Firelight is Hiring Development Associate Interns for Nonprofit Fundraising in Spring 202

It is Firelight’s mission to mentor our interns and give them the skills and experience to be the next generation of film, media, and arts administration professionals. Our internship program will give dedicated and driven participants the opportunity to assist our Firelight Media and Firelight Films teams with a variety of projects depending on their area of interest. Opportunities include the production and development of documentary film projects; graphic design and social video production; fundraising and arts administration, and more.

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Firelight Is Looking for Communication Interns for Spring 2023 – Remote and in NYC

It is Firelight’s mission to mentor our interns and give them the skills and experience to be the next generation of film, media, and arts administration professionals. Our internship program will give dedicated and driven participants the opportunity to assist our Firelight Media and Firelight Films teams with a variety of projects depending on their area of interest. Opportunities include the production and development of documentary film projects; graphic design and social video production; fundraising and arts administration, and more.

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Matchmaking Agency Seeks Social Media/Admin Intern (Mostly Remote)

Rivet Boutique Matchmaking (RBM) is a small, fun, and engaging company. Our work environment includes flexible work hours and a relaxed atmosphere. We operate in the NYC/NJ metro areas and our clients are young-at-heart professionals seeking something meaningful.

We are hiring a talented Social Media/Admin Intern to join our team. If you’re excited to be part of a fun start-up, RBM is a great place to jumpstart your professional career.

The founder of the company is a professional, certified matchmaker with a background in talent acquisition, hiring, and career advising. Not only will you have the opportunity to learn more about the matchmaking business, but you’ll be working closely with a career advancement expert!

This is a remote role, with the possibility of in-person meetings with RBM team members and/or clients.

Responsibilities for Social Media/Admin Intern

  • Assist in the growth of the brand by raising awareness through various social media platforms
  • Work alongside the team to create a plan for social media strategies monthly
  • Monitor postings to ensure the brand message is consistent and on par with the brand’s mission
  • Aid in the daily aspects of promoting the businesses campaigns
  • Interact with followers and potential customers by communicating and answering questions through the company’s social media pages and via email
  • Assist in implementing plans to increase followers on popular social media websites
  • Support the establishment of partnerships with local and/or national businesses
  • Support the leadership team as needed

Qualifications for Social Media Intern

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, journalism, public relations, or related field
  • 1-2 years of social media management experience
  • Strong knowledge of popular social media platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics preferred
  • Experience with multi-social posting through programs such as Hootsuite, Later, and HubSpot
  • Comfortable working with Microsoft Office, Canva, and WordPress
  • General knowledge of Search Engine Optimization and internet ranking for web content
  • Entry-level experience determining how to cater unique marketing campaigns to a unique audience
  • Entry-level understanding of marketing strategy and how to use the concepts throughout various forms of outreach
  • Some sales experience or knowledge strongly preferred

To apply, please send resume to Aramis Grant at aramis.grant@gmail.com

Woodstock Film Festival Seeks Interns

woodstock film festival logoThe Woodstock Film Festival is currently searching for interns in ALL departments, including but not limited to Operations, Press, Public Relations, and Administrative. General experience includes database management, film entry screening evaluations, fundraising, public relations, press, community outreach, event planning, equipment optimizing/organization, and more. Of course, the internship will be custom tailored depending on the intern’s individual experience and skills. Interns will have many opportunities to meet and network with well-connected and promising industry members while enjoying responsibility in a fast-paced and team-based environment. Continue reading

Have Federal Work Study? Apply to Join Our Editorial Team for Fall 2023

The Digital Media and Journalism and Communication departments are looking for an Editorial Assistant to the Department Advisor. As an editorial assistant you will help with writing and maintaining our blogs, designing newsletters, posters and fliers and posting to social media. You will also help maintain spreadsheets, send emails and announcements and other clerical/administrative work. 

We are looking for students with excellent writing, editing and design skills. You must be able to write short blog posts, emails, announcements, etc. and design posters, social media posts and newsletters. Attention to detail is a must. Experience with Canva, Instagram, WordPress and Google Sheets (or Excel) is preferred.

You can apply for this position as either a work study student or for internship credits (although if you seek internship credits, preference is given to students who have done prior internships for credit and completed the seminar.) The position begins at the start of the Fall 2022 semester. It’s a great opportunity to hone your writing and design skills and learn how to use them strategically.

Please submit your resume and a writing sample to Amy Witkus, Administrative Assistant at witkusa@newpaltz.edu

Here is a video spotlight from Abigail Hedler, who was a part of the First Year Internship Program. Click the picture to be taken to the video on our Instagram!

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Events & Comm Summer Interns Needed for Upstate Women in Film & TV

An internship with Upstate Women In Film and Television is a great opportunity to have hands-on experience in a non-for-profit organization who supports women working in the film and entertainment industry. 

Interns will learn about how our non-for-profit is formed and organized.  They will observe board meetings and learn first hand how Robert’s Rules work. Interns will be involved in the planning, organizing and execution of both live and online programs and events within our organization. Our events span across the Hudson Valley region of NY. We will cover travel expenses to live events or provide travel accommodations to you.   

 Here are some of the tasks and learning outcomes: 

  • Setting up Zoom meetings and webinars. You will learn about the basic setup along with advanced features for professional programs. 
  • Posting marketing materials on social media outlets such as: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linked-In. You will learn how to market with the use of social media and the art of hashtags. 
  • Creating marketing flyers on CANVA to post on social media. This is good practice in graphic design skills. 
  • Updating the events page on our Weebly site: upwift.org. We will teach you how to edit and post to a Weebly site. 
  • Attending live events to set up, help run, and break down.  These are fun and a great way to meet people who work in the film and entertainment industry. 

 If interested, please send resume and an email of intent to info@upwift.org.