Internship Positions

Marketing Intern (At-Home)
May – August (Summer) | September – December (Winter) | January – April (Spring)
Unpaid internship. College credit possible: ask your school’s internship coordinator. 

Job Description
Intern works directly with Programmer and Marketing team to promote our various screening, festival, and fundraising events, as well as creating ad content which is used both on-screen and across social media to promote cinema and our programming. Intern also gets first-hand experience at all the particulars of running an independent Art House cinema – working with studios to program films, working with filmmakers to arrange for presentations, working with community groups on collaborative events, non-profit Membership programs, and innovative, consistently evolving streaming-cinema options and platforms.

Learning Outcomes
Intern will receive hands-on experience with the ins and outs of a non-profit arts organization, with a focus on the cinematic arts. This includes creating eye-catching visual content for the purposes of marketing and outreach; sharing video content with strong and appealing narrative; working with potential sponsors and/or partners in creating and producing festival programming; working with local arts patrons to examine the sorts of films and programs they’d like access to in their community ; and working in a Team-focused environment with like-minded film and arts enthusiasts to create a dynamic, diverse, and memorable experiences for our audience.

Training
.Intern will work directly under Marketing Director and/or Executive Director of The Frida Cinema, a non-profit art house cinema.  Intern will be trained on software programs including Slack (used for team communication), Google Drive/Sheets/Spreadsheets, Zoom, Later, WordPress. Intern have Manager as continued resource to get their questions answered and tasks clarified, and Manager will consistently provide feedback on work. Intern will also be given a Formal review after first two weeks of work, as well as after completion of Internship; but again, general feedback will be consistent. Beyond those duties assigned, Intern will also know that they are welcome to communicate any other aspects of organization/cinema’s operations that they would like to know more about for their own enrichment and/or job experience.


Graphic Design Intern (At-Home)
May – August (Summer) | September – December (Winter) | January – April (Spring)
Unpaid Internship.  College credit possible: ask your school’s internship coordinator.

Job Description
Intern will work directly with our Director of Marketing, Programmer, and Executive Director. Interns will create graphics which will be implemented to promote our screenings; festival and fundraising events; design creation for our sponsors and non-profit, educational, and community partners; web banners; social media announcements; and content which is used both on-screen and across social media to promote cinema and our programming. Intern will also gets a first-hand, immersive experience at all the particulars of marketing an independent Art House cinema, including the many innovative, consistently evolving streaming-cinema options and platforms.

Learning Outcomes
Intern will receive hands-on experience with the ins and outs of a non-profit arts organization, with a focus on the marketing of both a non-profit organization and a cinematic venue. This includes creating eye-catching visual content for the purposes of marketing and outreach; working with potential sponsors and/or partners in creating and producing partnered graphics; creative in-house poster and flyer design; and working in a Team-focused environment with like-minded film and arts enthusiasts to create a dynamic, diverse, and memorable experiences for our audience.

Training
.Intern will work directly under Executive Director and Marketing Director of The Frida Cinema, a non-profit art house cinema.  Intern will be use – and will be trained where necessary to use – software programs including Slack (used for team communication), Zoom, Adobe Photoshop, Later, and WordPress. Intern will have Director of Manager and/or Executive Director as continued resource to get their questions answered and tasks clarified, and Director of Marketing will consistently provide feedback on work. Intern will also be given a Formal review after first two weeks of work, as well as after completion of Internship; but again, general feedback will be consistent.


Graphic Design Intern (At-Home)
May – August (Summer) | September – December (Winter) | January – April (Spring)
Unpaid Internship.  College credit possible: ask your school’s internship coordinator.

Job Description
Intern works directly with Executive Director and Programming team to create creative and exciting written web content to promote our various screening, festival, and fundraising even. Writer will provide content for website, weekly Newsletter, and Press Releases. Intern also gets first-hand experience at many particulars of running an independent Art House cinema – working with studios to program films, working with filmmakers to arrange for presentations, working with community groups on collaborative events, non-profit Membership programs, and innovative, consistently evolving streaming-cinema options and platforms.

Learning Outcomes
Intern will receive hands-on experience with the ins and outs of a non-profit arts organization, with a focus on writing for the cinematic arts. This includes creating creative, engaging, well-written content for the purposes of marketing and outreach; some minor graphic design (knowing and having basic Photoshop helps, but is not mandatory); working with potential sponsors and/or partners in creating and producing festival programming; working with local arts patrons to examine the sorts of films and programs they’d like access to in their community ; and working in a Team-focused environment with like-minded film and arts enthusiasts to create a dynamic, diverse, and memorable experiences for our audience.

Training
Interns will work directly with the Programmer, Marketing Team, and Executive Director of The Frida Cinema, a non-profit art house cinema, and will be using (and be trained on, where necessary) Slack (used for team communication), Zoom, Google Drive/Docs/Spreadsheet, and WordPress.  Via Slack, Intern will have continued access to our team to get their questions answered and tasks clarified, and managers will consistently provide feedback on work. Intern will also be given a Formal review after first two weeks of work, as well as after completion of Internship; but again, general feedback will be consistent. Beyond those duties assigned by Executive Director, Intern will also know that they are welcome to communicate any other aspects of organization/cinema’s operations that they would like to know more about for their own enrichment and/or job experience.