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Current Job Openings
Work Study Program
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Current Job Openings

Marketing and Outreach Manager

Women Make Movies (WMM) is seeking an energetic, dedicated and highly motivated full-time Marketing and Outreach Manager to promote and publicize the organization, our programs, and our collection of films to our customers, potential customers, filmmakers and the media. The Marketing and Outreach Manager will report to the Executive Director and be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic marketing plan for the organization and our programs. The successful candidate will be an experienced marketer who is passionate about the work of WMM; understands audience engagement across channels; has expertise with both generating data-driven assessments of marketing campaigns’ results and with improving campaigns’ outcomes over time; and thrives on working with a team to make all elements of a campaign come together successfully. The Marketing and Outreach Manager will be responsible for production management and distribution for all promotional and publicity materials and marketing collateral, including catalogs, website, emails, flyers, posters, postcards, brochures, DVD covers and press kits,  in addition to copy development, branding, and promoting the Production Assistance (PA) Program. This position will supervise a Marketing and Outreach Coordinator and Website Consultant.
Women Make Movies, a New York City non-profit media organization, is the leading distributor of films by and about women in North America.  Founded in 1972, WMM is a feminist social enterprise with an 85% earned income revenue stream.  Our Production Assistance Program assists women directors with their films from concept through completion.  For nine of the last ten years, films from our programs have won or been nominated for Oscars.  WMM is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women of color, LQBTQ identified applicants, and older women to apply.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Development and execution of marketing campaigns and promotional materials for WMM’s films, including educational, semi-theatrical, theatrical, broadcast and consumer campaigns; the PA Program and the organization itself.
  • Creating strategic marketing plans to retain and expand opportunities with existing customers and developing new customers, including forecasting, budgeting, scheduling, staff assignments, and regular sales analysis using various metrics to measure all promotions.
  • Work with senior staff and outside vendors to create a new website for the organization.  Manage and maintain the WMM website: oversee maintenance and updating of all content, develop features and functions that enhance users’ experience, sell films, and provide information to filmmakers.
  • Brand management and insuring our brand is not only consistent, but also championed across all platforms: website, print publications and electronic communications. 
  • Maintaining the marketing calendar and schedules for  social media, print and electronic communications to produce maximum impact; project manage marketing initiatives and campaigns throughout the life cycle -- from planning to evaluation. 
  • Manage relationships with third party design and print vendors and source new consultants as needed.


  • 5+ years’ professional experience in marketing and outreach.
    Excellent writing skills a must.
  • Experience in promoting nonprofit arts organizations and/or independent film organizations required.
  • Superior project management and supervising skills.
  • Proficiency in website and social media management with experience in SEO/online optimization.
  • Knowledge of graphic design programs; experience working with designers and print materials
  • Detail oriented; good copy-editing skills to ensure highest quality marketing engagement
  • Experience with email and direct mail marketing; knowledge of Constant Contact or MailChimp Demonstrated expertise planning and overseeing successful educational and engagement campaigns targeting diverse audiences.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks under deadlines and work both independently and as a team.
  • Flexible, professional, and a self-starter.
  • A sense of humor appreciated.
  • A passion for feminism and the work of women filmmakers essential

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based upon nonprofit-scale and commensurate with experience.
  • Excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, FSA and Dependent Care, long term disability, retirement plan, vacation and paid holidays.

To apply: Email a cover letter and resume describing your relevant experience. Please include where you saw this job posting listed, as well as salary requirements (please do not say negotiable; though you may give us a range).
Email: jobs@wmm.com (with subject line: Marketing and Outreach Manager)


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Work Study Program

Women Make Movies is seeking a current student from The School of Visual Arts to serve as a Promotions Assistant through the Federal Work Study Program.


  • Assist with design and creation of promotional materialsAssist with identifying online press & reviews

  • Send photos, videos and other promo materials as requested by festivals and press

  • Print and format DVD covers

  • Upload files to YouTube and Vimeo as needed

  • Post to Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram as needed

Programs and Qualifications:

  • InDesign and Photoshop, basic graphic editing/design experience required
    Final Cut and/or iMovie experience preferred

  • Knowledge of media file formats preferred

  • Ability to navigate social media platforms required.

  • High attention to detail, good communication skills, able to work well in team and individual settings, pleasant, can-do working manner and punctuality required

  • Interest in film and women’s issues a plus

Compensation and Schedule:

Part-time; approximately 10-16 hours in 2-3 days/week. 
Compensation determined by FWS and year in school.
To apply: Email a completed work study application and resume describing your relevant experience.
Email: jobs@wmm.com (with subject line: WMM WORK STUDY)

Internship Program

Qualifications & Time Commitment

Women Make Movies is committed to distributing independent films by women directors and assisting them in getting their movies made.  Now's your chance to help - and 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.