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PR + Communications Intern 2020


Tribeca is a diversified media and entertainment company that owns the world-renowned Tribeca Film Festival (now entering its 19th year), as well as a series of Tribeca-branded platforms, including Tribeca Studios—a production partner for leading brands that want to tell captivating and impactful stories via our network of award-winning directors and producers as diverse as the number of mediums available through which to reach audiences. 

Tribeca is more than a festival. It is an institution. Where community meets culture. A home for creative expression grounded in social change. If you are passionate, innately curious and strive to work with a team that empowers ideas and encourages questions, we want to hear from you.

The TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL Publicity office is looking for creative, hardworking individuals that have a strong interest in publicity for film/TV/VR and film festivals for the 2020 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL. Previous experience working in public relations – preferably entertainment/film PR– preferred. Must be able to work in the US.


Interns are an integral part of the publicity team. Responsibilities include: 

  • Draft fact sheets, recap sheets, press kits and press breaks and press pitches
  • Research niche media for outreach 
  • Create theme sheets and press materials for press lounge 
  • Coordinate materials from films requested from the Festival 
  • Supervise/media check-in for press screenings during the Festival 
  • Assist with press events, parties, interviews, press junkets, red carpets and other film activities
  • Assist with pre-Festival press screenings, media check-in and reporting  
  • Liaise with credentialed press to ensure their press coverage needs are met 
  • Support Festival publicity team with their day-to-day needs as assigned throughout the entirety of the internship 


You should expect to five 8-hour days (Monday – Friday) during the hours of 10am to 6pm in the structured activities in our office in the months leading up to the Festival. During the Festival window, interns may be required to work seven days a week (weekends and evenings) as needed. On-the-job training will occur daily at the direction of your supervisor.



The successful candidate for this internship will have had some schooling in the communications or film studies fields. Excellent writing ability is a key competency in this internship. Skills in Microsoft Word and Excel are required as is a general proficiency with computers. Candidates should be savvy with online media and social media platforms. In addition, the successful candidate should be creative, hardworking and responsible recent college grads that have a strong interest in publicity, storytelling, and film festivals. 

Ideal candidates must be dedicated, detail-oriented and eager to assist the department’s overall operations. This is a great position for someone with a strong desire to learn the inner-workings of a film festival and get hands on PR experience.


The starting date for this fall internship is mid-February 2020 until May 1, 2020.


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