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Beach Fench



Graphic Design Interns
Social Media Interns
Film Festival Management Intern
Hospitality and Event Coordination Intern


We're currently seeking enthusiastic students to join our intern team, dedicated to crafting innovative marketing strategies and producing captivating graphic design content for the Lighthouse International Film Festival.


As an intern, you'll be involved in a variety of tasks including graphic design, social media management, promotional support, as well as traditional advertising and publicity efforts.

Ideal candidates should possess knowledge of Google ad utilization, understand image ratio sizes and have basic proficiency in tools like Canva. Familiarity with the film industry or film-related concepts is advantageous. We also welcome interns eager to explore festival planning, hospitality and networking opportunities.

This internship offers a unique chance to delve into the intricacies of the film festival circuit, distribution processes, and the world of indie filmmaking. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment and encourage applications from all backgrounds.



Part-time / Internship


Location: Remote, optional in-person during festival on Long Beach Island, NJ. We also need intern support after the festival.

Looking for team players who work cohesively and well with deadlines. Our team is very warm and welcoming and here to support our interns in whatever way possible. 


  • Curate online advertisements for film festival and submissions.

  • Attend weekly meetings and workshops.

  • Research films and creative schemes for marketing purposes and creating advertisements.

  • Create and edit short 15, 30 or 60-second videos or montages.

  • Create marketing materials and packages.

  • Develop new marketing strategies.

  • Collaborate with peers and superiors.

  • Keep track of deadlines and remain punctual.

  • Event planning.

  • Writing newsletters, press releases.

This role will be an unpaid part-time position. We provide a work environment that does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information or any other basis.

Majors Wanted

Graphic Design; Film and Television; Producing; Animation; Marketing and Advertising; Cinema Studies; Hospitality; Event planning.

Job Targets Wanted
Social Media Coordinator; Advertising; Curator; Graphic Designer; Administration; Arts Management; Film/Video/Multimedia Production, Hospitality.

Special Skills Wanted
Familiarity with Adobe, Canva, Social Media Networks, Website Design, Microsoft, Excel.


Company Description:

The Lighthouse International Film Festival presents a four-day cinematic extravaganza on Long Beach Island, featuring a dynamic lineup of international and independent films from top festivals worldwide, alongside engaging discussions and panels. Our mission is to amplify the voices of independent filmmakers globally, fostering diverse storytelling and offering audiences the chance to delve into current issues while being entertained and enlightened.


We believe in film's power to bridge cultures, showcasing the universal human experience and promoting respect for our shared humanity. Central to our mission is the selection of thought-provoking films that reflect on pressing societal issues, driven by our commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity.

Our diverse lineup includes feature films, shorts, episodics, narratives, documentaries, comedies, dramas, horror, and surf films, catering to both avid cinephiles and casual moviegoers alike. Nestled amidst 18 miles of sandy beaches and six miles out to sea, beautiful Long Beach Island offers the perfect backdrop for cinematic exploration. Come for the films, stay for the sun and fun.

Contact Information

Christine Rooney

Kearin Coonan
Shorts Programmer, Student Film Outreach

& Social Media Coordinator

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