Interested in how film and video can be used as a tool for social change? This internship is for you! The Black Fatherhood Project seeks to fill a part time event planning and multimedia internship position for the winter and spring. We're really looking for an energetic, jack/jill-of-all-trades, dedicated and creative person to help with our website content and event planning. You MUST be reliable and independent - this is not the type of internship where you will be given tasks to keep you busy and where the boss looks over your shoulder when you do the real work! You must be a self-starter and resourceful. The Black Fatherhood Project is a documentary film -oriented new nonprofit organization in development stage, focusing in the next 6 months on building relationships with organizations in the Portland Metropolitan area that can use the film "The Black Fatherhoood Project" in their work with fathers, families, and youth. We have launched a website with a Video Gallery, and a plethora of resources on fatherhood and mentorship. The intern will help deepen the content on the website, and expanding content on social media outlets. Secondly, the intern will assist in the planning of events (such as workshops, screenings, etc.) in the Portland Metro area. Film and journalism students, social work students, business students and social entrepreneurs in the making are welcome! This is excellent opportunity to gain experience in developing website content, video production, event planning, and nonprofit program management. This position can be molded to fit the interns interests and strengths. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES – Help create and update an online map of fatherhood organizations around the country. Help digitize, edit and upload video content—conference panels, plenaries, and interviews—to the local server – Edit together video clips and audio podcasts. Enter data from workshop evaluations into an excel worksheet. Assist in securing venues, ordering food and beverages, preparing participant packets, and marketing/promotions of Black Fatherhood Project events during the summer. BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE – Previous digital media and video experience is important but not required – High level of attention to detail and seeing projects through to their completion – Demonstrated commitment to documentary filmmaking OR nonprofit management OR online communications OR community organizing – Ability to work independently and remotely – Ability to work effectively both individually – Current college and graduate students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply – Communications and/or marketing background is helpful – Familiarity with web content management (wordpress) and social networking – Basic competence in Black history and social issues preferred – Experience in event planning (campus events OK) is highly preferred. You must have your own laptop and immediate access to the internet. ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP -- We're a new, small organization with the potential to grow in the next year. You'll have the opportunity to work remotely from home, or in an office if you choose. This is a great opportunity to get connected with nonprofit leaders in the Portland, Oregon area, as well as participate and learn about using film and video as a tool for social change.This internship is currently unpaid, although academic credit is available. Hours are approximately 10-15 hours a week—and can be adapted to fit your schedule. Social work (MSW) students are encouraged to apply. The internship will last from January 1st – July 1st, approximately. We can be flexible for the right candidate. People of color, women, trans and gender non-conforming people, LBGTQ, people with disabilities, and working class are encouraged to apply. This position is based out of Portland, Oregon, but remote internships will be considered for the right candidate. http://blackfatherhoodproject.com In your application please include: To apply and send a resume and short cover letter to Jordan Thierry at BlackFatherhoodProject(at)gmail(dot)com.
Film as a Tool for Social Change - The Black Fatherhood Project Winter/Spring Internship
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