News: Visual Communications Internship - Deadline: October 6, 2017

September 24, 2017 - 9:15pm

Are you interested in the arts? Do you want to be part of a community with over 46 years of history? Then apply for a Fall 2017 internship with us at Visual Communications, one of the nation’s oldest media arts non-profits for and about Asian American and Pacific Islander filmmakers!

Upon completion, you will gain a better understanding of VC’s programs and offerings, as well as the field of arts non-profits in general. You will also be granted a VC membership, which includes tickets to the 2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival!

TERM: Approx. Mid-October to Mid-January 2018; extensions possible

TIME COMMITMENT: 5 to 8 hours per week for a minimum of 8 weeks

COMPENSATION: VC Membership plus additional Membership and/or Festival benefits, commensurate with hours worked; Transportation stipend and/or school credit available 

APPLICATION DUE: October 6 2017
JOB DESCRIPTION:

Internships are offered in the following areas of focus:

  • Development (membership cultivation, strategic partnerships, grants, etc.)
  • Communications (marketing, social media, strategic research, etc.)
  • Media archive and special exhibitions (planning and preparation of archival and other research materials)
  • Film Festival planning and administration

Internships will be designed around your availability, interests, skills and career goals.

You must demonstrate an eagerness to learn, an independent work ethic, and a penchant for problem-solving. Prior experience in arts non-profits or film festivals are not required, but desirable.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail; strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and in a fast-paced, deadline driven, changing environment
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with staff
  • Proficiency with Macintosh-based programs, Microsoft Office, Google Drive/Docs/Sheets, and social media
  • Ability to work with (and learn from) diverse ethnic communities and individual personalities
TO APPLY

Please send a CV/resume and cover letter indicating your areas of interest to: Francis Cullado, Executive Director, VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS via email to francis@vconline.org. No phone calls, please.