The Boston Jewish Film festival office is located in West Newton, Massachusetts.

Do you share our passion for independent film? Are you ready to use your skills and experience to increase our impact in the community?

We at The Boston Jewish Film Festival celebrate the richness of the Jewish experience through film and media. Throughout the year, the Festival engages and inspires the community to explore the full spectrum of Jewish life, values and culture. With 15,000 tickets sold to our programs throughout the year, we are one of the preeminent Arts and Culture organizations in the Boston area.

We are located a short walk from the West Newton commuter rail station, as well as bus #553 and #554. Free parking! To apply, send your resume and a cover letter to  No phone calls please.

The Boston Jewish Film Festival, Inc. follows an equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental handicap, veteran status, or marital status.



The Boston Jewish Film Festival is New England’s largest cultural event. Over 20,000 people attend our events year-round, including our annual fall Festival each November. The Boston Jewish Film Festival has several unpaid internship positions available throughout the year.

We have openings in the following areas:

– Programming
– Marketing
– Graphic Design

We are looking for interns with a passion for film or arts administration/marketing, who want to learn first-hand how film festivals work. No Jewish background required. Interns typically work two days (8-10 hours) per week in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Programming Intern

Help us choose the films for one of New England’s largest film festivals! The Boston Jewish Film Festival is seeking interns to help us seek out new films. Working side-by-side with the Artistic Director, you will:

* Research new films
* Contact directors, producers, and distributors to obtain DVDs
* Pre-screen films and prepare screening notes
* Organize and maintain physical and online film library

Marketing / Public Relations Intern

Help us expand the audience for the Boston Jewish Film Festival! Working side-by-side with the Artistic Director, you will help us to plan and promote events year-round:

* Create and send weekly e-blasts
* Update the Festival’s web site
* Enhance our social networking through Facebook, Twitter, etc.
* Assist in creating flyers and other print and electronic materials
* Contact members of the press to follow-up on press releases.

Graphic Design Intern

Assisting the Communications and Marketing Manager and Festival Producer, you will help us to create publicity materials:

  • Create flyers to promote films and groups of films
  • Design signage to be placed on-site at Festival screenings
  • Create banner ads for placement on other sites