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Video Production Intern

We’re a high-impact, global nonprofit social enterprise that believes in using technology for the greater good. Since 1987,  we’ve been building partnerships and alliances with individuals, corporations, nonprofits, and governments across the globe – all committed to helping nonprofits fully access the profound power of technology and a connected world — and use it to improve lives.

But we won’t stop there: as technology and global needs change, so do we. We’re creating new, community-driven platforms and mobile apps and are enhancing our offerings so that nonprofits around the world have the resources they need to build a brighter future for millions of individuals.

We’re innovators, leaders, influencers, social entrepreneurs, and technologists drawn together by a shared vision: to make the world a better place through technology. Join us!

Internship

An internship at TechSoup is not just a learning experience; it is an opportunity to make a challenging and meaningful contribution. You will get to work on real world inspiring projects that drive goals and objectives.

We’re looking for a media intern to work on updating our outdated donation program videos and develop short testimonial videos with nonprofit organizations/donor partners to be used primarily for Social Media marketing and across the website

This is a paid position.

Duties and Responsibilities

During this internship, you will:

  • Update product donor videos.
  • Develop testimonial videos to be used on our website and social channels.
  • Work closely with the Content and Design teams to develop video concepts.
  • Storyboard and present video concepts for approval.
  • Develop first draft of scripts and project plan.
  • Shoot, edit, and do pre/post production of video under the direction of department leadership.

Qualifications

Knowledge:

  • Strong storytelling/scripting skills applicable across multiple platforms (video, photo, sound, etc.) that can be used to engage and inform our users.
  • Approach projects with the vision and creativity of the producer, director, and editor
  • Experience operating variety of camera setups, audio equipment, and lights
  • Working knowledge of how to use Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro or Final Cut, YouTube, and Vimeo
  • Experience downloading and organizing shot footage

Skills:

  • Proficiency in major social media platforms and knowledge of best practices
  • Diplomacy and teamwork
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Abilities:

  • Must be pro-active, self-directed, detail-oriented and organized.
  • Must possess strong inter-personal skills
  • Must possess capacity to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Interact in a professional manner with a wide variety of people.

Education

Any combination of education and experience providing the skill and knowledge for successful participation and learning in the internship would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

  • Currently pursuing Bachelor's degree or higher or coursework in one or more of the following: film/video production, animation, graphic design, photography, multimedia, or visual arts.
  • Candidate should be a natural storyteller and are passionate about capturing experiences through digital media.
  • Able to submit a link to your portfolio/reel.

TechSoup is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensuring that all employees and applicants receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, mental or medical disability, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

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