Social Media and Festival Development Intern with Havana Glasgow Film Festival 

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Location: Glasgow / Home-based 
£8.25 per hour 
Part-time, 20 hours per week for 12 weeks 
Ideal Start: early May 

The Havana Glasgow Film Festival

From the beating hearts of these Twin Cities

an international film festival celebrating the Human spirit

Local culture and local identity

With a focus on social, political and humanist films,  HGFF's aim is to bring the best of Cuban cinema to Scotland, to give people not just the chance to see the films but to meet Cuban film makers, share ideas, hopes, dreams, rum, whisky, music, food, dance and art! 

It is also to showcase Scottish films which deserve to be seen more often and also occasionally feature and show films from Glasgow's other Twin Cities.  
  
It was set up in 2015 by Screen Writer/Film Maker, Eirene Houston, with the support of Glasgow City Council, to foster the link between Twin Cities Glasgow and Havana. 
 
The Role 
The Havana Glasgow Film Festival are looking for an enthusiastic intern to join their team. As a Social Media and Festival Development Intern your main tasks will include:  
• Improving the website and making it more user friendly and easier to navigate 
• Managing the website by regularly updating the content and coming up with ideas to increase it’s reach. The content will be mainly dictated by the various festival events, but you will be part of the small creative team and there will be opportunities to contribute your ideas. 
• Helping grow our social media presence 
• Assisting in preparing for and running events 
• Researching other organisations, festivals and funding opportunities 
• Engaging the public at events and films, getting their opinions through questionnaires, short interviews etc and generally being a young ‘ambassador’ for the Festival 
 
Please note that the role is on self-employed basis and for managing the website and social media you will be required to work from home with regular meetings. 
 
The hours per week could vary, depending on the events running and it is possible that some evening work will be required. 

Requirements 
The ideal candidate will have a background in Film, Media, Journalism or Art and Design, but we will also consider those with a background in History, Music or Languages, as long as they have media and film knowledge. 
 
You should be well organised, self-motivated and able to organise your own workload with excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
 
This role is on a self-employed basis. Please note that you will be invoicing Adopt an Intern as a freelance consultant. This is a very simple, uncomplicated process. You will also be advised to register as self-employed with HMRC if you have not already registered. Please note, students in Scotland on a Tier 4 Visa are not permitted to be self-employed and should therefore not apply for this role. 
 
Application 
Closing date for applications is 11 April 2016, 12 noon.

Interviews will be held between 13-15 April 2016.   
   
Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date.  State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec.  We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.   
   
Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.  

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