Program Assistants - Caribbean American Heritage Month

Cause Areas


Mon Feb 19, 2018 - Tue Jul 31, 2018


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Program Assistants will serve on the Production Committee for 2018 Caribbean American Heritage Month. The will be assigned to the design and execution of activities planned for Caribbean American Heritage Month, the month of June. Caribbean American Heritage Month activities include: 30 Under 30 Awards; 30 Caribbean Icons and Legends PSA; Diaspora and Development Conference; National Legislative Conference; and World Ocean’s Day Festival (June 8). This includes event coordination, speaker liaison, event marketing and promotions.

Responsibilities will be assigned according to skill and interest and could include for example:

  • Assist in the coordination of PR calendar for all partners around the country
  • Assist with the design and execution of conferences
  • Assist with video shoots, including all pre-production tasks as well as any and all production tasks during video shoots needed for production of 30 VideoStories about Caribbean American Icons and Legends
  • Assist in the production and editing of Public Service Announcements for TV and placing on Public Service Channels
  • Outreach to Public Broadcasting Stations in Major Markets
  • Assist with concept brainstorming and execution of concepts
  • Assist on all production coordination tasks, including research and development of daily PSAs
  • Assist in press outreach and placement and marketing

Requirements might include e.g.:

  • Experience with event planning e.g. seminars, conferences, parties
  • Experience with public relatiions e.g. writing press releases
  • Experience with using iMovie or other online PPT to Video programming
  • Experience with blogging
  • Experience with camera, audio and lighting equipment
  • Experience with Google+, Skype, YouTube
  • Some experience with graphics, specifically with Adobe Premiere is a plus
  • Fluency in English
  • Must possess ability to take direction and work on a wide range of tasks and projects daily
  • Ability to multitask and work on multiple events simultaneously
  • A commitment of at least three months

To apply, contact: Norma Toussaint,
Please include in Subject Line: Production Assistant Caribbean American Heritage Month


  • Web Design
  • Event Design & Planning
  • Program Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-8 Hours per week
  • Resume, Video Production Experience, Link to Reel or similar digital/online portfolio

Report this opportunity

Report this opportunity