Jobs & Internships

Employment Opportunities

As a nonprofit arts organization, Heartland Film greatly relies upon the hard work of interns and seasonal staff. Interns are typically hired in the Spring, Summer and Fall, with seasonal positions opening in mid-Summer. Don’t see an opening? Consider becoming a Heartland Film volunteer!

See below for current internship openings:

Volunteer Services Intern - Fall

Volunteer Services Intern
Type: Intern (college credit) 1 Fall Position Available
Reports to: Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator
Dates: August – October (Fall) | 12-20 hours/week

Description: The Volunteer Services Intern is responsible for assisting the Volunteer Manager with the scheduling of Heartland Film Festival volunteer, shift chair and theater chair shifts and responsibilities for the 2018 Heartland Film Festival. Additionally, the Volunteer Services Intern will assist the Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator with organizing and coordinating schedules, activities, and initiatives within various volunteer committees.

Skills/Requirements:

  • Majoring in marketing, communications, media studies, film, nonprofit management or related field
  • Detail-oriented with effective time management skills
  • Strong communication skills and friendly customer service
  • Desire to learn more about what it takes to put on a film festival
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Drive
  • Passion and excitement for the 2018 Heartland Film Festival

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator in creating shift schedules for the 2018 Heartland Film Festival
  • Assist theVolunteer & Outreach Coordinator in the management and training of Heartland Film volunteers before and during the Festival
  • Occasionally assist members of the Heartland Film staff with administrative tasks when Festival Office volunteers are unable to make a shift
  • Assist various volunteer committees – Welcome Bag Committee, Festival Office Volunteers, Marketing Street Team, Hospitality Committee, etc. – with various initiatives and projects associated with the 2018 Heartland Film Festival

 

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Festival Events Intern - Fall

Festival Events Intern
Type: Intern (college credit) 1 Fall Position Available
Reports to: Events Manager
Dates: August – October (Fall) | 12-20 hours/week

Description: The Festival Events Intern is responsible for assisting the Operations Team with putting on a successful 2018 Heartland Film Festival. The Festival Intern will help with running special events and Festival prep/teardown.

Skills/Requirements:

  • Majoring in film, nonprofit management, event planning, business or related field
  • Desire to learn more about planning, special events and the film festival atmosphere
  • Detail-oriented with effective time management skills
  • Strong communication skills and friendly customer service
  • Must be 21 years in age; able to serve alcohol at events (we can pay for your alcohol serving license if you’re not already certified)
  • Quick on your feet with effective problem-solving skills
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a car during the Festival
  • Able to lift at least 25 lbs.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Drive; basic math skills

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Gather and deliver materials to the theaters and venues pre-Festival
  • Setup and teardown of Heartland Film Festival special events (primarily at the Premiere Pavilion)
  • Assist the Pavilion Manager with running events, prep/teardown in the Premiere Pavilion
  • Set-up red carpet, lights and step-and-repeats for red carpet premieres and parties
  • Bar tend at special events when needed

 

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