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Teen Screen Assistant Educator

Part-time, 10 hours per week

Film Pittsburgh presents independent cinema that encourages tolerance and understanding and embraces and celebrates the diversity of our shared human experiences. Through three distinct film festivals and an educational field-trip program for middle and high-school students, Film Pittsburgh impacts over 20,000 people each year.

Teen Screen, Film Pittsburgh’s educational program, consists of off-campus field trips for school groups including a film presentation, teaching materials, and pre- and post-screening discussions. Film topics include the Holocaust, genocide, and social justice.

Film Pittsburgh is looking for an enthusiastic, self-confident team member. Ideal candidates are selfdirected, comfortable interacting with the public, and eager to play an integral role on a dynamic team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working collaboratively with Film Pittsburgh staff to select educational films for students
  • Developing teaching materials and plans for each film presented
  • Leading pre- and post-screening discussions with 4th-12th grade students
  • Data collection and data entry, including developing and maintaining mailing lists
  • Scheduling and coordinating volunteers

Hours are flexible but must include availability on a minimum of two pre-determined mornings per week from September through mid-June. Summer schedule is more flexible.

This position requires access to a car and a willingness to travel independently to schools or screening venues in Allegheny, Butler, South Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in education, English, or related field
  • Exceptional writing, communication and public speaking skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Familiarity with Salesforce or other CRM database
  • Interest and knowledge of filmmaking is a plus
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, and complete work accurately and on time

This position requires current PA clearances to work with children.

Availability to work on other Film Pittsburgh programs, which are offered in the evening and on
weekends, is a plus.

Film Pittsburgh is an EOE. Salary is competitive with other similarly-sized arts organizations.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Info@FilmPittsburgh.org with job title in subject line.

Communications and Marketing Intern

Film Pittsburgh, a nonprofit arts organization, seeks a Communications and Marketing Intern to work with our team on organizational communications, publicity, and web and social media marketing. Film Pittsburgh presents independent cinema that encourages tolerance and understanding, and embraces and celebrates the diversity of our shared human experiences. Through three distinct film festivals and an educational field-trip program for middle and high-school students, Film Pittsburgh impacts over 20,000 people each year.

We are in search of a team player who is highly motivated by our mission to present exemplary film programming. Ideal candidates are self-directed, comfortable interacting with the public, and eager to play an integral role on a dynamic team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Writing and editing email marketing content, as well as other publicity and online marketing for all film festivals, programs, and events
  • Researching and scheduling relevant social media content
  • Designing and editing InDesign documents for sponsors and foundations
  • Updating website content
  • Photo editing in Photoshop
  • Assisting with box office sales and guest services during film festivals and events

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student in marketing, communications, arts management or related field
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills
  • Experience working with website content management systems
  • Experience with new media outreach and social media platforms
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Adobe (Photoshop and InDesign) applications
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, and complete work accurately and on time

Film Pittsburgh is an events-based organization, so the availability to work evenings and weekends as needed is required. Our small, but dynamic team works closely together, often lending a hand in many capacities during peak times.

Internships are part-time, averaging 8-12 hours per week, and unpaid.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: Info@FilmPittsburgh.org with internship title in subject line.

Writing and Development Intern

Film Pittsburgh, a nonprofit arts organization, seeks a Writing and Development Intern to work with our team on fundraising and program materials. Film Pittsburgh presents independent cinema that encourages tolerance and understanding, and embraces and celebrates the diversity of our shared human experiences. Through three distinct film festivals and an educational field-trip program for middle and high-school students, Film Pittsburgh impacts over 20,000 people each year.

We are in search of a team player who is highly motivated by our mission to present exemplary film programming. Ideal candidates are self-directed, comfortable interacting with the public, and eager to play an integral role on a dynamic team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Writing film descriptions and other content for print and web
  • Working with Associate Director to implement and execute cultivation strategies
  • Outreach and engagement with Community Partners
  • Helping to manage sponsor and donor benefits
  • Providing administrative support
  • Assisting with box office sales and guest services during film festivals and events

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student in English, business, arts management or related field
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Knowledge of Salesforce or other CRM database is a plus
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, and complete work accurately and on time

Film Pittsburgh is an events-based organization, so the availability to work evenings and weekends as needed is required. Our small, but dynamic team works closely together, often lending a hand in many capacities during peak times.

Internships are part-time, averaging 8-12 hours per week, and are unpaid.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: Info@FilmPittsburgh.org with internship title in subject line.

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