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Job openings for Making Media That Matters 2019 

Deadline to apply June 30, 2019

Filmmaking Instructor | Making Media That Matters FALL 2019 

 

The Filmmaking Instructor is responsible for developing and facilitating MMTM filmmaking-related programming. 

 

Responsibilities and duties include:
  • Provide filmmaking instruction and support

  • Program planning and curriculum development

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

 

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  • Experience in working with youth

  • Fluency in Premiere Pro and use of DSLR and/or mirrorless cameras

  • Dedicated to guiding the artistic, academic and professional aspirations of young people

  • Flexible and dependable, capacity to work in fluid, fast paced, youth-centered environment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

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

  • Demonstrated interest in feminism and film

  • Community organizing and advocacy experience

 

How to Apply:
 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two professional references to Vera Zambonelli, Executive Director

vera@hawaiiwomeninfilmmaking.org.

 

This is a one-time position for the duration of the Making Media That Matters program. Hourly rate is $25. Time commitment is up to 5 hours during planning period (July-September) and up 8-10 hours a week from September to November, 2019.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Filmmaker Mentor | Making Media That Matters FALL 2019 

 

Dedicated to promoting social justice and intersectional gender equity through the power of film, the filmmaker mentor operates as a liaison between the instructors and the girls and facilitates their work and learning experience. The filmmaker mentor is responsible for following the work of the team you will be assigned to, providing one on one support, facilitating the learning process, and tracking the progress of each participant.

 

Responsibilities and duties include:
  • Assist and support instructor in filmmaking teaching activities

  • Train and assist participants in camera work, editing, music recording and narration to produce short film

  • Supervise filming

  • Responsible for the equipment (proper usage, maintenance and inventory)

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

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Documentary or narrative filmmaking experience

  • Fluency in Premiere Pro and use of DSLR and/or mirrorless cameras

  • Dedicated to guiding the artistic, academic and professional aspirations of young people

  • Flexible, dependable, and able​ to work under pressure

Preferred Qualifications:

 

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

  • Demonstrated interest in feminism and film.

  • Community organizing and advocacy experience.

 

How to Apply:
 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two professional references to Vera Zambonelli, Executive Director

vera@hawaiiwomeninfilmmaking.org.

 

This is a one-time position for the duration of the Making Media That Matters program. Hourly rate is $18. Time commitment is up to 5 hours during planning period (July-September) and up 8-10 hours a week from September to November, 2019.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Social Worker | Making Media That Matters FALL 2019 

 

Dedicated to promoting social justice and intersectional gender equity through the power of film, the social worker

 

Responsibilities and duties include:
  • Identify participants and staff in need

  • Help participants cope with and solve everyday problems

  • Advocate for and develop plans to improve participants and team members' well-being

  • Research and refer participants and staff to community resources

 

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or related field.

  • Demonstrate ability to work with young people aged 13-19, encouraging them, providing them with support and helping them to achieve their potential.

  • Knowledge of crisis intervention

  • Knowledge of trauma-informed care

  • Commitment to social justice and gender equity

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

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

  • Demonstrated interest in feminism and film

  • Community organizing and advocacy experience

 

How to Apply:
 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two professional references to Vera Zambonelli, Executive Director

vera@hawaiiwomeninfilmmaking.org.

 

This is a one-time position for the duration of the Making Media That Matters program. Hourly rate is $18. Time commitment is up to 5 hours during planning period (July-September) and up 8-10 hours a week from September to November, 2019.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Documentarian | Making Media That Matters FALL 2019 

 

The Documentarian at MMTM captures what happens during the programs in pictures and videos and creates content for web and promotional purposes.

Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Capture programs activities and developments in pictures and short vids

  • Organize and maintain media files

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Access to video equipment, through school or personal means

  • Experience with documenting events 

  • Acute attention to detail

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

  • Commitment to social justice and gender equity

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

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

  • Demonstrated interest in feminism and film

  • Community organizing and advocacy experience

 

How to Apply:
 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two professional references to Vera Zambonelli, Executive Director

vera@hawaiiwomeninfilmmaking.org.

 

This is a one-time position for the duration of the Making Media That Matters program. Hourly rate is $18. Time commitment is up 8-10 hours a week from September to November, 2019.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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