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Part-time Distribution Assistant

Women Make Movies (WMM) is seeking an organized and detail oriented part-time distribution assistant to work 16-20 hours/week. This administrative position affords a great opportunity to learn about the field of independent film as well as nonprofit arts management. The Distribution Assistant (DA) is responsible for all customer service relations, booking orders and administrative tasks in the Distribution Department.

Women Make Movies, founded in 1972, is a non-profit feminist media arts organization dedicated to the production, distribution and exhibition of films and videotapes by and about women. A multi-racial, multicultural organization, Women Make Movies provide production and educational assistance through services such as workshops and seminars, a media resource center, a production assistance program and an internationally recognized distribution service. WMM is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women of color, lesbians, and older women to apply.

Specific responsibilities include:

Orders & Customer Service – Booking all orders including, following-up on incomplete orders and shipping/billing issues, assisting with customer correspondence by phone/email related to order status, invoices, etc. and file maintenance.

Inventory – Run inventory order reports and complete all purchase orders for inventory. Preparing inventory request form and POs; matching bills. Maintain in-house inventory.

Assist with maintenance of marketing collateral, including print and online media.

Manage and maintain email lists.

Requirements & Expectations:

*General administrative office experience, including data entry
*Superb attention to detail and excellent prioritization, organizational and communication skills
*Ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced environment, self-starter, and team player
*Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
*Ideal candidates will be proficient in multimedia programs such as Photoshop, Handbrake, I-Movie, Final Cut Pro
*Ideal candidates will have basic editing knowledge and understanding of compression and exporting for the web
*Commitment to feminist film and Women Make Movies required
*Sense of humor a must

Email, fax or mail your resume, along with a letter noting relevant experience to:

Women Make Movies
ATTN: Distribution Assistant
115 West 29th Street, Suite 1200
New York, NY 10001
Fax: 212.925.2052
Email: jobs@wmm.com (please send documents in .doc or .pdf form as attachments)
Subject Line: Distribution Assistant

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Internship Program

Qualifications & Time Commitment

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW! Did you know that women made up only 16% of all directors, editors, producers, and writers working on last year's top 250 films?

Now's your chance to help change those number - and the opportunity to work with both film and feminism.

Apply today for an internship with Women Make Movies. Since 1972, we have worked to facilitate the production, promotion and distribution of films by women directors and producers. Learn all about working in film and for a women's non-profit organization!

Our films include Emmy, Peabody, and Sundance Award Winners and Academy Award Nominees, as well as broadcasts on HBO, PBS, Showtime, and the Sundance Channel.

Internships are available in the following departments:

  • Marketing/Publicity
  • Production Assistance/Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Distribution
  • Administration
All candidates must submit an Internship Application form, resume, and references.

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Qualifications & Time Commitment

Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellent communication skills; strong organizational skills; the ability to multi-task, work independently and work well under pressure; and will take initiative. Familiarity with Internet research, Windows XP and the Microsoft Office Suite necessary. Knowledge of and interest in feminist media a plus.

Interns are asked to work a minimum of 15 hours per week during the school year and 24 hours per week in the summer. Duration is flexible to meet university requirements, but a minimum commitment of three months is optimal. All interns will be required to sign an Internship Letter of Agreement that outlines the duration and schedule of their internship.

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Benefits & Compensation

All WMM internship positions are unpaid. However, interns qualify for and have access to a number of services and benefits:

  • Local travel reimbursement
  • Free workshop attendance
  • Free access to screen titles from the Women Make Movies collection
  • College or University course credit

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Application Form

Internship Applicants:
All applicants are required to fill out an Internship Application Form. Along with the application form, all applicants must submit a resume. International applicants are encouraged to submit an application; however, Women Make Movies does not provide visas or accommodations for individuals coming from abroad.

Applications are accepted year round.

The Internship Application is now available as a Microsoft Word document, which you can download, complete, and email, along with your resume, to jobs@wmm.com. Please put INTERNSHIP APPLICATION in the subject line of your email.
Internship Application Form (.doc)

If you do not have access to Microsoft Word, you can download the PDF version, for use with Adobe Reader.
Internship Application Form (.pdf)

If you do not have Adobe Reader installed on your computer, you can download a free version from Adobe here.

If you have any issues while downloading the forms, please contact jobs@wmm.com.