Warrior Films needs a part-time Public Relations Director to do the tasks below.  The qualified candidate will have a minimum 3-5 years PR, advertising, and/or marketing experience, ideally at both local and national levels.  Though specific experience with film publicity, advertising, marketing, and outreach is helpful it is not required.  This is not a social marketing position.  It is about reaching the largest possible number of Warrior Films end users through the mainstream media. Diverse candidates are most welcome. This is an ideal position for a retired or semi-retired person.

Job to start ASAP.  Our hope is that it will last for 3-5 years, building in responsibility and pay, to eventually become a full-time job overseeing PR efforts for the entire company in all its different activities.  Candidates do NOT need to be located in the Bay Area.  He/she can work remotely with Director Marx.

Job Responsibilities

  • Bring the Youth Rites of Passage and Mentorship Movement to the attention of mainstream media at local, regional, and national levels.
    • to get the greatest possible number of people to watch the short film.
    • to get the greatest possible number of people to download and utilize the curricula.
    • to solicit screenings of the film at film festivals, conferences, and high profile events.
    • to secure paid and unpaid speaking opportunities for Frederick Marx to speak on issues related to youth rites of passage and mentorship.
    • to secure “to whom it may concern” project endorsement letters.
  • Assist in publicizing other Warrior Films’ products, activities and efforts, including:

Skills Required:

  • Good strategic and tactical thinker and planner.
  • Good with building relationships, on phone, in person, and via email.
  • Comfortable working with people and alone. Capable of being both self-directed and taking direction.
  • Good time management, writing, planning, and basic math skills.
  • Excellent computer skills across multiple programs.
  • Proven deal-maker: Ability to negotiate effectively and close partnership deals, always finding the win-win.
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work independently while delivering solid results and being accountable.
  • Professional self-presentation and demeanor.

Pay and Prerequisites:

  • Office Equipment and Expenses: Director must work predominantly from home, meeting E.D. Marx weekly by phone or in person.  Director will provide at his/her own expense computer and software tools, Internet service, unlimited phone and long distance service, and local Bay Area transportation necessary for fulfillment of all job responsibilities.  Company will reimburse Director for other out of pocket expenses including but not limited to non-local travel and creation and replication of marketing and film publicity tools, DVDs and cases, office supplies, stamps, mailers.
  • Pay: $20 hour.  Max of 20 hours/week.  You must work as an independent contractor, paying state and federal taxes yourself.  Unfortunately, we do not offer benefits.  Along with bi-weekly invoices, you must submit a timesheet to account for how your hours have been spent.


1. A NON-GENERIC cover letter explaining your interest in working with our company, highlighting your qualifications for the desired position.

2. Email the above as an attachment and in the body of the email to: [email protected]

***please type “PR Director” in the subject field***

To learn more about Frederick Marx, Warrior Films, and Rites of Passage, please visit www.warriorfilms.org.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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