Content Curator and Associate Producer

Intersections International
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Aug 22

Position description

Intersections International is dedicated to bringing diverse people together across lines of difference while building bridges of hope. We develop programs that lead communities and individuals to forge common ground, and advance strategies to promote justice, reconciliation and to build peace. Founded in 2007, Intersections is an inter-religious, multicultural, global social justice ministry of The Collegiate Church of New York, the oldest corporation in North America, dating back to 1628. We use our deep roots to take the long view of social transformation. For more information visit us at www.intersections.org.

OUR VISION

At Intersections International, which has consultative status at the United Nations (U.N.), we envision a time when our distinct identities no longer incite division, discrimination, destruction and despair. We envision a world – united in diversity, where human differences serve to advance connection, equality, respect and social protection for all people. This includes historically marginalized groups such as women, children and the elderly; people with different physical abilities; all people of color; immigrants; refugees; persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual; indigenous and first people; and Latina, Latino, Latinx and Hispanic people.

The Opportunity

The Content Curator and Associate Producer will create vibrant, engaging, and visually appealing multi-media content to be published on the newly redesigned website of Believe Out Loud – Intersections’ signature program to advance LGBTQIA equality and affirmation. The Content Curator and Associate Producer will work with the Digital and Creative Content Specialist on every aspect of the production of all video, podcast/audio, graphic, and written storytelling content developed for Believe Out Loud, and occasionally for Intersections’ other social justice programs.

This position assumes the candidate will be able to work in a self-directed environment, demonstrating good organizational skills, the ability to take direction and receive direct feedback with an orientation toward results and measurable outcomes. Ideal candidates will share the vision of hope and possibility that justice programming at Intersections endeavors to create and share. Candidates should demonstrate an understanding of intersectionality and commitment to racial and economic justice. A familiarity with civil rights movements, non-discrimination issues of relevance to LGBTQIA communities and an ability to see the world through a non-hetero normative lens is a plus.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan logistics, create budget, create script and a production plan, direct and edit videos featuring individuals sharing their experiences or opinion, interviews, and life stories in a documentary style for the Believe Out Loud website.
  • Create appealing graphics and illustrations to supplement educational and informational content on the Believe Out Loud websiteAssist the Digital and Creative Content Specialist in curating content for Believe Out Loud’s social media platforms, including Facebook.
  • Assist the Digital and Creative Content Specialist and the Justice, Advocacy and Civic Engagement Manager in identifying pertinent topics, individuals, and other resources to feature on the Believe Out Loud website.
  • Occasionally assist staff in other Intersections’ programs in creating multi-media content.

Qualifications

  • B.A. in film video production, multi-media design software, or related field is required.
  • Samples of creative work should be submitted with inquiries.
  •  Demonstrated experience creating high-quality video and film products.
  • Experience producing interesting and engaging podcast and other audio content.
  • Excellent editing skills and extensive knowledge of all necessary editing software.
  • Ability to handle audio and camera equipment for production of video or audio content.
  • Ability to use photo-editing software and graphic design software to create quick and easily-digestible illustrations, adding to a creatively rich and visually stimulating user experience on the Believe Out Loud website.
  • Ability to engage with interview partners, subjects of and participants in video or audio portrayals in a welcoming, respectful, and professional manner.
  • Ability to interact respectfully and confidently with people of different cultural, socioeconomic and religious backgrounds.
  • Experience with faith-based organizations or communities is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Curiosity to explore novel and creative ways of storytelling that are engaging and educational.
  • Candidates must be able and willing to occasionally travel for video/audio productions or interviews outside of New York City.
  • Understanding of issues at the intersection of faith, religion and LGBTQIA life is preferred.
  • Understanding of how to post content of Facebook and other Social Media platforms ao that it attracts high user engagement is important.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, video and audio editing software is desired.
  • Foreign language skills are a plus.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is competitive. Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental and ancillary benefits; vacations and holidays; life insurance; flexible spending pre-tax plans and commuter pre-tax benefits.

Working Conditions

The position is situated in an open workspace environment. The workweek is 35 hours per week, 7 hours a day Monday through Friday. Overtime work in the evening or on weekends may be required to complete direct service, travel or humanitarian relief tasks and activities. Occasionally may be required to life moderately heavy objects (up to 25 pounds) during the course of the workday.

Intersections International is an equal opportunity employer and proactively takes steps to recruit, hire and promote women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans. Intersections is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff. People of color, transgender and gender-nonconforming people, people with abilities in multiple languages, immigrants, and people who are abled differently are encouraged to apply.

Application instructions

Please send your cover letter, resume, salary requirements and links to examples of content you created (video, podcast/audio, graphic, and written storytelling) to Stephanie Chestnut by applying below.

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