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Richmond – VHS Video Production Assistant Wanted – Unpaid


Virginia Historical Society

Programs Division:  Web and Digital Resources

Title:  Video Production Assistant

Reports to: Manager of Web and Digital Resources

Hours per week: 8-10 hours per week (non-credit internship/volunteer)

135 -150 hours/semester (12-15 hours/week) for academic credit


Education and Experience:  3.0 GPA

Graduate student in a degree program for Film or other related programs.


Start dates:  Fall semester, Spring semester or Summer semester


Summary:  The Video Production Assistant assists with the preparation and production of video content for online distribution. and other video-related projects as assigned.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produce promotional videos for the Virginia Historical Society to post on website and social media
  • Video topics include:
    • Welcome to the Virginia Historical Society
    • Upcoming Exhibitions
    • Facility Rental
    • Education
    • Research and Collections
    • Membership
    • This position offers opportunities to do script editing, creative project planning, shooting video of events


    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Knowledge of film production including script editing, project planning, filming, editing, and lighting
    • Familiarity with Nikon DSLR and Final Cut editing software or able to provide own camera and editing equipment
    • Well-organized, methodical, able to work independently and cooperatively with others
    • Ability to organize and prioritize duties


    Application Requirements:     

    • Complete online application form
    • Send resume and cover letter
      • Complete onsite interview


      For additional information, please contact Greg Hansard, Manager of Web and Digital Resources, at ghanssard@vahistorical.org