Digital Media Intern

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The Marine Mammal Center
2000 Bunker Road
Sausalito, CA
Posted: March 13 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The Marine Mammal Center is a nonprofit veterinary research hospital and educational center with a mission to expand knowledge about marine mammals – their health and that of their ocean environment – and inspire their global conservation. The Marine Mammal Center is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of ill and injured marine mammals – primarily elephant seals, harbor seals, and California sea lions. Since 1975, we’ve been headquartered in Sausalito, CA in the Marin Headlands within the Golden Gate National Parks, and have rescued and treated more than 18,500 marine mammals.

We are currently recruiting for an important unpaid volunteer role in our Education Department, looking for the right person to support our team of volunteer docents and assist with tours of the hospital. Volunteer in a comfortable, friendly environment; enhance your office skills; boost your resume; meet like-minded people and feel great knowing that you’re supporting a good cause.

Responsibilities

Duties:
You will assist the Education Department with a variety of filming and video editing roles. These include:
-- Capturing video of education instructors and volunteers leading tours and classes at The Marine Mammal Center and on its outreach programs
--Capturing video of veterinary staff and animal care volunteers performing medical procedures (i.e. surgery and necropsy), basic animal husbandry (i.e. feedings and basic care), and rescues and releases
-- Create new marketing and exhibit designs for use around The Marine Mammal Center and online
--Editing new and existing video to create professional-level video productions for both internal and external use

Requirements

Requirements:
-- Proficiency using a video camera and capturing quality video of fast-paced actions
-- Proficiency using video editing software (i.e. iMovie, FinalCut Pro, Adobe Suite) to create professional-level video
-- Proficiency in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)
-- Ability to take detailed, legible notes
-- Proficiency using both Mac and PC
-- Proficiency in using a computer and working with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
-- Ability to be subtle in actions and movements
-- Ability to stand for 2-4 hours

We have 4 internship periods throughout the year. Below are the time duration and application deadline dates:
Winter (Feb-April) - application deadline 1/16/15
Spring (April- June) -application deadline 3/27/15
Summer (June-August) - application deadline 5/9/15
Fall (Sept-Dec) - application deadline 8/31/15

Internships are 3-4 months long with flexible end dates. Time off must be arranged in advance. The ideal candidate can offer 3 days a week for approximately 24 hours a week. This position is unpaid and reports to the Guest Experience Manager. For questions, please contact the Guest Experience Coordinator at 415-289-7373 or edu@tmmc.org to express interest or learn more about this opportunity. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and at least one letter of recommendation to edu@tmmc.org before the deadlines listed above.

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