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Video Intern (Spring 2019)

Department: Creative Services
Location: Brooklyn, NY

BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a multi-disciplinary arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas—engaging both global and local communities. With world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more, BAM showcases the work of emerging artists and innovative modern masters.

The Video Intern will support the work of the BAM Video Department by editing performance recordings, assisting with various video shoots, day-to-day office work and assisting in the organization of files.

The role is mostly office-based but also requires some work on location. Some after-hours and weekend work is also possible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Edit high quality and detailed BAM performance recordings for the BAM archives.
  • Maintain our servers with detailed and organized file management.
  • Support the video team by helping maintain our equipment and project management system.
  • Editing BAM performance recordings for the archives. 
  • Assisting in digital asset management: logging, transcribing and organizing video footage 
  • Assist with production during video and photo shoots 
  • Assist with equipment maintenance 
  • Data entry and file organization 
  • Assist with video editing and shooting for our social media team. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Availability at least 3 days a week (flexible on which days), maximum 25 hrs/week
  • Mac literacy with proficiency in creative technologies, including familiarity with the latest Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Video Production or related field (preferably a junior or senior) or recent graduate
  • Ability to lift and move audio/visual equipment weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Great communication skills - both with internal teams and communicating with/presenting to clients
  • Extremely detailed oriented with an interest in video production
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Valid US driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • An interest in the performing arts 
  • Passion for editing, editing, and re-editing until reaching the perfect edit. 
  • Stay current with the latest video trends, always learning new technology and creative tools. 
  • Great sense of humor. 

Application Instructions: must complete an online application through BAM's website - no phone calls, emails or walk ins, please.

Pay Rate: $16 - $17.50 per hour, depending on education/experience level.

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