Wednesday, June 30, 2010

6 BRAVE NEW FILMS OPPORTUNITIES

1. Communications Intern

Brave New Films is looking for a Communications Intern to help the Communications Director in the day- to-day administration needs of the department. Intern will walk away with knowledge of how a communications department runs and is maintained. This position will include the following day-to-day responsibilities:

Uploading BNF related articles onto the web

Researching reporters/ helping to create targeted reporter lists

Maintain updated list of press hits on the web and Google docs

Other tasks as needed

Qualifications:

Excellent writing and research skills

Some experience in communications and or journalism

Highly motivated and a self starter

Ability to multi task and work on various projects

Flexible, adjust well to changing demands and projects

Unwavering commitment to social justice and progressive causes

2. Documentary Production Intern

Documentary production team is seeking an enthusiastic intern to assist with various aspects of production, including: Online Research (e.g. archival photos, video, etc.) and fact checking, logging footage and transcribing interviews.

Reports to: Producer

Qualifications:

Excellent online research

Good writing / typing

Good organization

Generalist with good disposition

Applicants familiar with Final Cut Pro Plus

To apply please send a resume or cover letter to volunteers@bravenewfoundation.org

3. Cuentame Social Media, Journalism Intern or Volunteer

Brave New Foundation is seeking a social media intern/volunteer for our new Facebook based campaign Cuentame!

Qualifications:

Passionate about Latino issues (political, social, arts and culture) in the media and on the ground.

Has strong social networking skills: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Bookmarking sites etc

A good researcher: Blogs, News sites, Facebook pages, organizations

A creative thinker - Thinks about new and innovative ways to spread a message - video, imagery, media etc.

Has strong writing skills; you will be encouraged to write in all capacities, email, blogs, copy, messages

Has a can-do, pitch in attitude

Bilingual preferred but not required it is also a plus if you have graphic design skills. (Adobe - Photoshop, Illustrator etc)

To apply please send a resume or cover letter to volunteers@bravenewfoundation.org

4. Bilingual Production for Cuentame’

Join the fast-paced team at the helm of Brave New Foundation’s Cuentame’ , the exciting, innovative bilingual Facebook project at the cutting edge of the Latino community! Cuentame’ frames what’s going on in culture, history, arts and news, activism and more from our collective past, present and future. Jobs include: Basic online research: organizations, news clips, archival video and photos, logging video footage, transcribing interviews, and translating interviews.


Qualifications:

Bilingual (Spanish English).

VERY Facebook literate.

Strong sense of the Latino community’s interests, concerns.

Excellent written verbal skills.

Attention to detail.

Positive, can-do, fast-paced team member.

Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro a plus.

We will train if other skills are needed.

5. Supervolunteer: Donor Communication

If you are passionate about politics and have 15 hours a week to help with donor contact coordination and general administration, then we need you! We are looking for a super volunteer who is internet and email savvy, and wants to help out with communication.

Qualifications:

Passion toward politics

Internet/Email savvy

Strong knowledge of spreadsheets and other data entry

Strong verbal and written communication

10-15 hours a week

If this sounds like something you’d like to help with – send a resume and brief cover letter to volunteers@bravenewfoundation.org

6. Vietnamese Bilingual Volunteer

Brave New Foundation is in need of a volunteer to assist with translation and dubbing of an interview in Vietnamese. Volunteer will be recorded translating the interview. This is a one-time opportunity and will require short-term commitment.

Qualifications:

Excellent use and understanding of spoken Vietnamese

Knowledge of current political issues

Experience with voice recording not required, but beneficial

Ability to think quick and be a go-getter

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