Office Management Intern

Job Description:

The Office Manager organizes and maintains the Austin Film Festival Office. The Office Manager’s interns will be involved in Event Planning and Project Coordination as well as maintaining the day to day activities of the office. The interns and apprentices in this department will assist in Membership management.

Job duties entail:

Assisting the Office Manager in answering the phones, creating and maintaining databases, creating and responding to email. Some other tasks included are assisting with film screenings around Austin, membership integration into events, completing out-of-office errands, and getting price quotes for different projects to be completed.

Job Requirements:

Must demonstrate friendliness and have good communication skills. Organizational skills and multi-tasking is a must! Requires the ability to give attention to detail. Exemplary phone etiquette required.

Each department has different qualifications. Please carefully review all the departments available before selecting the one you feel best suits you. All Internships are unpaid, but have great benefits! We also have a variety of internship opportunities available in our contract departments (to be posted in the Summer).

All internship applicants seeking course credit are required to provide proof of their internship requirements for school.

Do you have to be in school to participate? No – we have a variety of volunteer opportunities for those seeking experience!

An internship is any official or formal program that provides practical experience in an occupation or profession. It is done in exchange for school credit (usually as a graduation requirement) from an accredited college or university.

We also have opportunities for the same positions to those who want to volunteer their time for the festival in exchange for credentials and to gain creditable experience in an occupation or profession in the film or event planning industry. If you are a student, recent graduate, or someone looking to change career paths you can participate in a volunteer capacity.

Internships consist of a regular weekly work schedule within a particular AFF department and are designed to expand participants professional knowledge and experience.

For questions about the internship and volunteer programs, or for more information on specific departments, please call 512-478-4795 or email [email protected]


Please see link at to download an application.


  • Fill out an application (see link above) and attach below.
  • Attach a copy of your resume. Please submit all documents in PDF Format.
  • Email, mail, fax or deliver to:
    Austin Film Festival
    ATTN: Internship: Department you wish to apply for
    1801 Salina Street, Austin, TX 78702
    FAX: 512-478-6205
    [email protected]

If submitting via email, the subject line should read: Internship: department you wish to apply for

For example – Internship: Marketing Intern

Please feel free to put more than one department in the space allotted.

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