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Video and Design Assistant Editor, Common Wealth Mural Collaborative, Remote

Common Wealth Murals (CWM) is dedicated to bringing more mural art in to public places through the management of mural installations and mural festivals. CWMC produces Fresh Paint Springfield, an annual mural festival which installed 10 large murals in downtown Springfield in June 2019. Fresh Paint Springfield 2021 will bring 10 to 15 more murals and related events to Springfield. We also manage individual mural installations and a community mural training institute.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION: The CWM Video and Design Assistant Editor will work closely with the Director and the Producer to produce promotional and informational videos about Fresh Paint Springfield using footage from the 2019 festival. The person in this role will also plan, shoot and edit video content for the 2021 festival. If the person in this position has the experience and interest, they would also be involved in graphic design of promotional materials using InDesign

The successful candidate will have experience as a field production assistant, knows how to use a video camera with microphone and tripod and compose shots, download media from the drives, catalog, transcribe audio using AI software (easy), and edit footage in to compelling stories. She or he will also be organized, a self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision but lots of instruction, a solid communicator, and an interest in public art projects. Familiarity with Springfield is strongly preferred.

Fresh Paint Springfield 2021 will take place from mid-May to mid-June. The person accepting this position must be available to work through the end of June. There will be an option to extend the position through August.

Proficiency in Adobe Premiere and/or Final Cut is required. Experience with InDesign is preferred but not required.

PERIOD OF INTERNSHIP/EMPLOYMENT: Fresh Paint Springfield 2021 will take place from mid-May to mid-June. It would be great if the person accepting this position is available through the end of June.

PAY TYPE: Paid or Unpaid

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Work-Study job ($12/hour) or Internship

JOB STATUS: Part-time

LOCATION: Editing and design can be done remotely

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Rolling

REQUIRED DEGREE: All Majors

CONTACT: Britt Ruhe, Britt@CommonWealthMurals.org

HOW TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter and resume to Britt@CommonWealthMurals.org