Videography Intern

Posted on August 8th, 2012

Description:
International non-profit organization seeks an intern to help with video and social media support for its programs and mission of poverty eradication.

BeadforLife creates sustainable opportunities for impoverished women to lift themselves out of poverty by creating a circle of connection between women in Uganda and women around the world. Women in Uganda work hard to roll beautiful bead jewelry out of recycled paper and harvest shea nuts to make shea butter. Women worldwide sell these items and educate themselves and others about extreme poverty. All profits support efforts to end extreme poverty around the world. www.beadforlife.org

Focus:
Review and organize video footage and photography from Uganda
Create videos by editing elements together
Find new dynamic ways to share the story of BeadforLife
Seek new platforms for posting and sharing video
Identify social media channels and approaches for younger generations
Works directly with Communications Manager
Potential to capture new footage in Boulder

Requirements:
Must be able to perform a variety of tasks
Should have final cut pro
English skills required – must have impeccable grammar and presentation
Must have the self-discipline to achieve weekly goals with little supervision
Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
Must possess an interest in making a difference for the greater good
Should be able to travel to Boulder once per week, as directed by Communications Manager

Evaluation:
Performance is as per internship requirements

Training/Transition Period:
Volunteer training with BeadforLife and introduction to fulfillment/orientation. Initial ½ day training session with Communications Manager, and weekly telephone and e-mail communication

Location: Student may work autonomously on his or her own computer, but must be able to work from BeadforLife Boulder office location from time to time.

Contact:
Amy Yanda-Lee
Communications Manager
303-554-5901 X110
amy@beadforife.org