Live Video Intern

Posted: 12/15/2017

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Video
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


As a Live Video Intern for The Dodo, you’ll join the largest dedicated animal brand on digital media, and be immersed in a fast-paced environment that encourages innovation and passion-driven storytelling. Your primary responsibility will be to work closely with the Live Video lead to create Facebook Live segments on location.


As our ideal candidate, you have experience in creating Facebook Live content or have used the tool in some way to create engaging video content. You have a strong sense of Facebook and the social media landscape and you’re excited to venture outside of the office for on location shoots. You love animals and you’re excited to be up close and personal with them on a daily basis! 


You’ll be joining a nimble, creative team of self-starters who enjoy collaborating and receiving feedback, so clear communication is essential. We’ll look to you to manage your time, work quickly and efficiently, and have an accurate pulse on how long your projects will take to complete. Creative thinkers and problem solvers will thrive on this team.


Responsibilities:



    Daily Facebook Live shoots on location
    Assistance with the planning and managing of shoots
    Recut live videos for instagram stories
    Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:



    Approximately 12 hours a week
    A strong understanding of Facebook and how the Facebook Live tool works is a plus
    Basic Premiere Skills
    Bachelor’s Degree in Media or Film preferred
    Interest in creating impactful/sharable animal content
    Experience with Google Suite (doc and sheets) preferred
    Experience in filming/shooting engaging video content
    Passion and love for animals

About the Dodo:


The Dodo is an NYC-based digital media start-up committed to creating entertaining, meaningful animal-related stories – we cover everything from viral videos and animal behavior to rescue stories and advocacy efforts. Our goal at The Dodo is to deliver the most emotionally and visually compelling, sharable animal stories and videos to the biggest number of readers possible to help make caring about animals a viral cause. We are looking for passionate, flexible people who are interested in growing a start-up that we hope will make the world a better place for animals.



Group Nine Media is the partnership of four mission-driven, category-leading brands covering food, drink & travel (Thrillist), news & entertainment (NowThis), animals (The Dodo) and science, tech & exploration (Seeker). We’re one of the world’s largest digital-first media companies, boasting over 4 billion video views every month, while providing consumers 360-degree experiences across web, social, VR and live events. At Group Nine Media, we care about the content our brands create, and if you’re a talented passionate individual who does too, let’s talk.