Jobs & Internships

Silk Screen is Recruiting Interns for Fall/Winter 2015
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We provide a valuable, one-of-a-kind internship experience.

Watch this great video our intern Jess put together to learn more:

Winter 2015 –  Open for interviews – Click Job Titles for Descriptions

Marketing & Public Relations Intern

Silk Screen is an Asian arts nonprofit whose mission is to promote diversity, creativity and cross-cultural education of Asian culture through art, specifically film, music and dance.  The 2016 annual Film Festival dates are September 16-25.

The marketing and public relations intern will be responsible for maintaining and increasing the brand recognition and presence of Silk Screen.

He/She will:

  • Maintain active and engaging social media presence (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Learn to create press releases for Silk Screen events and film festival
  • Promote Silk Sound’s jazz band and its album Sun Gate
  • Work with the Film Programming Committee to create marketing materials for the Film Festival
  • Create updates about Silk Screen on local community calendars
  • Assist with the monthly Silk Screen newsletter
  • Manage local/national media contact information
  • Attend Silk Screen events

Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, be comfortable working both individually and in a group setting, be able to multitask efficiently and complete assigned work under tight deadlines.

Hours:  10-15 hours a week at the Silk Screen office in the Strip District.




Operations & Development Intern

Silk Screen is an Asian arts nonprofit whose mission is to promote diversity, creativity and cross-cultural education of Asian culture through art, specifically film, music and dance.  The 2016 annual Film Festival dates are September 16-25.

He/she will:

  • Learn how to write grant material
  • Assist in maintaining a database of contacts
  • Assist in the creation of a monthly newsletter
  • Assist in the planning of fundraising events
  • Attend Silk Screen events
  • Assist with administrative tasks

Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, be comfortable working both individually and in a group setting, be able to multitask efficiently and complete assigned work under tight deadlines.

Hours:  10-15 hours a week at the Silk Screen office in the Strip District.




Film Programming Intern

Silk Screen is an Asian arts nonprofit whose mission is to promote diversity, creativity and cross-cultural education of Asian culture through art, specifically film, music and dance. The 2016 annual Film Festival dates are September 16-25.

He/She will:
• Maintain ongoing communication with the Film Programming Director and Programming Committee regarding current films
• Locate, watch, review and track screeners of potential films
• Coordinate bringing films to Pittsburgh for the festival
• Work with the Marketing & PR committee to create promotional materials
• Write film descriptions for use on the website and program book
• Attend Silk Screen events

Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, be comfortable working both individually and in a group setting, be able to multitask efficiently and complete assigned work under tight deadlines. A love for film is a helpful passion to possess for this job.

Hours: 10-15 hours a week at the Silk Screen office in the Strip District.

 

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