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Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017 2:05 PM


Company Name: Applied Memetics

Content Manager Assistant Internship
Job ID 2017-1610
Job LocationsUS-FL-Miami
Category Media
More information about this job: Overview:

WebStringers - Cuba is offering a Fall semester internship opportunity to qualified undergraduate and gradudate candidates interest in the TVmedia new industry. Internas gain hands-on experince while working on challenging projects, networking with professionals, and learnign from some of the brightest minds in the business.

Resumes acceted from August 1 through September 10, 2017. Please send resumes and other documents to We thank you for your interest in joining WebStringers.

About WebStringers

WebStringers is an integrated media production company that relies on a global network of stringers in conflict and post-conflict areas. Our goal is to support and empower independent journalists around the world in their struggle to advance the cause of human rights and democracy.

Over the past four years, we have been supporting and managing a strong network of independent journalists in Cuba via our Havana Spring program. They are the only native independent journalists that currently produce news video packages in the island.

This position requires up to 20 hours a week. This is a remotefrom home position, with scheduled meetings with Content Manager taking place in the Miami area. Hourly salary will be discussed during interview. Salary rate will be based on experienceeducation.

Duties and responsibilities of the position:

Assist Content Manager in conceiving and executing news coverage and coordinating reporters and field crews
Assist in generating new story ideas
Place and receive phone calls regarding prospective news stories
Participate in daily editorial meetings with client Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB)
Connect with the OCB editorial team on a regular basis so as to timely respond to OCB assignments
Ensure content meets quality and journalistic standards
Provide feedback to reporterswritersphotographers in field
Maintain relationships with stringers on the ground, to include supervising their work and assessing their needs
Review and edit video and written content.

Bilingual SpanishEnglish required (reading, writing, and speaking)
Ability to generate and execute complex creative ideas and to assimilate and organize large amounts of information
Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment to determine the relative importance of news events and how best to approach their coverage
Ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple assignments simultaneously under stringent timeframes and changing priorities and conditions
Excellent time management and organizational judgment and skills that facilitate managing multiple priorities and concurrent projects
Excellent research and writing skills
Great organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills (Can clearly communicate requirements to stringers, consultants, colleagues, and clients)
Working knowledge of Final Cut ExpressPro or Adobe Premiere
A candidate with internationalCuban affairs background, education, andor experience will be highly considered
Must be 18 years of age or older
Pursuinga Bachelor or Graduate degree in Journalism, Mass Communications or Broadcast TV
Must have authorization to work in the U.S
At least one (1) letter of recommendation from a teacher andor advisor #ZR
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