Social Media Intern Social Media Intern

(three documentary films) (three documentary films)

Location Oakland, CA
Start Date
End Date
Application Deadline 8/25/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Pay Rate
Contact Information [email protected]


Three exciting documentary projects seek a Social Media/PA Intern interested in learning more about marketing and outreach for documentary films. This position will require approximately 5-10 hours a week, possibly more during the height of certain festivals, kickstarter campaigns, shoots, or upcoming events. This position is ideal for a person interested in learning more about festival strategy, press, social media, crowdfunding and documentary filmmaking.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in marketing, as your voice will drive the three projects in the social media arena and applicable to any job where you will have to understand how to message an idea and/or brand. You will be contributing to the richness of the Bay Area documentary community, and develop potentially long lasting relationships with a number of Bay Area filmmakers. This is an unpaid internship with potential for future paid work.

There may be additional areas for the intern to assist (if interested) including but Not limited to: production assistance on shoots, archival research, and assistants editing.

Short description of the film projects:
F R E E is a documentary that follows five teens through a year in a dance program in Oakland, California. In a city infamous for violence and high dropout rates, Destiny Arts provides a safe place for teens to come and share their stories and move their bodies.

Oakland Originals is a series of short documentaries highlighting artists, thinkers, and do-ere in Oakland, CA.

From Baghdad to The Bay follows 7 years in the resettlement process of an audacious Iraqi refugee and former translator for the US military. Accused of being a double agent, tortured by the US, and ostracized from his family and country, Ghazwan Alsharif struggles to rebuild his life in the San Francisco Bay Area while coming out as a gay man.


Self-starter Detail oriented with a focus on organization and time management skills Strong communication skills Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Drive, use of dropbox Strong kNowledge of mainstream social media platforms including Facebook, twitter and Instagram KNowledge and interest in marketing analysis Passion for film and media How To Apply: Position open until filled - we are looking for someone to start ASAP. Please send all inquires with a resume and a statement about why you are interested in this position to [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you.