Marketing Internship



This is a paid intern position at Weengushk International Film Festival. This position would assist in all aspects of the marketing of the festival  including; advertising, promotions, public relations, and social media. This full-time position is partially funded by FedNor's Northern Ontario Development Program. Applications are able to work remotely or from the Weengushk office in M'Chigeeng, ON. Applicants must live in Northern Ontario. 


Salary: $35,000 (prorated for contract length)

This full-time position is partially funded by FedNor's Northern Ontario Development Program.

Start date: April 11, 20222

Application Due Date: April 1st, 2022 at 5:00PM EST 

Interested and qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with administrative duties on a daily basis, including media clippings, printing flyers and posters, filing, couriering packages, data entry, analytics, and research

  • Execute Social Media output (FB, Twitter, Instagram); organize content, pics, links, articles, contests

  • Maintain and assist all aspect of festival marketing, including digital, radio, and print

  • Assist with the execution of the marketing plans including budget management 

  • Assist with the creation of new donor strategy related to marketing practices 

  • Develop and maintain relationships with the Media

  • Assist with administrative duties as required 

  • Participate in special projects and perform other related duties as requested

  • Work with festival graphic designer to create all materials OR ability to create festival graphic design 


Skills & Qualities Desired:

  • Post-secondary education or relevant workplace experience ideally in one or more of the following areas: marketing, event management, communications or arts administration 

  • Strong project management, communication, administration, organizational and planning skills. 

  • Customer Service training and experience 

  • A knowledge of best marketing practices for festivals and local communities 

  • Must have an interest in film festivals, be knowledgeable about artists, and have an overall interest in learning about the film festival industry

  • Knowledge of social media sites and tools, and an active participant in social networking

  • An understanding of Advertising and Promotional principles

  • Basic or advanced knowledge of graphic design is ideal 

  • Proven ability to listen, understand and communicate effectively

  • Ability to take direction while also displaying strong personal initiative

  • A creative thinker and self-starter

  • Available to work evenings and weekends as required during festival lead up 


Equal Employment Opportunity


Weengushk International Film Festival is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an accessible festival and workplace, and continue to work to reduce the barriers to participation in our events and employment. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, people who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, Racialized, and/or LGBTQ2S+. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please contact us at


Eligible: Unemployed or underemployed youth (under the age of 30) who have graduated with a degree or diploma from a post secondary institution within the last three years, are legally entitled to work in Canada, and have not been previously employed under a FedNor Youth Internship funding agreement , or other federal or provincial internship with pay for a period of six (6) months or more.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.