Interns interested in archive and database management, film exhibition history and web design are encouraged to apply, but will also work across disciplines, gaining experience in digital marketing, streaming-rights negotiation, and more. Interns will assist the Digital Media Manager, Communications Manager and Programming staff on a wide array of tasks meant to enhance the JFI film archive online and implement long-lasting management protocols on the backend.
• Review current film entries in the database and updating film information to reflect any changes since exhibition (including distributor/contact information).
• Procure and organize film images for any archive records missing one.
• Review film metadata in conjunction with the database developer to confirm that all film entries are created according to archiving conventions.
• Prepare playlists of films by subject/theme for curation on the JFI website.
• Establish and present organizational methods to better manage ongoing additions to the archive.
TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Digital Media Manager
Jewish Film Institute
145 9th Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94103
Strong writing and communication skills
Details-oriented and team player
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and research skills
Works well independently in a small office environment as well as in public arenas
Desire to learn about film records management and archive maintenance
Experience with Filemaker Pro and Wordpress a plus, but not required
Working knowledge of archive best practices and records management
Additional Salary Information: This is an unpaid internship but we can offer units of academic credit.
The Jewish Film Institute is the premier curatorial voice for Jewish film and media and a leading arts and culture organization in the Bay Area. Built on the foundation of the world-renowned San Francisco Jewish Film Festival – the world's first and largest Jewish film festival – the Jewish Film Institute catalyzes and inspires communities in San Francisco and around the world to expand their unde...rstanding of Jewish life and culture through film, media, and dialogue. The 36th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival will be July 21 – August 7, 2016 in cities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. SFJFF annually presents over 70 films from more than 17 countries, with dozens of filmmaker guests in attendance, to a combined live audience of 36,000.
Americans for the Arts serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.