OPEN POSITIONS

Available positions are posted here on our website and in our e-newsletter. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay informed about new opportunities.


Year-round opportunities

MARKETING COORDINATOR

New Orleans Film Society is seeking to fill a year-round, part-time Marketing Coordinator position. The ideal candidate will have some experience in event marketing, have a strong communication style, and possess experience working with video and photo assets. Candidates should also have graphic design experience and basic video editing skills. Learn more and apply here.

STAFF ACCOUNTANT

The New Orleans Film Society is seeking to hire a staff accountant on a part-time basis to assist the Managing Director and Business Manager with day-to-day accounting, financial reporting, and payroll. The ideal candidate should have a working knowledge of Quickbooks online and previous experience handling non-profit accounting. This person needs to have exceptional attention to detail, patience, and be well organized. Learn more and apply here


NOFF Seasonal Opportunities

NOFF PROGRAMING COORDINATOR 

The New Orleans Film Society is seeking to hire a seasonal Programming Coordinator for the New Orleans Film Festival (Nov 3-13). This position will serve as a filmmaker liaison and will collect all necessary information and assets around the Festival films. The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational and communication skills; this includes the ability to liaise tactfully with industry professionals. Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, Zoom, and Slack. Learn more and apply here.

NOFF VENUE OPERATIONS MANAGER  

The New Orleans Film Society is seeking a seasonal experienced live event manager who can effectively run all cinemas during the New Orleans Film Festival. An ideal candidate needs to have a minimum of 3 years of experience in live venue operations and two years in a managerial/leadership role. You will empower your team to feel ownership of venues they run right from the start by providing them with comprehensive training, access to all the details for each program, necessary supplies and equipment, and regular communication. Learn more and apply here

NOFF VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR  

The New Orleans Film Society is seeking a seasonal volunteer coordinator who is excited about our mission and is capable of spreading it to the community. You would need to recruit around 200 volunteers willing to offer their free time to support the Festival. We want you to be out in the community and promote the volunteer program to varied target groups. The ideal candidate can work seamlessly with many different personalities and efficiently handle a high volume of inquiries, calls, and messages during the Festival. You are an excellent planner and coordinator of schedules and can demonstrate previous experience with leadership, recruitment, and community engagement. Learn more and apply

NOFF CONFERENCE COORDINATOR 

The New Orleans Film Society is seeking to hire a seasonal Festival Conference Coordinator. This position will help manage all panels, festival conversations, roundtables, and industry events held both in-person and virtually for the upcoming New Orleans Film Festival (November 3-13, 2022). The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational and communication skills, with a background in the independent film industry and some experience in organizing events. Learn more and apply here

NOFF SOUTH PITCH COORDINATOR

The New Orleans Film Society is seeking to hire a seasonal South Pitch Coordinator. This position will help manage the documentary and narrative tracks of the annual pitching competition held in-person in conjunction with the New Orleans Film Festival (November 3-8, 2022). The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational and communication skills, with a background in working with artists and some experience in organizing events. Previous experience with Airtable is a plus. Learn more and apply here


Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Read our Equity Statement here.

INTERNSHIPS

Length: Flexible
Hours: Weekly commitment of 10 hours each week, 4 months
Office hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Compensation: $7.25/h

Please email internship applications at jobs@neworleansfilmsociety.org including 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

Volunteer for the 33rd Annual New Orleans Film Festival!

About Volunteering 

We appreciate your interest in volunteering for the 2022 New Orleans Film Festival! This festival would not happen without the dedication and hard work of each and every volunteer. This year, our festival occurs in person November 3-8.

Check out the breakdown of the Volunteer Program below and see how you can join this stellar team of volunteers. Fill out our Interest Form and we’ll get in touch with you!

Additional Requirements

In order to maintain a safe environment and provide an in-person festival experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are requiring all staff and volunteers to be fully vaccinated including one booster shot. Proof of vaccination will be required before your first day of volunteering. Thank you for understanding.

 

CONTACT

If you have any questions that are not addressed here, please feel free to contact us at volunteer@neworleansfilmsociety.org

 

 OPPORTUNITIES

 Production Volunteers

 Pre-Festival, During-Festival and Post- Festival shifts available

  •  Prepare and (un)load equipment, set up/break down of furniture, materials, truss, lights, red carpets, stanchions, signage, heavy stuff, etc. 
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Floater/Runner Volunteers

Pre-Festival, During-Festival and Post-Festival shifts available

  • To be appointed as needed, may require you to do any of the jobs listed
  • Transport supplies from venue to venue

 

Venue Volunteers

Pre-Festival, During-Festival and Post-Festival shifts available

  • Scan patron’s tickets at the entrance to the Theater, monitor and track attendance, line management
  • Check sound levels and visual quality from inside the theater
  • Keep venues clean and looking great
  • Other venue operations duties as needed

 

Event Volunteers

Pre-Festival, During-Festival and Post-Festival shifts available

  • Assist the setup and break down of materials at NOFF parties & events
  • Check passes and guest lists as patrons enter
  • Keep spaces clean and looking great
  • Other duties as needed

 

  BENEFITS

 Virtual or In-person Movie Vouchers

 o    Choice of (1) Awarded after each shift.

 Vintage Festival Merchandise

 o    1 Awarded after 12 volunteer hours.

 o    Volunteers will be given a selection to                             choose from. 

Memberships 

o   Moviegoer membership is awarded to anyone who logs 20 or more volunteer hours. 

o   Membership benefits include advanced tickets for our festivals, free exclusive screenings throughout the year, and discounts on all of our tickets, passes, events, and merchandise. 

Fill out the 2022 Volunteer Interest Form Now!