Get Lit - Words Ignite fuses classic and spoken word poetry to increase teen literacy and cultivate enthusiastic learners emboldened to inspire social consciousness in diverse communities. "Claim Your Poem, Claim Your Life."
Get Lit-Words Ignite seeks a Film & Digital Media Education Intern for summer 2020 to work with our Head of Productions in the student media program of our youth empowerment and literacy organization. They will assist in the development, scheduling, and teaching of film classes and curriculum, and support students as they learn cinematography, editing, directing, and producing. They will help train student filmmakers in the use of Get Lit's media equipment; facilitate communication between Get Lit staff, filmmakers, poets, and performers; create graphic marketing content; and engage in community outreach. This position will be on site in our office, but the hours are flexible based off the interns schedule.
The right candidate will have taken several film and media classes, and have proficiency in production equipment and hardware, in the Adobe Creative Suite, G-Suite, and budgeting/scheduling software. We expect all applicants to have basic computer skills, have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and be familiar with Macintosh operating systems. Applicants should be comfortable working in a professional setting, have an interest in media, literary and/or performing arts, and an ability to communicate professionally and effectively with a wide range of people including teenagers, parents of students, professional staff members, and organization Board Members.
How to Apply
To apply, please email a cover letter and a resume including relevant work experience to Mr. Samuel Curtis, firstname.lastname@example.org.