Umuzi Photo Club: Videographer Intern

Umuzi Photo Club
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 30 May, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Umuzi Photo Club is a youth development organisation that works with young people in under-resourced communities to create socially informative multimedia, which inspires engaged citizenry, youth activism, and change. 'Umuzi' is a Zulu word meaning 'village'.

Umuzi Photo Club seeks to appoint a self-motivated, highly energetic and organised student Videographer Intern, based in Rosebank, Johannesburg.

Under the direction of Umuzi’s Head of Programmes, the Multimedia Design Intern is responsible for creative video editing and other multimedia materials related to the agency and programme needs.

This intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of working in Multimedia Design.

The Intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of working in the professional field. This is a part-time position.

S/he will be reporting to Renee O’Keefe.

This is a part-time internship of 10 to 15 hours per week.

Responsibilities:

  • General office work, including, but not limited to, responding to emails, setting up appointments, and other tasks as projects grow;
  • Create content for Umuzi’s social media sites, blog, and website;
  • Attend event meetings including development, marketing, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Edit videos taken by Umuzi Agency photographers to meet the needs set by clients;
  • Collaborate with the Graphic Design Intern to create cohesive multimedia designs for ­–dala, including but not limited to: an information video regarding the event, on the spot interviews with participants, capturing moments throughout the event, and editing work afterwards;
  • Develop materials for other multimedia needs for Umuzi Photo Club, this may include sound clips, web design, and animations.

Requirements:

  • Second year or later in qualified multimedia design programme;
  • Minimum of one year experience with video editing;
  • Experience in web design;
  • Own Transportation and valid driver’s licence;
  • Mobile phone;
  • Wi-Fi enabled laptop;
  • Experience with creative design suite;
  • Portfolio of work (to be presented before interview);
  • Creative, fun, energetic attitude;
  • Passion and a drive to succeed in multimedia design;
  • Adaptable, confident, and well-spoken;
  • Passion for working with youth and creative industries;
  • No fear of being dynamic, breaking the moulds, and pushing the limits of design;
  • Skills in building relationships with young people with an ability to both challenge and support them;
  • Culturally sensitive: experience and competencies in working in a multiracial, multicultural environment;
  • Experience with various technologies and social media tools;
  • Developed presentation skills;
  • Team player but with the ability to work independently;
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed;
  • Ability to prioritise and conduct multiple tasks in fast-paced environment;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal;
  • Proficient with computers and office-related software including word processing, database and spread sheet management, email and internet;
  • Bilingual a plus;
  • Love for South Africa .

Starting date: 20 May 2013.

To apply, submit a CV, motivation letter and Portfolio to Renee O'Keefe at renee.okeefe@umuzi.org.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

For more about Umuzi Photo Club, refers to http://umuziphotoclub.blogspot.com.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies..

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