Alliance Francaise de Sydney - Festival Assistant internship/volunteer

Festival Assistant internship/volunteer


Alliance Française French Film Festival 2018 - Festival internship/volunteer

The Alliance Française de Sydney is looking for an intern/volunteer for a marketing and events training on the Alliance Française French Film Festival 2018.

The Alliance Française currently has an exciting opportunity for an event management/marketing student to join our small and dynamic team as intern or volunteer for 3 to 6 months.

Duration: From January 2018

Area: Sydney CBD, Australia

About us

The Alliance Française de Sydney is the leading French language school in Sydney, providing all levels of French for complete beginners to advanced, and offering a wide range of cultural events to its members, including the annual Alliance Française French Film Festival. The Festival is the main French cultural event in Australia and is jointly organised by the Alliances Françaises of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide and Perth with the support of the French Embassy in Australia. The 2016 season of the Alliance Française French Film Festival has emerged as the most successful in the Festival’s proud 28-year history, with 174,000+ cinema seats filled.

Internship description

You will be able to learn:

Organisation of Festival events (venue setup, general logistics, Opening Nights, Closing Nights, Special screenings…)

Everyday marketing tasks

Creation and production of marketing materials: flyers, brochures, website, newsletter, social media management

Sourcing of film material: images, synopsis, quotes, trailers

Generate new ideas for the Alliance Française French Film Festival

General administrative tasks


·         Good level in English, verbal and written

·         Desire to learn a wide range of tasks and activities

·         Take part in the life of the Alliance Française

·         Ability to integrate a team

·         A “can do” and hands on attitude

·         Dynamic, curious, reliable, organised and pro-active

·         Passion for the arts, especially French cinema 

Visa requirements if you are not an Australian citizen

·         You should be aware that you need a visa to be an intern / volunteer in Australia

Please note: The Alliance Française de Sydney does cover the first 3 nights of accommodation in a backpacker hotel in Sydney. There is reimbursement for lunch and transport in Sydney. No other participation is offered regarding travel expenses France-Australia or accommodation in Sydney for the length of the internship.

Please send a resume and a cover letter in English to