We’re Hiring: Festival Production Intern



Games for Change (G4C) Games for Change is seeking a Festival Production Intern to support our NYC team on a range of production needs for the 2020 Games for Change Festival.The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and driven production assistant, with experience in event planning and production. This is a collaborative role that involves working closely with the G4C team.

Candidates for this unpaid internship should meet the below qualifications and requirements.

Position Details:

  • Support G4C Festival production team (Executive Producer and Producer) in daily activities across a range of festival development and production projects
  • Conduct research on partnerships, sponsorships, venues, vendors, and technology
  • Draft and communicate outreach to partners, speakers, and sponsors
  • Coordinate speaker travel plans, volunteer outreach, and website content

Key Qualifications:

  • Desire to share Games for Change’s mission
  • Very reliable, self-motivated and proactive
  • Highly organized and detailed-oriented
  • Curious and inquisitive nature, especially when encountering problems for the first time
  • Capable of evaluating which tasks should be prioritized at any given moment
  • Passion for and interest in social impact games and video game development


Requirements:

  • Familiarity with advanced functions in G-Suite/Google Drive
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with remote teams
  • Experience in event, festival or media production
  • Capable of working efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with interactive media a plus
  • Currently/recently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student


To Apply:

    To apply, please send an email with the subject line “ Festival Production Intern” to Marissa Harts, Operations Manager ([email protected]). Please send your resume as an attachment and include the following in a cover letter:

  • Overview of your interest and experience with video games and/or non-profit organizations
  • Details on any prior related experience, internship or otherwise
  • Availability (hours per week)
  • Location/Where you are commuting from
  • School, program and expected graduation year


About Games for Change
Founded in 2004, Games for Change empowers game creators and social innovators to drive real-world change using games that help people to learn, improve their communities, and contribute to make the world a better place. We convene stakeholders through our annual G4C Festival and foster the exchange of ideas and resources through workshops and consulting projects. We inspire youth to explore civic issues and learn 21st-century and STEM skills through our Student Challenge and train educators to run game design classes on impact games. We act as an amplifier by curating and evangelizing games for change to the public through our games arcades and awards.

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