Multimedia Storytelling Intern at Wikimedia Multimedia Storytelling Intern at Wikimedia

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Location San Francisco, CA
Start Date 8/24/2015
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Contact Information (415) 762-9097 [email protected] 901 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103

Description

The primary services and deliverables of this role are to support the core Communications storytelling projects by researching potential stories, writing blog posts and social content, conducting and transcribing interviews, and more. We’re looking for someone who is talented, passionate about our mission, and driven to change the world.

Requirements

Desired Skills and Experience: High energy for and commitment to the Wikimedia Foundation’s free kNowledge mission Ability to turnaround content on a tight schedule Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills The ability to excel in a fast_paced, multitasking environment that demands fast turn_around Intellectual curiosity and flexibility that makes them enjoy tackling difficult and ambiguous problems in creative ways. The ability to flourish in a highly transparent and collaborative environment and work on a team with diverse demographic and cultural characteristics Strong research backgrounds preferred Pluses: Involvement or experience within Wikimedia communities Other languages – especially German, French, or Spanish KNowledge of community interaction and dynamics BA/BS or MA/MS Experience with still photography

Responsibilities

Assist with finding, capturing, and telling stories across our organization. Joining a group of dedicated and passionate people responsible for communicating important news and information for the world’s largest communities. Working with the Communications team to research potential stories. Writing journalism-style blog posts and feature stories about the Wikimedia movement (please see https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Blog/Guidelines#Style) Conducting interviews with sources from around the world and delivering corresponding audio and video recordings Transcribing audio or video interviews for use in content creation Video captioning Researching and highlighting quotes and images to share on social media. Writing and formatting unedited interviews into publishable content Keeping accomplished work organized and easily retrievable