Part Time Contract
The Videographer will work with the Associate Producer/Project Manager, Chief Innovation Officer and a team of consultants to shoot, edit and create an online video "mentor matrix" library that can be used in the context of relationship-based career coaching to enhance youth knowledge about tech careers and confidence in pursuing them. This career exploration tool will lift up the successes of professionals of color for youth to see. This is a new way to engage industry in the training and mentoring of a more inclusive future workforce. The video library will be part of a larger toolkit, that includes an online curriculum, research report and white paper. The finalized toolkit will be published online and shared with the wider field of workforce development agencies, community based organizations and tech companies.
The role will include participating in a user centered design training with the wider team to co-create a design plan for the project. The videographer will shoot footage and assist in editing. The videographer will accomplish the bulk of the technical tasks related to production and post-production. They will transport, set up, and operate equipment; and assist with staging, set preparation and dressing. The videographer will work closely with the creative director to execute the concept through to completion. The successful candidate will have experience producing/publishing video content, creating media, digital storytelling and creating online content that challenges the dominant narrative of communities of color in the media. Successful candidates will have a zest for using tech as a tool for social change, social media, Google Docs and other tools.
Scope of Work:
1. Video Pre-Production:
Hack the Hood also seeks a Producer - if you are interested in both roles, please state that in your proposal.
Work will be in Oakland, with some on-location shooting around the Bay area.
This position requires sitting for long periods of time, as well as some bending and stooping when filming and working with files. This position does have some limited lifting involved but not more than 20 pounds at a time. Quite a bit of finger/hand dexterity is involved in regards to operating cameras, typing and/or filing.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, portfolio link and references to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Contract: Videographer" in the subject line