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Seeking a Video Production Intern for Summer, 2021

Seeking a Video Production Intern for Summer, 2021

The Friends of the Fells is currently accepting applicants for an internship opportunity this summer.  

The goal of this position is to help us improve and expand the online communications presence of the Friends of the Fells, particularly with video production for our YouTube channel and other social media platforms.

We’d like to expand and improve upon our current content by hiring an individual with expertise in video production and an interest in ecology.  Depending on the skills of the person we hire, we could expand in one or more of the following ways:

  • Produce more videos along the lines of those already produced, including scheduling with the subjects of the interview, editing, and publishing;
  • Inject creativity into communications regarding environmental science and/or advocacy topics related to the Fells;
  • Identifying other potential subjects;
  • Creating videos featuring the intern as the expert;
  • Creating alternative approaches to online communications regarding environmental science and/or advocacy topics;
  • Exploring opportunities that involve TikTok;
  • Editing or collaborating with volunteers; and
  • Working as a team with volunteers.

Requirements: 

  • Demonstrated experience with video production, recognizing that this internship could provide valuable opportunities for growth.
  • Timely responsiveness to e-mail communication.
  • The intern would need to provide their own video recording equipment ( A smartphone will likely be adequate) and a computer on which to edit the video. If you have your own sound recording equipment, that’s a plus, but we can arrange for a loan of this equipment. Depending on how social distancing requirements evolve, there may be opportunities to become a member of one of the community access TV stations that provide equipment loans and instruction.

Outcome:  Depending on the direction the work takes, the result will be a portfolio of communications suitable for sharing with job or graduate program applications.  You will develop video and/or other communications skills, and get an opportunity to exercise your creative vision.

This is a seasonal, part-time paid internship running for 3 months (6/1/21 – 8/31/21).

Compensation:

We have a budget of $1,000 for this internship, which assumes $900 for labor (60 hours x $15/hour) plus $100 budgeted for equipment or incidental expenses.

For more information on the position, and for instructions on how to apply, visit our Jobs page:

 

 

Questions?  Contact Jeff.Buxbaum@fells.org or friends@fells.org

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