International Film Social Media Intern

Journeys In Film

Los Angeles, CA

Journeys in Film is a nonprofit that harnesses the power of film to support middle and high school teachers with interdisciplinary educational curricula to inspire learning and prepare the next generation to be socially globally competent citizens. We’re interested to hire a paid International Film Social Media Intern based in Los Angeles. This collaboration would be perfect for a detail-oriented individual interested to use their creative skills to amplify inclusive storytelling and interdisciplinary resources to support film as a resource for social impact to benefit educators.
This role is based in North-East Los Angeles. The best candidate will be located within a reasonable commute to work with our director of programs there. As this is an internship, we are looking for someone who is a two- or four-year university student currently pursuing a degree in film production, film studies, communications, education, nonprofit management, new media communications or a related field. You must also have a demonstrated strong interest in social media marketing and be an excellent written communicator with creative copywriting, editing and proofreading skills.
Finally, this role seeks to blend several of our core beliefs: Film and new media are essential tools to educate and cultivate empathy. Creative expression is also a vital tool for equity and inclusion. We would love to work with a student passionate about digital community building and possessing a sense of creative joy working across disciplines to support our vision. 
Position Details
Semester-length commitment with the possibility of extending.
8-10 hrs per week 
 
Working in collaboration with our telecommuting team, tasks will include but are not limited to:
  • Assist in organizing our social media accounts for interdisciplinary outreach 
  • Maintain and update JIF film folders: posters, stills, cover art from our resources etc. 
  • Design and help create graphics and image content for social media platforms and newsletter to reach 35K+ educators, including messaging to promote events
  • Collaborate in telling our story across social media for audiences of educators and filmmakers 
  • Contribute to a social media content calendar that includes regular posts for various social media outlets (Facebook, Instagram & Twitter). Update as needed
  • Support film promotion and advocacy campaign with the development of communication tools such as social media posts and templates, event flyers, one-page information documents, and other tools as needed
  • Conduct and collaborate in audience research of other education-based organizations, hashtag campaigns and trends, that target similar constituents to determine best practices and audiences interests to inform our social strategy and advocacy efforts
Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with and an interest in diverse contemporary films and inclusion initiatives in the film industry 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including print, email, phone, and social media
  • Familiarity with the use of Google Suite, Canva and/or other online design tools (Photoshop a huge plus)
  • Familiarity with social media schedulers such as Buffer/Hootsuite and Instagram Business, Facebook and Twitter (familiarity with educator culture on social media is a bonus)
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized 
Please email your resume with "International Film Social Media Intern" in the subject to martine@journeysinfilm.org., Include the following in your cover letter:
  • A note about the most impactful film you’ve experienced in 2019
  • Two sample tweets presenting how you would talk about that film
You're welcome to review our work and curricula resources at www.JourneysinFilm.org.

About Journeys in Film

We harness the power of film to create educational curricula that inspire learning and prepares the next generation to be globally competent citizens. Active in global education for over a fifteen years, our recent film partnerships have included Hidden Figures, He Named Me Malala and The Music of Strangers. We believe teaching through film has the power mitigate existing attitudes of cultural bias and racism, cultivate human empathy and compassion, develop a deeper knowledge of global issues and current challenges, and prepare young people for effective participation in the world community, all while meeting academic standards.

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