other stakeholders, and feet-to-the-pavement promotional work, such as postering around the area.

 

The internship is open to current college and graduate students, and recent graduates.

 

Application Deadline: Available Year-round.

To apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Anisa Raoof, Executive Director,anisa@pcffri.org401-316-5827 

Position: Part-time, Unpaid.

Volunteer!

We love our volunteers (of all ages!) - they are essential in helping PCFF bring a world of film to children, families, and educators in the community!

 

We are seeking volunteers and welcome returning ones to help with youth filmmaking programs this fall and planning the 2015 February festival. If you would like to join the fun (and watch some excellent films!), please email anisa@pcffri.org with "PCFF Volunteer" in the subject line.

 

 

Visit pcffri.org for a complete list of happenings.
Monday, August 25, 2014