The Eastern Breeze International Film Festival (EBIFF) is a non-profit organization whose strives to highlight the enigmatic eastern arts and cultures, introducing the existential humanist, and soulful characteristics of these bracing cultures in the context of a modern, Western Canada. By helping to bridge that gap, we celebrate Canada’s rich multicultural community.
Interns are key to the success of the Festival and our annual programs. We recruit interns to fill a number of important positions both leading up to and during the Festival. Interns will be rewarded with a complimentary Festival swag, film tickets, a post-event wrap party and more! Plus you’ll get to be part of one of EBIFF’s signature events.
Therefore EBIFF is looking for organized, efficient, resourceful interns. Open positions include, Media and Public Relations, Information Systems, Interactive Marketing and Community Outreach. These are unpaid internships with a 10-20 hour/week commitment.
EBIFF is recruiting dedicated, hard working interns who want to work in a fast-paced environment. Good communication and writing skills are a must, as well as multitasking and the ability to work independently. This is a part time internship requiring a minimum of 20 hours a week; availability must be flexible during the eleven days of the annual Festival. Due to the nature of our events, all interns must be 21 years of age or over.
EBIFF Media and Public Relations Intern (August – October)
The Public Relations Intern is responsible for assisting the Public Relations Manager in implementing EBIFF's overall public relations strategy and executing local and international media outreach to promote and generate favorable media coverage surrounding the Eastern Breeze International Film Festival.
Responsibilities may include maintaining publicity files, including copying and filing articles, correspondence and information related to films and press; maintaining video library, telephoning press to establish and maintain contact; data entry; preparing and mailing press releases and press kits; generating correspondences; labeling and filing publicity materials; preparing press clippings; and miscellaneous projects.
1.EBIFF Information Systems Intern (September – October)
The Information Systems Intern is responsible for assisting the Information Systems Manager in the creation, maintenance, and implementation of EBIFF's information systems - database, website, ticketing and box office systems.
2.EBIFF Community Outreach Intern (August – November)
The Community Outreach Intern is responsible for assisting the Marketing Manager in implementing SIFF's overall communications and marketing plan -- focusing specifically on community outreach -- to build awareness about SIFF within the community, and to increase attendance and ticket sales.
3.EBIFF Sponsorship Intern (September – November)
The Media Sponsorship Intern is responsible for supporting the Director of Marketing and Communications with media sponsor accounts. The overall focus of the internship is to assist in ensuring a mutually satisfactory relationship between sponsors and EBIFF, and to facilitate effective communication and cooperation as an intra- and inter-departmental liaison.
4.EBIFF Marketing Intern (August – October)
The Marketing Intern is responsible for assisting the Interactive Marketing Manager in implementing EBIFF's overall communications and marketing plan -- focusing specifically on digital communications -- to build awareness about EBIFF within the community, and to increase film screening attendance and ticket sales.
The EBIFF cannot be possible without the film enthusiasts Volunteers that support us. You may have noticed the countless people with the festival Badges, rushing around in the background of the event while everyone is looking at the red carpets, the premieres, and Celebrities. These main bodies of the Festival are all volunteers who clocked in long hours and do so with a smile. They are on call for the festival and carrying out their tasks with the utmost professionalism and friendliness.
Special Events (October - November):
The Festival is full of special events Such as Night with the Artists, workshops, Gala, closing ceremony and …. EBIFF after-parties are not all glamour and require hard work and exceptional logistical orchestration. This volunteer position would assist the Events Coordinator with planning and execution of the various social events. Once again, interpersonal skills and attention to detail are a must.
Hospitality (October - November):
Of the more than 70 films shown during the Festival, include introductions and Q&As by the filmmakers. Each guest of EBIFF requires accommodations, translator and assistance in navigating the Festival. These Volunteers would assist the Hospitality Liaison, working directly with Festival Coordinator to make sure all the Festival Guests get their accommodations, and assist them any other needs they may have.