The Arab Film and Media Institute (AFMI) is the first organization of its kind outside the Arab world, a unique ecosystem to find, nurture, connect, and develop Arab film and media projects. It was rebranded from the Arab Film Festival in 2017 to fulfill its broader mandate to empower local Arab talent to tell their communities’ stories in their own voices through workshops, development and opportunities to screen their work. Through film, education, mentorship, and new media, AFMI’s mission is to change pervasive worldwide anti-Arab narratives.
The Executive Intern assists AFMI’s Executive Director with weekly tasks. Duties include performing administrative tasks, providing support for Board of Directors meetings, management of cultivation and invitation lists, some PR work and general planning for events. Opportunity provided to gain event planning experience and learn the logistics of producing an annual film festival.
Excellent organization and communication skills are a must. This internship offers a monthly stipend after three months.
10-15 hours/week (during the summer) 10 hours (during the fall/winter/spring), college credit available, monthly stipend available after 3 months.
Attention to detail, excellent organization skills and be able to meet deadlines. We offer a flexible schedule, possibilities to work remotely and lots of perks. Will have the opportunity to work and learn from an experienced team and be part of a growing national organization.