12 people are interested
Video Editing Volunteer for Asian American Storytelling
12 people are interested
The AsianWeek Database Project is bringing back three decades of news, education, and entertainment surrounding the Asian American community from the historical pages of AsianWeek’s newspaper and website. We are seeking a talented video editor who is excited to tell the story of Asians in America. You’ll work closely with our editorial team. We are looking for someone who knows how to produce video content and is ready for hands-on experiences.
Areas of responsibility will include:
- Editing and producing videos start-to-finish
- Review and creating storyboards
- Gathering raw footage and editing videos for multiple platforms
- Publishing video content across channels
- Monitoring performance and optimizing for various formats
Experiences and qualifications of ideal candidate include:
- Video-Savvy: Experience with visual editing, effects, sound editing, and graphic design. Familiarity and ease with video production and can quickly create content that is on-brand and follows instructions. You have a passion for content and also bring new creative ideas to existing formats! You'll need to have access to your own tools, high-speed internet, and efficient hardware.
- Independent: A self-starter mentality who is willing to wear many hats, sprint, find solutions, and learn independently. You must be able to manage your time and work without micromanagement. No problem meeting deadlines and handling revisions.
- Graphic Design/Websites: Bonus points for a background in/knowledge of/passion for art, and design. Additional experiences could include creating your own video content/blog, creating an ad campaign, and familiarity with Squarespace
About the AsianWeek Database Project:
For over 30 years, AsianWeek served as America’s first and largest English-language print and online publication serving the Asian American community. As the voice of Asian America, we covered, spotlighted, and showcased the important and meaningful Asian American news, information, and entertainment across the U.S., to strengthen relationships among Asian American communities with the greater community at large.
Today, we are excited to launch the AsianWeek Database Project that will help preserve Asian American history by housing over 1,500 back issues and thousands of stories of AsianWeek. Our mission is to acknowledge the benefit of recording the Asian American experience to further educate, enlighten, and entertain the community and beyond.
To learn more, visit https://www.asianweek.com/ and follow us at @AsianWeekDB, https://www.facebook.com/AsianWeek and https://www.instagram.com/asianweekdb/
About AsianWeek Foundation
809 SACRAMENTO ST, San Francisco, CA 94109, US
The AsianWeek Foundation works to develop the voices of Asian America. The U.S. Census Bureau continues to tell us that Asian Americans have proven ourselves in education, earning power, and other traditional benchmarks of success. However, the ability of Asian American voices to be heard is not commensurate with this success. The Foundation accomplishes its mission through programs such as the AsianWeek Newspaper Workshop and through affiliation with projects that promote diversity and cross-cultural understanding. To learn more, visit us at AsianWeek.com.
The Asian Heritage Street Celebration is organized by the AsianWeek Foundation in cooperation with over 51 organizations in the Asian American community. The AsianWeek Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 committed to developing the Voices of Asian America. All proceeds from the Celebration will be donated to local and national charities.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
June 28, 2021
- Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
- Brand Development & Messaging
- Graphic Design / Print
- Social Media / Blogging
- Works remotely from anywhere 10-15 hours per week, flexible, on-going term