VOLUNTEER

Are you a content creator, filmmaker or film enthusiast? Wanna know what it takes to coordinate a film festival? Looking  to gain some writing, production or film festival experience? Well than The Bushwick Film Festival is the right fit for you. Volunteering with Bushwick Film Festival is a great opportunity for you to learn the inner workings of a film festivals, gain some production experience, see fantastic films and network with film professionals.

There are current volunteer opportunities in the following area: 

FESTIVAL PROGRAMMING  - APPLY

Works Closely with Director of Programming

Assists department with researching  film submissions

Act as a filmmaker/film professionals liaison

Maintain and update festival catalogue

MARKETING & SOCIAL MEDIA – APPLY

Works closely with Director of Digital Marketing

Write basic event announcements and maintain event calendar.

Help distribute marketing materials

Maintain relations with members of the media, grassroots organizations, and other groups of interest.

Promote films, visiting filmmakers, and events.

Manage content for the festival’s social media sites, and e-newsletter

Engage  in online conversations via Facebook and Twitter.

Must be familiar with: google and facebook analytics, hootsuite and mailchimp.

NEW MEDIA – APPLY 

Works with the Director of New Media

Work on specific short and long term projects as assigned by the Director.

Help build a calendar of events and networking opportunities for the Director. Prefer a candidate who is outgoing and a self-starter and can be the eyes and ears for the Director at these events.

Must be an idea person who can execute. We are looking for someone who comes to the table with his/her own long term goals.

Must be tech savvy. Should have knowledge and be able to problem solve technical issues.

Must be social media savvy and be active on Facebook, Twitter and other networks.

Should be detail oriented and be able to multi-task.

Should have an understanding and a strong interest in New Media and Transmedia storytelling.

 

Qualifications For All Positions

Energetic and outgoing

Must possess a laptop computer

Strong communication skills – written and  verbal

Strong organization skills

Thorough researching skills

Some familiarity with film and the independent filmmaking industry helpful

To apply please follow the links below:

Programming

Social Media & Marketing

New Media