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Company: Jazz Crawl Productions
Address: New Orleans, LA
Jazz Crawl Productions
Jazz Crawl Productions is a community-minded cultural event organization with a focus
on collaborative performances, programs, exhibits, parties, parades and more. Inspired by the magic of New Orleans and the community-bonding tradition of the second line, we showcase local musicians, dancers, social aid and pleasure clubs, culture bearers, artists, restaurants and more through productions including our signature Jazz Crawl for Charity event.
We are seeking a highly creative, organized, motivated and passionate video editor intern to help produce and execute high-quality video content for our website, social media and promotional materials. The ideal candidate is someone eager to work for an upstart company from the ground up and someone who can help visualize and execute the “big picture.” An ability to recognize the growth potential of early-stage business development is a must. Candidates should be self-motivated and able to adapt within the dynamics of a quickly growing business. Candidates should be eager to learn and great communicators.
This internship will have a strong focus on teambuilding and growth, so we are looking for someone who can devote several months to an internship. We are currently seeking candidates available July through December. Our aim is to make hiring decisions in early
Although this internship has the ability to earn commission there is not a guarantee of income. It is an unpaid position with high potential for internal growth and plenty of work experience in building multimedia design, developing digital marketing campaigns, artist management, and teamwork. If you’re excited about the thought of introducing the world to the joy and community enthusiasm of the New Orleans second-line tradition, consider applying for this ground-up opportunity.
Responsibilities The video editor is responsible for helping the team get the most use out of our extensive and dynamic video catalog by developing and maintaining organization and collaboration systems, and creating content with Adobe Premiere + After Effects.
❖ Build and organize catalogs of readily available video and sound sequences within Adobe Premiere projects by chopping dynamic footage and sorting clips by keyword, duration, and format.
❖ Edit action videos of various lengths and formats that grab the viewer’s attention by utilizing clipping, cutting, transitioning and syncing techniques.
❖ Develop motion graphics templates in Adobe After Effects to increase brand awareness and storytelling with logo splashes and text animation.
❖ Optimize versatility of content by appropriately cropping, formatting, and exporting video files to meet the different requirements across platforms.
❖ Collaborate with the communications team to create outlines and storyboards for video content to support brand message and campaigns.
❖ Learn and develop videography techniques for capturing the dynamics of second-line parades, Mardi Gras Indians, festivals, and shows.
❖ Produce documentary reels from conception to final cut by storyboarding ideas, shooting interviews, and applying any other aspects of documentary filmmaking.
❖ Build a loyal community around our brand and expand our audience by following social media guidelines to prospect and interact with niche users.
❖ Create branded content by writing articles, drafting social media messaging, producing videos, designing infographics and photo artwork, and anything else your creativity allows you.
Ideal candidates will fit within the fun, creative, and philanthropic team culture we are building as a small, but fast growing company. Previous experience and skills within the responsibilities of this particular position are preferred, but more importantly is the ability to buy-in to the big picture of what Jazz Crawl Productions is on a mission to accomplish and find various ways to contribute to the team’s efforts.
❖ New Orleans culture-driven focus to understand, be immersed in, and speak eloquently to the pulse and relevance of our projects and missions.
❖ A degree in Video Production or enrollment in a relevant program.
❖ Proficient in Adobe Premiere and/or Adobe After Effects with a strong desire to learn and sharpen skills and techniques for both programs.
❖ Basic understanding of best practices for creating and editing promotional videos for a number of different platforms including, but not limited to YouTube,
Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok.
❖ Access to personal computer or laptop and a student or individual subscription to
Adobe Creative Cloud suite of design software.
❖ Organizational skills, attention to detail, accountability, and the ability to work quickly while managing multiple projects and high volume content.
❖ Proactive self-starter with strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal
communication skills to build up team members and brand awareness.
❖ Passion for helping others and an interest in the entertainment industry, live music, dance, art, digital media, and/or New Orleans culture.
❖ Aspirations in film production and a strong interest in documentary filmmaking.
❖ Experience creating and editing promotional videos for businesses.
❖ Ability to commit at least 10 hours a week to team tasks and goals from July through December, and an interest in continuing to serve our mission beyond the internship.
❖ High interest in leadership and entrepreneurship to take the reins and advance the ever-growing Jazz Crawl Productions ideas and side projects.
❖ Curiosity about city cultures, artistic histories, untapped talent, and an interest to learn and expand personally through suggested literature and travel.
Benefits The more you give to the Jazz Crawl team, the more you will get out of this internship program. Jazz Crawl Productions has an explicit goal of selecting top interns for permanent positions and/or freelance opportunities. These rewards will rely heavily on the candidate’s ability to work with others to develop strong teams and effective communications internally and externally.
Pay & Course Credit
❖ Unpaid internship with potential earnings from sales commissions, milestone bonuses, and post-internship job offers.
❖ Recognition for college credit available upon request.
Experience & Opportunity
❖ Unique opportunity to assume a critical role in the business development stages of a fast growing festival production and artist management company.
❖ Tutorials and guidelines to learn valuable workflows and communication systems for creative design, marketing, and team collaboration.
❖ Fun and excitement of being involved in the production of community parades, live shows, and touring festivals that preserve culture and support arts.
❖ Connection to live music and media networks across the country and privileged introductions to talented artists and highly respected cultural leaders.
❖ This internship offers an exciting opportunity to work with an extensive catalog of high-quality digital assets covering dynamic subjects within the second-line parade and Mardi Gras Indian cultures of New Orleans.
There will be software and systems tutorials to help you learn the skills necessary to
execute tasks. Some of the tutorials will be required for you to complete in order to be equipped for your tasks.
Adobe Creative Suite
❖ Adobe Bridge for digital asset management.
❖ Adobe Lightroom for photo organizing, editing, and exporting .
❖ Adobe Photoshop for touch ups, composite editing, and poster artwork.
❖ Adobe Illustrator artboard templates and vectorization.
❖ Adobe InDesign for brand styling and proposal documents.
❖ Adobe Premiere video editing for youtube, instagram stories, and newsfeed.
❖ Adobe After Effects for logo animations and motion graphics for promos.
❖ Slack communication with third-party app integrations.
❖ Asana + Slack teamwork management systems.
❖ Google Drive for collaborative writing and prospecting lists.
❖ Google Sheets for collaborative prospecting.
How to Apply
❖ Go to www.jazzcrawl.com/campus to apply for this position. For immediate consideration, please send a thoughtful cover letter and a resume. Please put “Video Editor – [Your Name]” as the subject.
If you have a reel or portfolio, send that too, as well as any links to published work you feel showcases your capabilities.
Job Type: Internship
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