Gathr Films Marketing and Outreach Internship

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Gathr Films
 Virtual
Posted: September 02 2015
Company Location: Los Angeles, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 4 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Gathr Films is a film distribution company that pioneered Theatrical on Demand®, a form of crowd-sourcing for screening independent films in movie theaters. Gathr has revolutionized theatrical distribution by turning thousands of screenings in movie theaters across the country into opportunities to elicit discussion, action, donations, and community activation so that documentaries can truly be the catalyst for change. Theatrical On Demand® gives content owners the tools to directly market and distribute their films and by enabling movie-goers to bring movies they want to see to their local theaters anywhere in the country.

Gathr Films is looking for enthusiastic, outgoing, and detail-oriented students to join our Los Angeles intern program beginning ASAP. Interns will assist with direct marketing and outreach campaigns for the Film Outreach Department.

Responsibilities

DEPENDING ON YOUR SKILLS & INTERESTS, AND OUR NEEDS, THIS INTERNSHIP COULD INCLUDE RESPONSIBILITIES SUCH AS:

Learning about grassroots and direct marketing best practices
Proposing and executing grassroots marketing campaigns
Working with independent filmmakers to develop outreach campaigns and brand identity for their films
Researching community outreach leads for upcoming independent films
Contacting/Calling leads to convert them into local screening hosts
Using data analytics to evaluate marketing campaigns
Copy editing
Data Management and Input
Utilizing Social Media and Social Networking tools
Coordinating/creating campaign timelines
Learning about and practicing networking skills
Attending weekly and monthly campaign update meetings
Collaborating across departments with the marketing, online, communications, legal, and finance teams

Requirements

INTERNSHIP QUALIFICATIONS:

Working towards a degree program; must be a registered student, or have graduated in the past 6 months.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools; specifically Excel and/or Google Doc equivalents
Interest in grassroots marketing, call-banking, political campaigns or canvassing
Data entry experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Positive attitude and a willingness to try new things
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Strong creative and critical thinking capabilities
Organized and detail oriented
Enthusiasm for film distribution and sales
Must excel at working in a diverse and dynamic environment
NICE-TO-HAVES:

• Experience with grassroots marketing and outreach
• Knowledge of GIS or graphic design software
• Working knowledge of a language other than English

Skills

Required - Google Docs
Preferred - Python

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