Theatrical Marketing & Publicity Internship - Spring 2018

US-CA-Los Angeles
5 days ago
Job ID
2017-6429
# Positions
2
Category
Internships - Corporate
Level
Intern

Overview

The Orchard is a pioneering music, film and television distribution company and top-ranked Multi Channel Network operating in more than 25 global markets. With a holistic approach to sales and marketing combined with industry-leading technology and operations, The Orchard amplifies reach and revenue across hundreds of digital, physical and mobile outlets around the world. The Orchard streamlines content owners’ business complexity with an intuitive client dashboard, comprehensive rights management and tailored client support. Founded in 1997, The Orchard empowers businesses and creators in the entertainment industry. For further information, please visit www.theorchard.com.

The Orchard's Film & Television division handles acquisitions, theatrical and digital distribution of completed projects. The film division has distributed hit titles such as the Academy Award® nominated documentary Cartel Land, Hunt for the WilderpeopleDior and I, Point and Shoot, The Overnight and Life, Animated and is currently working on releasing a number of upcoming films. 

 

This unpaid internship position is for the Theatrical Marketing and Publicity department. We are looking for bright, creative, ambitious, self-starters with a winning attitude. Our Interns will work closely with department Coordinators to create marketing materials, perform research and other tasks as needed. This is a great opportunity to learn about film distribution and marketing as well as gain exposure to a vibrant, growing company.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with grassroots publicity brainstorming and research
  • Maintain internal information on theatrical campaigns
  • Review creative publicity assets
  • Assist with the distribution of materials to theaters, festivals, press junkets, etc.
  • Help create marketing publicity to be shared with clients
  • Online research
  • Help create promotional stunts for catalogue titles
  • Research upcoming and new films in the marketplace
  • Send screening links of films to press
  • Research press outlets and contacts
  • Create press highlight and awards reports for our films
  • Fed Ex and Messenger press materials 
  • Create and distribute film slate documents

Qualifications

  • Must be a college student enrolled in a class and receiving credit specifically for this internship. Interns will need to provide documentation verifying enrollment prior to their start date.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills is a must
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Google Applications
  • Knowledge of cloud storage systems (Google Drive, Box, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of the entertainment industry
  • Passion for film and television
  • Knowledge of Photoshop is a plus

The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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