Alternative notes for internship Perhaps instead of the below we should be only looking for techies and PR people.
Media internship at visionOntv
Part time, expenses paid Location: Shoreditch/work from home
This internship will give you exposure to a whole range of experience in new media, including networking and implementing press strategies, video training, managing social media campaigns and video channels, editing online video news reports, and the possibility to learn many other new media skills.
visionOntv is a video training project and independent Internet TV station. We organise free media workshops all around UK, teaching people how to be their own media. Crucially we're creating social media toolkits so that real communities of action can be built. visionOntv is the world’s largest resource of citizen video (more than 10000 films) and curates unique channels of content, such as Grassroots (UK citizen reports), PlugandPlay (the latest tech news and debate) and many others. Recently, we have been mentoring activists in Egypt and in other Arab spring countries to help them make their stories heard. Our last activities: Rebellious Media Conference documenting and media partner with Mozilla Festival.
Working with the team to create an effective, time-phased press strategy. Helping organise the PR campaign for our events, including the “Making News Roadshow” all around UK and in Japan. Assisting the team during video reports, workshops, conferences, and studio shows. Building relationships with journalists and media bloggers around our projects. Updating / moderating our channels with videos from all around the world Monitoring relevant forms of media to find opportunities of coverage
Enthusiastic about alternative new media and working in a DIY culture environment, Knowledge of media industry, Flexible approach to work and ability to work on own initiative, Excellent administrative and organisational skills, Knowledge of MS Office and common web communications tools, A good, persuasive communicator, both verbally (in person and over the telephone) and in writing, Any experience in any of the following areas will be a plus: PR, social media, webdesign, film-making. We are looking for someone who can commit to at least 2 days per week.
To apply: If you wish to apply please send us your CV and covering letter (info AT visionon dot tv) specifying how you fit the person specification, with 'visionOntv media internship’ in the subject line.