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The West End Museum

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(FOR MORE INFORMATION: thewestendmuseum.org)

The West End Museum is a neighborhood museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of the history and culture of the West End of Boston. We are seeking the assistance of a professional or advanced amateur videographer and editor to film and/or edit events, programs, and/or interviews with former West Enders as well as to inventory/organize existing and new video content. Videos will be used in the Museum’s social media and archived in its permanent collection.

Requirements:

  • Own commercial video equipment and be available to shoot as needed on occasional nights and/or weekends
  • Have access to and knowledge of video editing software and a willingness to edit for different purposes; includes an ability to identify the most compelling content
  • Have knowledge of uploading video directly to YouTube and/or transferring video files to other volunteer staff
  • Be able to turn around video within a week of shooting, or in another requested time frame
  • Be respectful, courteous, and comfortable serving as an interviewer (with provided guidance/list of questions)

Commitment:

Most of the videotaping will be done at the Museum (North Station area). There may be rare requests for other locations. You need to be available once a month for marketing committee meetings, some of which are conducted at the Museum, some via conference call. You need to be able to commit approximately 5-10 hours per month for a period of at least 3 months.

To apply, please send your resume and a note about any relevant experience not reflected in it. A link to an online reel or sample videos is strongly preferred, but not required for application.


(FOR MORE INFORMATION: thewestendmuseum.org)

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About The West End Museum

Location:

150 Staniford St., (Entrance on Lomasney Way), Boston, MA 02114, US

Mission Statement

The West End Museum is a neighborhood museum dedicated to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of the history and culture of the West End of Boston. The Museum acknowledges its role as and educational institution and a trustee of significant material culture. The West End Museum fulfills its mission by providing exhibits to the public and access to its collections for research, and serving as a resource to the West End neighborhood for historical and cultural interests. It involves the public in its mission through outreach programming, neighborhood events, and educational programming, thereby increasing and sustaining the public's appreciation of an important American urban neighborhood from the 17th century to the present time.

Description

About the West End Museum:

We are a Boston neighborhood museum looking for people who are interested in the history and culture of the City of Boston, its immigrant era, and urban renewal. The Museum is a 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers and dedicated to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of the history and culture of the West End of Boston.

You can expect to find a casual workplace of friendly volunteers who are welcoming and eager to engage with the public. A previous knowledge of the neighborhood is not required, but an appreciation of its historical significance is helpful.

The Museum is conveniently located close to the MBTA Science Park/West End Station and North Station. Bowdoin Station is about a 10-minute walk.

Visit www.thewestendmuseum.org for more information.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

150 Staniford Street - Suite 7Boston, MA 02114

(42.36419,-71.0638)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Photography
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Online Flash/Video Production
  • Arts Administration
  • Video Production

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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