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Spring 2019: Richmond International Film & Music Festival - Intern

Jan 14, 2019

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

Available Internships: RIFF has 3 current positions available for the Winter/Spring. The position is ideal for those looking to develop their foundational skills in one of the following areas: communications, social media and general marketing, graphic design, event planning, filmmaker, musician, development executive, festival organizer, writer, publicist, or related industry professional.  The internship is unpaid and can be used for credit or experience for the qualified individual based upon preference and need. For those that excel there may be opportunities to grow with the company.

Qualifications: Candidate should have basic educational or a training background in one or more of the following areas: social media and general marketing, graphic design, film, screenwriting, music, communications/PR, and/or the business side of these industries. He or she should be well organized, dependable, and eager to learn the ins and outs of the industry.  

Position: Part-time. Internship can be used for credit hours at participating schools and Universities or without credit depending on the desires of the respective student.  

Responsibilities: Assist in administrative tasks and the coordination of festival planning, marketing, design, publicity, film and music reviews, and event production. Interns will get close up, behind the scenes experience at what it takes to run an international film festival.

Hours, Start Date & Term: Approximately 15 hour commitment per week. For the current open positions, candidates must reside in the greater Richmond area. Start Date:  Mid-to late January. Interviews begin early January.  Length of program approximately 12 wks. Future renewal based on merit.    

How to apply: Send a resume and brief cover letter stating your interest to by January 10th. If a qualifying candidate, we will contact you with further instructions regarding an interview and the next steps of the application. For more information about RIFF, visit