Careers

We have the following job openings:​

If you have any question about any of the positions contact us at aloha@hawaiiwomeninfilmmaking.org

Filmmaker Mentor Summer 2022

Dedicated to promoting social justice through the power of film, the filmmaker mentor facilitates youth program participants' learning experience. The filmmaker mentor is responsible for following the work of the assigned learners, providing one on one support, facilitating the learning process, and tracking the progress of each participant's project.

This position is open for the upcoming Summer Reel Camp for Girls.

Examples of Responsibilities

 

  • Deliver, assist and support in filmmaking teaching activities 

  • Train and assist participants in camera work, editing, music recording and narration in the context of a concrete short film project 

  • Supervise shootings

  • Carry out any other duties related to the filmmaking instructional activities related to the program 

  • Meet with program staff

  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications

  • Very good technical knowledge in camera work, sound recording, editing and screenwriting 

  • Teaching ability and experience

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with a wide range of contributors with varying skill sets

  • Flexible, dependable, and able​ to work under pressure and able to accepting new assignments, helping team members, learning new skills, and striving to improve team and organization results.

  • Ability to mentor remotely

  • Leadership and enthusiasm 

  • Commitment to feminism and social justice

  • Experience working with youth considered a plus

  • Working knowledge of cultures, history and languages of Hawaiʻi's academically underserved populations a plus

This is a one-time position for the duration of Summer programs - with potential renewal for other programs. This is a paid position $25 an hour, and weekly hours vary from 2 up to up to 20 during program delivery.

The deadline to apply is April 20, 2022.

Filmmaker Instructor Summer 2022

Examples of Duties

  • Provide filmmaking instruction and support

  • Co-facilitate programs and support research, planning, production and satisfactory completion of youth public service announcements, documentary films, and other film projects 

  • Program planning and curriculum development: participate in weekly media program planning sessions and contribute to the development of media production and media literacy curriculum

  • Participate in other HWF program and staff meetings, events and retreats 

  • Engage in media network development, including, but not limited to communication and outreach with other film organizations and distribution outlets and participation in relevant training sessions, site visits and/or seminars relating to filmmaking

 
Qualifications

  • Expertise in video media production, including use of cameras, audio recording, and lighting

  • Expertise with post-production software, including Final Cut Pro, and Adobe

  • Strong teaching and group facilitation skills 

  • Background in youth development and leadership 

  • Capacity to work in fluid, fast paced, youth-centered environment 

  • Keen political/social/critical analysis skills 

  • Commitment to social justice and gender equity

  • Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams

  • Working knowledge of cultures, history and languages of Hawaii's academically underserved populations a plus

 

This is a one-time position for the duration of Summer programs - with potential renewal for other programs. This is a paid position $25 an hour, and weekly hours vary from 2 up to up to 20 during program delivery.

The deadline to apply is April 20, 2022.