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Volunteer – Cinema for Peace
Volunteer - Cinema for Peace
Cinema for Peace Foundation
Post Date: 14 Nov 2022


Position: Volunteer for Cinema for Peace

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Location: Remote, Berlin, Germany

Deadline: Rolling basis, early applications preferred

Type of Position: Volunteer, Full time.

Monthly Remuneration: Euro 520

Contract period: 3 months (extendable to 12 months based on performance)

The Job

Cinema for Peace Foundation is looking for volunteers to join our team in Berlin. Since 9/11 the Cinema for Peace initiative has been focusing on the perception and resolution of global social, political, and humanitarian challenges. In recent years Cinema for Peace has supported humanitarian causes with the likes of Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman, and public figures such as the Dalai Lama, Muhammad Ali, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Mikhail Gorbachev, and the former Honorary Patron Nelson Mandela.


Each volunteer would be focusing on two to three areas mentioned below:

  • Film Screenings: Reaching out to strategic and funding partners in G20 countries to organize monthly film screenings and panel discussions and execute said film screenings by liaising with partners, panelists, venues, and film distributors.
  • Fundraising: Supporting the Cinema for Peace fundraising initiatives through funding organizations, high-level fundraiser events, auctions, membership programs, or artists and gallery relations.
  • Communications: Support in Cinema for Peace Communications Strategy by drafting, posting, and reporting on social media posts on different social media platforms, as well as through support in public relations management.
  • Campaigns: Support in the conception and execution of Cinema for Peace Campaigns for human rights, democracy, and peace in the world using the medium of films.
  • Film Selection: Support in Selecting and curating films for Cinema for Peace screenings, film festivals, as well as for Cinema for Peace Awards.
  • Artists and gallery relations: Liaise with artists, galleries, and art collectors to acquire donations of artworks and experiences for fundraising and public relations purposes.
  • Event Management: Organising high-level fundraiser Galas and Advocacy events across the globe, specifically in Berlin, New York, Los Angeles, Sardegna, Mykonos, and St. Tropez.
  • Special Projects: Supporting the Management of Cinema for Peace special projects.
  • Support in general administration, management of mailing and guest lists, desk research, news, and conflict monitoring, and any other support needed for the team.

An ideal candidate would have:

  • Educational qualifications in Film, Human Rights, International Relations, International Law, Management, or related fields.
  • A passion and interest for topics related to films, art, international conflicts, climate change, and other socio-political issues.
  • Prior experience working in an international organization, non-governmental organization, civil society organization, or film-related organization.
  • Specific prior experience in at least 2 or 3 main fields mentioned under ‘tasks’ is required.
  • Excellent written and spoken fluency in English is required. Other languages are an advantage.
  • Proactive, ability to think outside the box, willing to go the extra mile, and a problem-solving attitude.
  • Ability to multitask and pay attention to details while managing tight deadlines.

This volunteer position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 9:00 to 18:00 CEST.


If you are interested, please send us an email at [[email protected]] with the subject line “CFP Volunteer Application (Your Name)“ with the following attachments:

  • Your CV
  • Motivation letter explaining your interest in joining Cinema for Peace Foundation

Please mention in the email:

  • Your earliest starting date
  • How you got to know about this vacancy

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis, but early applications are preferred. Due to the high number of applications, we will only respond to selected candidates.

Website: https://cinemaforpeace-foundation.org

Cinema for Peace Foundation does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include but are not limited to, hiring of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, and subcontractors.


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