Available positions are posted here on our website and in our e-newsletter. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay informed about new opportunities. We will be hiring soon for the New Orleans Film Festival that takes place on November 5-21, 2021. Please check back this page in the next few months.


We are seeking a proven & successful event planner and organizer who can effectively execute the vision of the organization. This person needs to understand the complexity and deadline-driven environment of live events and have the tenacity to move the project forward. This role also requires building a good rapport with patrons and members, and ability to translate customer needs into solutions. We will rely on you to run the office and storage spaces independently and in a very organized manner. The organization strives to use technology to create seamless workflows for all staff and you would need to quickly adopt new tools and demonstrate savviness with a variety of software. Please review the job description here and apply below.

New Orleans Film Society fosters a creative and professional environment that reflects the diversity of New Orleans. We actively recruit a wide pool of applicants representing dimensions of difference that include — but are not limited to — age, national origin, ethnicity, race, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender, or political affiliation.


New Orleans Film Society is always seeking enthusiastic interns! Internships are offered throughout the year in different departments: Programming, Operations, Marketing, and Development. All positions are unpaid, but we offer yearly membership and a festival pass as our form of appreciation.

Length: Flexible

Hours: Weekly commitment of around 5-15 hours each week

Office hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

For Summer 2021: Programming, Marketing & Communications, and Operations departments are not accepting new interns. If you would like to apply for an internship with the Development department, please email Megan Koza Mitchell and include “Internship” in the subject line of your email. Please, no phone calls.

For Fall 2021: Please email the department director of the department you are interested in doing an internship with your resume and cover letter and include “Internship” in the subject line of your email. See staff contacts here. Please, no phone calls.

New Orleans Film Society is also a partner with the following universities:

  • Loyola University – Work-Study Program
  • University of Chicago – Metcalf Fellowship
  • Bennington College –  Field Work Term Program
Become a Volunteer Screener for the 32nd New Orleans Film Festival (November 5-21, 2021)!

Every year, we collaborate with nearly 60 local volunteer screeners to help program NOFF with our programming team. If you would like to watch and review submissions at home, apply to become a volunteer screener here.

If you have any questions about volunteering, please contact us at