Left Forum Video Tech and Production Internships Internships Fall 2013/Spring 2014/Summer 2014

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ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP

Left Forum seeks to fill video technician and production internship positions for the Fall of 2013 and/or through the Spring and early Summer of 2014. This is a three to six month internship or a one for the Fall of 2013 and/or through the Spring and through early Summer of 2014. This is a three to six month internship or a one or two semester internship and it can be scheduled according to the academic calendar year as needed. Fall internships start immediately.

Coming off of a successful conference with over 1,000 speakers, and having video footage of the speakers and featured events at the conference provides one of the sources for the development of new video content. We have recently launched a Video and Media Archive to bring the wealth of ideas and dialogues generated at the Left Forum to the world—or at least to the world via the Internet and social media sites. If you are interested in helping to build the website into a high traffic, highly user engaged site, this internship is for you. Opportunities for the production of promotional videos, clips as well as live interviews abound at the forum.

Film students and social media activists alike are welcome! This is an excellent opportunity to develop and hone your video production and editing skills while gaining valuable, high-profile experience in the academic and nonprofit arenas. The position can be molded to fit the individual’s strengths and interests.

www.leftforum.org 212-817-2003
Volunteer@leftforum.org

Responsibilities

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Edit and produce video clips, promotional pieces and full length videos
• Utilize multiple video editing and production platforms.
• Work with ally video and media outlets in the production of – and posting – of video footage
• help to coordinate ally and volunteer videographers for live conference video recording and production
• Join in and help build team work in creative development and production processes
• Help digitize, edit and upload and promote video content—conference panels, plenary, interviews and more
• Help to create and maintain a user-friendly interactive archival video interface
• Initiate and contribute to marketing and social media networking campaigns to promote the conference video and media archive along with outreach and networking on particular video topic area tracks that appeal to different constituencies

Requirements

REQUIRED SKILLS

• Previous digital media and video experience is preferred and/or social media/digital strategist background
• High level of attention to detail and seeing projects through to their completion
• Ability to work independently and remotely
• Ability to work effectively both individually and in a team
• Communications and/or marketing background is helpful
• Familiarity with web content management (Drupal or equivalent web content programs) and social media networking

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