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Programming & Development Associate
Silk Screen is looking for a part-time Programming & Development Associate.  The ideal candidate will have excellent oral communication, writing and organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines under pressure, be able to multitask competently and be social media savvy.  Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite required; knowledge of Salesforce, MailChimp and WordPress platforms beneficial but not required.  Job duties include assisting with the following:  Drafting grant applications, writing monthly newsletters, crafting email blasts, creating festival program book, communicating with film contacts, board members and committees, planning and organizing the film festival and basic admin work.  Flexible hours available.  If interested, please email cover letter and resume to hsaluja@silkscreenfestival.org
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Interns for Spring/Summer 2016
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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.

 

To Apply:

email resume & cover letter to alex@silkscreenfestival.org