Job & Volunteer Opportunities

AAAFF is looking for dynamic, passionate individuals to join our team as we prepare for our 10th annual film festival Dec 7-10, 2017!

If you are committed to diversity and inclusion and have a passion for cinema, this can be an ideal opportunity to help AAAFF grow and flourish.

Current Openings:

Unless otherwise noted, interested applicants can apply by sending a résumé and cover letter to

Don’t see an opening that fits your experience? AAAFF is run by an all-volunteer staff and we welcome people of all backgrounds to contact us and see how you can be involved!


The Marketing & Social Media Intern will work with the Executive Director and Marketing Director to manage AAAFF’s social media presence, and assist with creating web content, newsletter copy, and other communications. Applicants must be creative, self-starting and have strong writing ability. Previous experience with social media management and familiarity with Hootsuite or a similar tools is a plus.

This is a volunteer position and may be eligible for academic credit.


Join our volunteer media team and help us capture the excitement at our 10th festival! Photographers and videographers will cover attendees and special guests at film screenings, discussions, and events throughout AAAFF 2017. Editors are also needed and welcomed! Volunteers will gain free access to AAAFF.

We welcome applicants of all experience levels, please send an e-mail with a link to samples of your work to


From theater ushers and box office assistants to our marketing street team, there are a variety of ways to help AAAFF leading up to and during our festival in early December. Volunteers will receive various perks depending on number of hours worked.

Please join our GivePulse Group to be notified of volunteer opportunities. We’d love to have your help!


We are looking for freelancers and volunteers to expand our graphic design team! They will create graphics for our website, social media and other marketing materials to promote the 10th annual AAAFF. Please send an email with a link to your portfolio and contract rate to


Connecting diverse communities is at the heart of what we do. What better way to support our mission by volunteering as an outreach coordinator? The Outreach Coordinator will work with the Executive Director and Marketing Director to strategize and execute a targeted communications and marketing campaign to connect specific community groups, businesses, and associations to festival films and events, and to build and deepen our relationship with these groups during the festival.


Love Austin? AAAFF is looking for a volunteer Hospitality Coordinator to help us welcome and introduce visiting filmmakers and special guests to this wonderful city we call home. Help coordinate visitors’ travel arrangements, give advice on everything Austin has to offer, and show our guests a big Texas welcome.