BAAF Seeks Spring Intern

posted on by Christopher Macdonald
BAAF is offering Student Credit or Paid Internships for the Spring

The Big Apple Anime Festival has sent out a request for interns for the spring 2003 semester. The internships can eitehr be paid internship or for student credit. CVs must be mailed to hawanohara (at or faxed to (212) 977-2078 by Monday, November 4th 2002.

Excerpt from press release:

This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in entering areas such as marketing & sales, PR & event management. For fans of anime or animation, this is your chance to interact with industry members on a frequent basis.

The areas BAAF is looking for interns are as follows:

    Programming & Events:
  • Secure all titles for video screening rooms & film festival by contacting anime publishers.
  • Secure guests of honor [Directors, Producers, Designers, Voice Actors, etc.] from Japan and the US.
  • Develop ideas for panel discussions and secure guests needed for panel.
  • Develop all stages of events such as Cosplay, Music Video, DVD award, etc.
  • Develop schedules for each venue.
  • Provide general office support.

    Marketing /PR & Sales:
  • Assist in all aspects of sales: dealer booths, program guide advertising & sponsorships.
  • Assist in putting together sales material and other office related duties.
  • Follow up calls and update websites
  • Communicate on a regular basis w/ anime websites, anime clubs and website visitors.
  • Provide general office support.

    Operations & Logistics:
  • Responsible for hiring and volunteers to cover all venues and positions.
  • Responsible for personnel schedule and placement
  • Work closely with Programming & Events Coordinator to fulfill onsite staff needs.
  • Provide general office support.

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