The Gene Siskel Film Centers annual Black Harvest Film Festival is the Midwests largest festival of the black experience on film. The intern will have the opportunity to research and gather marketing information via the internet, Black Harvest Community Council, and other resources. They will assist in contacting individuals, organizations, and media to assist in bringing more visibility to the festival. Working on mailings and assisting to develop and maintain targeted community mailing lists. Disseminating information about events through email, phone, and social media. Assisting with opening and closing nights, and other events as-needed. Assisting with gathering of marketing data, press coverage, and other information for final report. General office work may also include answering phones and other administrative duties.
Ideal candidates would be students in a public relations/marketing program, film studies, communications, and Black/African-American Studies. The candidate must be detail-oriented and possess superior writing skills. A strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to interact well with the public, filmmakers, and colleagues is strongly desired.
Length of Program: mid/late-June to mid-September
College Credit: Available
Hours: 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Monday-Friday plus possible evening/weekend hours
Note: Even though the Job Description says that the application deadline has passed, applications are still being accepted for this position.
For more information: https://hrweb.artic.edu/psc/HRPRODE/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1&JobOpeningId=8619&utm_medium=email&utm_source=&utm_campaign=&utm_content=&
To apply, fill out the online application at the link above AND send a resume and cover letter to Karen Durham at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact for questions:
Associate Director of Public Relations and Marketing
Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
164 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60601
312-846-2074 - direct
email@example.com - email