Become Part of a Progressive Organization

TIGLFF provides exciting and diverse internship and employment opportunities. As a member of TIGLFF’s staff you can serve the LGBTQ+ community and help change the world, one movie at a time.

Employment Opportunities

Employment with TIGLFF offers an opportunity to be a part of an established non-profit organization within the Tampa Bay Community.  We look for those candidates who would exemplify our Core Values while developing professionally.  Should you possess the necessary experience and have interest in becoming a part of our team, please reach out to our Presidents, Rob Akins at with a copy of your most recent resume and cover letter or for more information about the applicable roles and responsibilities.

We are currently looking to fill the following position/s: 

  • Executive Director- TIGLFF is one of the oldest LGBT+ organizations in the state and we are seeking an excited, experienced, dynamic Executive Director to help us move our organization forward into the next decade. We need a visonary and excited leader who has development experience to work with local and national sponsors, while building the audience experience. To APPLY, please send a resume and cover letter to -- JOB DESCRIPTION

Internship Opportunities

TIGLFF internships offer excellent exposure to the operational, programmatic, and public relations processes of a top-ranked film festival as well as the Distribution program of a leading LGBTQ+ non-profit arts organization. Students can arrange to receive coursework credit for their internships.  Today, TIGLFF works with both The University of Tampa and University of South Florida.  Interested candidates should reach out to our Festival Director, Renee Cossette at

  • Marketing Intern (Fall/Spring Semester) – Part-time
  • Graphic Designer Intern (Fall/Spring Semester) – Part-time
  • Business Administration Intern (Fall/Spring Semester) – Part-time


Equal Opportunity Employer

Friends of the Festival, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is firmly committed to complying with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) laws.  FOF strictly prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of the individual’s race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, height and weight, disability, marital status, partnership status and any other characteristic protected by law.