Contact info [at] oxfordfilmfest.com with resume and interest in internship area. All are unpaid but available for class credit.

Hospitality Intern

Position Responsibilities:

  • Greet and direct guests to seating areas and various services

  • Communicate, in detail, all known aspects of the film festival to team for seamless customer experience from start to finish

  • Assist with the organization of event gear before and after service, ensuring staff is set up for success

  • General help with events

  • Assist festival coordinators with the green room and VIP events

  • Assistance with admin support to other team members as needed.

Skills required to be successful in this position:

  • The ability to engage with consumers in an easy and fun manner in order to raise awareness of the Oxford Film Festival

  • The ability to aide in the direction of orderly evacuation of the building during emergencies

  • The ability to multi-task, cross-train and learn new skills quickly and comprehensively

  • The ability to remain calm and level-headed under high-pressure situations

Arrange suitable office hours to meet internship requirements. This is a non paid internship. 

Marketing Intern

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assistance writing press releases and other office admin support to other team members as needed.

  • Manages social media platform partnerships, influencer relations and community outreach.

  • Prepare photography and other media for publication and maintain digital archive.

  • Design and distribute Flyers

  • General help with events

  • During the Film Festival, assist PR Coordinator with the red carpet interviews.

Skills required to be successful in this position:

  • The ability to engage with consumers in an easy and fun manner in order to raise awareness of the Oxford Film Festival

  • The ability write coherently for press releases

  • The ability to work with some program to design images and flyers

  • The ability to multi-task, cross-train and learn new skills quickly and comprehensively

Arrange suitable office hours to meet internship requirements. This is a non paid internship. 

Business Intern

Position Responsibilities:

  • The selected candidate will be required to call upon corporate, foundation/non-profit organizations and individuals to gain donors/sponsorship as well as the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in raising funds for the The Oxford Film Festival by aggressively developing and nurturing current and prospective donors including individuals, foundations and corporations.

  • Respond to donor inquiries and provide exceptional front-line service and support to donors and
    prospects.

  • Conduct full range of activities required to prepare, write and submit grant proposals in accordance with the fundraising budgetary goals of the organization.

  • Establish a system for tracking and any reporting required by the The Oxford Film Festival to foundations

Expectations:

  • Maintain high level of professionalism. Treat clients, staff, volunteers, board members, etc., with dignity and respect.

  • Strong administrative and time management skills. Excellent research, organizational, communication and writing skills required. Ability to work from spreadsheets and to manage deliverables and timelines (Proficiency in Excel, Google Drive/Google docs, PowerPoint)

  • Travels often to meet with donors throughout the North Mississippi region. Must have access to a vehicle for work-related off-site meetings and events.

 Skills required to be successful in this position:

  • Ability to research, solicit, and secure funds from individual, corporate, and foundation relationships. Experience developing relationships with the expressed purpose of causing a prescribed action outcome.

Arrange suitable office hours to meet internship requirements. This is a non paid internship.