Paid Multimedia Content Internship Opportunity in Manhattan Summer 2024

Multimedia Content Internship available for the Campaign Finance Board. Part-time, located in Manhattan, NYC with a salary range of $16.00 – $17.39 per hour.

The New York City Campaign Finance Board manages New York City’s small donor democracy program and educates and engages voters via NYC Votes. The CFB has enjoyed a tremendous arc of progress over its 30-year history, and their updated flagship small donor democracy program is the centerpiece of this progress. They eliminate barriers to participation by providing access to the resources New Yorkers need to vote or run for office and amplify the voices of small donors with New York City’s small donor democracy program. They are dedicated to making New York City’s local democracy more open, transparent, and equitable. You would be working with a team that is mission-driven and committed to continuous improvement.

The Marketing and Digital Communications unit leads the top-level marketing and communications strategy for the CFB and creates the strategy behind all public-facing materials that directly engage and serve the needs of five million New Yorkers in thirteen languages. They are offering a part-time temporary internship opportunity (from June 2024 – September 2024) for a Multimedia Content Production Intern to join their team. This role involves assisting in capturing engaging content that showcases voters, organizers, and communities across the city. As an intern, you will support various aspects of the production process, including providing assistance during video shoots, editing and subtitling videos, and contributing to trend research efforts. This internship is ideal for someone who is passionate about storytelling and community engagement, with a desire to learn and grow in the field of content production. If you’re excited about creating impactful content and gaining hands-on experience in a supportive environment, we encourage you to apply.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– Provide support during video shoots, including script supervision and equipment setup.
– Actively participate in videos, both behind and in front of the camera, as needed.
– Edit and subtitle videos under the guidance of senior team members.
– Support mascot shoots as needed, including wearing the mascot costume for content creation.
– Assist in showing up to P&O Events and Youth Events to capture content that showcases their work and engages NYC voters and our target communities.
– Assist with casting coordination and organization as needed.
– Contribute to creating a specified amount of short content on a biweekly basis under supervision.
– Stay updated on current trends, including trending music and memes, and assist in uploading relevant content to platforms like GIPHY.
– Report findings to contribute to trend research efforts.

Preferred Skills:

– Willingness and comfort to appear on camera is highly desirable.
– Ability and enthusiasm to wear the mascot costume for content creation.
– Native speaker of Spanish, Chinese, Korean, or Bangla would be a bonus.
– Graphic design or basic animation skills.
– Creative flair with a background in art or related fields, showcasing the ability to think outside the box and produce visually appealing content.
– Experience making social media videos is a must, experience with high-quality video production and editing is a bonus. Would be assisting in videos across social, including long and short form, including explainers on YouTube, and assisting in ad creation.
– Enthusiasm for community engagement and a genuine interest in amplifying diverse voices within the community.
– Demonstrated interest and understanding of internet culture including social media trends, best practices. Familiarity with and active participation in platforms like Instagram and X.
– Adaptability and a willingness to learn new tools or techniques as needed in a fast-paced environment.
– Excellent organizational skills to schedule posts, prioritize tasks, and meet internal deadlines.
– Capability to conduct research to realize content concepts and identify opportunities for engagement.
– Written and verbal communication skills to collaborate with team members. Keen attention to detail for drafting captions, fact-checking content, and ensuring consistency in brand messaging.

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