Internship Opportunity: Irish Film Research Assistant (JobBridge reference INTE-801530)

The IFI Irish Film Programming Department wishes to recruit an Irish Film Research Assistant under the FÁS JobBridge Scheme (JobBridge reference INTE-801530).

This new position will afford an invaluable training opportunity for those interested in film and the arts in Ireland. The position is within IFI’s Irish Film Programming Department which programmes Irish film material for exhibition in IFI, regionally and internationally.  Programming activities provide a route for exhibitors to Irish Film held in the collections of the IFI Irish Film Archive and elsewhere

  • The intern will gain practical experience in writing clear and concise synopses of films (documentary and fiction material); using online and library resources for film research; updating website and assisting in the development of online Irish film database; securing permission from authors for use of film resource materials on website; collating images and press material; picture research; assisting with administration of film exhibition service;
  • The intern will receive formal/informal training in: film cataloguing; writing for online film database; use of IFI Irish Film Archive databases; film research;  picture research; updating website content; use of IFI film library; rights clearance;
  • Upon completion the intern will have attained skills in: best practice in writing for online publications; use of film databases; developing and maintaining content for online databases and website; film cataloguing; research methods; office procedures and administration.
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent writing, communication and computer skills; a third-level qualification in film studies, journalism, or other relevant arts degree; and a particular interest and familiarity with Irish cinema. 

Applicants from those eligible for FÁS JobBridge Scheme should submit CV and letter explaining your interest in the position by e-mail only to fasjobs@irishfilm.ie. Deadline: 5pm October 28th, 2013.

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