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The Jewish Film Institute is seeking motivated and curious interns to assist the Digital Media Manager in a range of tasks related to the organizations film database.
LOCATION: San Francisco Bay Area, California
POSITION TIMEFRAME: Immediately | 2016-2017 | 10-15 hours per week. This is an unpaid internship but we can offer units of academic credit.
The Jewish Film Institute is the premier curatorial voice for Jewish film and media and a leading arts and culture organization in the Bay Area. Built on the foundation of the world-renowned San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - the world's first and largest Jewish film festival - the Jewish Film Institute catalyzes and inspires communities in San Francisco and around the world to expand their understanding of Jewish life and culture through film, media, and dialogue. In addition to its signature summer Festival, the Jewish Film Institute presents year-round live events in the San Francisco Bay Area and a host of online content initiatives, including JFI On Demand, the pay-per-view streaming service that makes a portion of films from its archive available to watch online.
Interns interested in archive and database management, film exhibition history and web design are encouraged to apply, but will also work across disciplines, gaining experience in digital marketing, streaming-rights negotiation, and more. Interns will assist the Digital Media Manager, Communications Manager and Programming staff on a wide array of tasks meant to enhance the JFI film archive online and implement long-lasting management protocols on the backend. Tasks include:
JFI & SFJFF internships are wonderful positions for both those with prior experience in the field of nonprofit arts administration as well as those seeking to gain new experience.
No phone calls, please.