Apply Now: Media and Marketing Internship at Byron Bay International Film Festival

Hey everyone! I hope you are doing well and are getting along the with summer semester so far. When I opened my mailbox today, I found an internship offer I just had to share with you. Byron Bay International Film Festival is looking for Media and Marketing Interns! Even though this is an Australian film festival, I thought it might fit into the interests of ASL students.

Please note that the internship is unpaid and can be done remotely or even in-person in Byron Bay/Australia! The following description and further information can be found here:

“Do you want to embark on an exciting internship with a leading independent film festival at the forefront of positive social, technological and creative change? The trailblazing Byron Bay International Film Festival (BBFF) provides interns with an unforgettable experience as well as valuable skills and industry connections. Dedicated to empowering creatives, we expand audience horizons by providing the best film and immersive experiences which move, motivate and resonate with viewers.

As one of Australia’s largest regional film festivals, pre-pandemic BBFF was screening 175+ films from around the globe and attracting thousands of industry professionals, celebrities and film lovers, with the 16th edition taking place from 21-30 October 2022. Our team requires a talented, committed and self-motivated tertiary student who is passionate about arts and culture to join our festival team as a Marketing and Media Assistant. With remote work a possibility, this is a great opportunity to help execute a large-scale creative industry event, expand your skillset and work with a vibrant team of people.

Benefits to you

  • An all-access Crew Pass to the 10-day festival, during which you can attend any session with standby tickets available when you are not working
  • A unique experience, finishing up with a strong portfolio of work and a fantastic network of industry contacts that will stand you in great stead for future job-seeking
  • BBFF is also happy to act as a referee for outstanding interns!


  • Must be available 3-4 days per week, including throughout festival dates
  • Internship duration of 4, 6 or 8 months according to your school’s internship requirements
  • Able to work in-person from Byron Bay or remotely


  • As BBFF is primarily a volunteer-run event, this role is an unpaid internship

How to apply

  • Please submit: Your CV outlining relevant qualifications and experience, A cover letter telling us, Why you are the right candidate for this internship,The film that had the biggest impact on you, What you could bring to the team
  • Please send both documents to”

If you have any questions regarding internships or need help with you application, please do not hesitate to reach out to me via:

Best, Pia