Internship Programme at the SAARC Cultural Centre

The SAARC Cultural Centre invites interested candidates to apply for the position of Intern – Festival Promotion and Public Relations (2) to work for its 10th edition of the SAARC Film Festival programme in May 2020. As an intern, you will be required to assist in pre-event publicity, and promotional activities during the event.

The SAARC Film Festival is a reputed and an acclaimed International Film Festival of South Asia.  The festival is known for screening and recognising some of the best films from the SAARC Member States of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Several Film experts, technicians had actively participated in the previous editions of the festival. Overtime the SAARC Film Festival showcases and inspires cultural heritage and traditions of South Asia through the medium of cinema.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design and Conceptualization of Marketing Strategy.
  • Coordination with media (Electronic and print media).
  • Manage Social Media publicity including Facebook (FB) event page etc.
  • Evaluating public response.
  • Editing of Videos and Photos.
  • Presenting Reports.

Tenure           : One Month
Work Station: Colombo, Sri Lanka


  • Diploma/Degree/Any equivalent qualification(s) in the related field
  • Excellent Communication Skills


  • Previous experience in event management/working with international organisations.
  • Knowledge in working with Adobe Premiere Pro for video editing
  • Knowledge in Photo and Poster editing
  • Multilingual
  • Should be able to work under pressure.
  • Passionate to be part of a renowned film festival.


  • Certificate of Internship
  • Exposure from an International Event whilst widening film knowledge specific to South Asian Films
  • Access to 10th SAARC Film Festival Events

Apply no later than 05th March 2020 : Click here to download the Applicationpdf-icon
Forward the duly filled Application Form, Resume, Portfolio to
1.    Culture-Specialist (Programmes) :
2.    Programme-Assistant: