Multimedia Producer Internship

What we’re looking for

LivableStreets seeks a highly motivated Multimedia Producer Intern to humanize LivableStreets’ advocacy through digital storytelling.

Who we are and what we do

For more than a decade, LivableStreets has been transforming Metro Boston’s streets by advocating for innovative and equitable transportation solutions that are safe, affordable and enjoyable -making our community more connected and more livable for everyone.

What the Multimedia Producer Intern will do

Reporting to the Community Engagement Manager and the Content & Publications Manager, the Multimedia Producer Intern will develop storytelling content - video, photo, audio, etc. - for online communications related to LivableStreets’ programs and projects.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the Community Engagement Manager to develop subjects and stories

  • Produce and edit content (video, photo, audio, etc.)

  • Work with the Community Engagement Manager and Content & Publications Manager to adapt and integrate content into LivableStreets’ website and social media networks.

Specifically the Multimedia Producer Intern will:  

  • Tell the story of at least one commuter to complement the Roslindale bus priority pilot project

  • Produce video walking tours with advocates involved in long-term street projects such as the Allston I-90 Interchange

  • Profile the work of our volunteers - advocates and Street Ambassadors  for website and Tour de Streets promotion

  • Spotlight Greenway Partners for Emerald Network website and Tour de Streets promotion

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Collaborate with the Content & Publications Manager to assist in developing and updating website content (copywriting, proofreading, layout, media)

  • Assist in improving overall user experience of website, including optimizing pages for mobile

What we're looking for

  • Ideal candidate should be working towards a degree in communications, film production, journalism, photojournalism, photography, visual arts, etc.

  • Has previously researched, produced, and edited video and photo content and can share examples of their work

  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to produce content with little guidance

Other desirable skills include:

  • Experience with NationBuilder or other CRM/website platforms

  • Passionate about urban studies & planning, transportation, geography, environmental studies

  • Knowledge of Boston’s peoples and neighborhoods

  • Spanish speaking skills

Deliverables, commitment & compensation 

  • Community Engagement Manager and Content & Publications Manager will work with the Multimedia Producer Intern to develop a workplan that meets the needs and goals of both parties in the agreed upon timeline Community Engagement Manager and Content & Publications Manager will provide Intern the opportunity to build their portfolio with specific storytelling projects and experience working in the non-profit sector

  • Candidate should be be able to make at least a 25-hour per week commitment between June and August 2017

  • The Multimedia Producer Intern is eligible for a stipend and travel reimbursement

Applications are due by May 22. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to andrew@livablestreets.info.