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PGA East Intern Applications Open!

The Producers Guild of America East is accepting applications for the Fall/Winter session. The internship program consists of three internship types (descriptions below) reporting to the Program Manager. Interested applicants should review the program descriptions below and email PGAEastInterns@gmail.com to apply.

 

The Producers Guild of America East is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. PGA East membership represents the varied and highest-caliber producing community on the east coast. The organization hosts a wide array of events for its 1,900+ members, including professional seminars, workshops, mixers, pre-release screenings with Q&As, and the Produced By: New York conference.

All internships will begin early August and run until mid/late December. Applicants should be available for an in-person interview.

The internship is unpaid and school credit is optional.  Email cover letter, resume, available start date, and weekly availability to PGAEastInterns@gmail.com with the subject line “Fall Internship.”

Business Development & Marketing Internship:

Applicants interested in building a marketing portfolio are especially encouraged to apply. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about marketing needs of non-profit organizations.Intern duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Designing presentation materials, including decks, brochures, for sponsorship, membership, partnerships, etc.
  • Assists with creating a visual year-round calendar/annual report of PGA East activities, events and highlights.
  • Assists with drafting MOUs for partnerships
  • Assists with venue and sponsor research as needed
  • Assists with some of our events, including our annual fall conference (Oct 28), and preparing materials for it.
  • Assists with general office support as needed

Position Requirements:

  • Applicants must be full/part-time students – undergrad or grad. Recent graduates are not eligible to apply. May be a graduate student; at the very least should be a senior with serious Adobe Suite skills. 
  • Candidates must be comfortable with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Lightroom. 
  • The candidate must be exceptionally organized, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, open to learning, and eager to take initiative
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Must exercise professional demeanor and discretion when communicating with members.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Google suite, and Mac and PC is required.

Digital Media Intern

Applicants interested in building their reel and sharpening their editorial skills across podcasts, video are particularly encouraged to apply. Intern duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Creates DCP slides for PGA East and partner events and screenings
  • Edits photos and videos from PBNY
  • Creates sizzle reels
  • Assists with recording and editing the podcast; researching new interviewees
  • Assists with updating the website with new content
  • Archives digital materials, including photos and videos from events
  • Assists with technical aspect of events and screenings as needed
  • Assists with general office support as needed

Position Requirements:

  • Applicants must be full/part-time students. Recent graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates must be comfortable with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Lightroom.
  • Adobe Premiere of FCP X and Adobe Audition proficiency a plus.
  • Experience with WordPress and/or CSS a plus.
  • The candidate must be exceptionally organized, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, and eager to take initiative, and open to learning.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Google suite, and Mac and PC proficiency is required.

Program & Membership Management Intern

The intern position entails assisting 2-3 consecutive, full days a week in the PGA East office. In addition, interns must have some evening and weekend availability to help run and attend events and screenings. Our ideal candidate will be eager to take advantage of the many educational and social events the Guild has to offer. Intern duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Performing research, writing copy
  • Preparing invitations and newsletters
  • Working screenings and events. Night and weekend availability is required for 7-10 events per month.
  • General administrative assistance, including updating databases, screening calls, 

Position Requirements:

  • Applicants must be full/part-time students. Recent graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • The candidate must be exceptionally organized, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, open to learning, and eager to take initiative.  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong social skills. Must exercise professional demeanor and discretion when communicating with members
  • Proficiency in typing, MS Word and Excel, and Mac and PC is required.
  • Familiarity with Final Cut Pro and Photoshop is a plus.
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