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The purpose of this internship is to give students and non-students the opportunity to learn and provide support in the day to day field of the Entertainment industry. Interns will support areas of Lauren "Tula" Poindexter. In addition, to helping the intern build their professional portfolio, interns may also work with clients on day to day projects.

Internship timeline: 4 month intervals

Projected start date: Feb 1, 2021

College credit can be received upon approval 

Who can apply?

Current college students, recent graduates, and those looking to stay productive during the Pandemic. Open to all majors *Communications majors are preferred*

 

Candidates should possess the following qualities:

•    1-2years of experience in Communications, Graphic Design or Marketing.
•    Computer savvy, aware and able to operate and identify all social media platforms.
•    Superb verbal & written communication skills
•    Aware of all the latest news within entertainment
•    Professional & Creative
•    Personable positive attitude & always willing to learn

Requirements and Reporting Structure:

This is an unpaid internship & can be completed remotely. The intern must be able to attend phone conferences and if the intern is local able to attend interview meetings and events. This internship is ideal for any individual looking to gain more experience, build their portfolio, seeking exposure and interested in Broadcast Journalism! Applicants must be able to provide their own transportation when needed.

 

Skills and Abilities Required:

Applicants must be dedicated, hard-working, self-motivated and open to learning new skills through hands-on experience. Must apply creativity and initiative to all projects. Clear verbal, written and typing/computer skills are essential. Knowledge of media, politics, sports and entertainment industries is preferred. Well versed in applying the Associated Press Style. Canva, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word programs are used daily.

 

Positions open:

 

Graphic Designers: 

We are looking for THREE unique, confident, and creative graphic designers to assist with creating a branding toolkit while creating designs for various products and marketing campaigns to reflect various themes of the company.

Duties include but not limited to:

•   Create templates and video containers for social media

•   Create graphics for apparel 

•   Create designs for e-books

•   Generate custom focused content and graphics designs for digital and social media platforms on an ongoing basis 

 

Content Creator: 

A Content Creator is someone who is actively creating and publishing original content to an audience on one or more media platforms. We are looking for someone is has a creative eye and a passion for creating digital content to tell a story.

Duties include but not limited to:

•   Generate custom focused content for digital and social media platforms on an ongoing basis.

•   Create relevant, traffic-driving digital content on a daily basis for a wide array of audiences.

•   Short-term and long-term projects; examples include social media campaigns, video editing, graphic design, etc.

•   Work with various stakeholders to strengthen audience engagement, meeting performance goals and digital objectives.

•   Maintains a deep level of understanding of all assignments in order to effectively deliver engaging content.

•   Actively participates in team meetings and brainstorming sessions to communicate best practices and find unique ways to promote the company and themed messages.

•    Must have video editing software and basic video editing knowledge 

•    Must have photo editing software and basic photo editing knowledge 

•    Other projects and duties as assigned

•    Able to work within a deadline, urgent manner while staying calm and collected 

•    Enjoyment and ability to solve problems and troubleshoot with creative personalities 

 

Virtual Assistant: 

Duties include but not limited to:

•    Must have video editing software and basic video editing knowledge 

•    Involvement in all show day procedures, assisting production team in all stages of production 

•    Book guests to appear on the show, and work with guests while they are in town for taping 

•    Perform research on potential show topics and/or guests

•    Detail-oriented, superior organizational skill 

•    Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments under high pressure in a fast-paced environment. 

•    Ability to follow direction and work independently when necessary 

•    Keep & maintain production shoot calendar for all departments/groups 

•    Assist with maintaining and inputting data into Honeybooks 

•    Research legal issue & generate Insurance Certificates, Location Agreements, Appearance Releases, Permits, Talent Deal Requests, etc., as needed 

•    Arrange schedules for hair & make-up and weekly booking of News glam and out-of-town glam for shoots/events 

•    Arrange travel, wardrobe, glam, car services, craft service, props/supplies as needed for productions/events 

•    Schedule & book places to film productions 

•    Assist with needs in physical production and other production-related areas as requested 

•    Other projects and duties as assigned

•    Able to work within a deadline, urgent manner while staying calm and collected 

•    Enjoyment and ability to solve problems and troubleshoot with creative personalities 

 

Photographer: 

Tula is looking for a photographer who specializes in Lifestyle photoshoots but also knows how to get create and have fun!

 

•  Responsible for producing original photography

Videographer:

The videographer will shoot footage and assist in editing. The videographer will accomplish the bulk of the technical tasks related to production and post-production. He or she will transport, set up, and operate equipment; and assist with staging, set preparation, and dressing. The videographer will work closely with the creative director to execute the concept through to completion.

HOW TO APPLY:

1. Submit your resume and samples of work to thetransformingu@gmail.com by Monday, Jan 25, 2021, at 11:59 pm EST. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

2. Submit an application here

Application deadline: Monday, Jan 25, 2021, 11:59 pm EST *Late submissions will not be considered*