Kapisanan Philippine Centre for Arts & Culture Shop @ Kapisanan

Internship Opportunities @ KAPISANAN

POSITIONS AVAILABLE @ KAPISANAN:

Video Production Internship
&
Marketing & Communications Internship

Video Production Intern Kevin Vinzon at Kultura 2013. Photo by D. Ramirez.

Are you interested in getting involved at the K! Look no further! We have two exciting opportunities for youth. Read more if you’d like to join a vibrant community!


Video Production Internship

It’s a new year at Kapisanan, which means another year of exciting programming and events! We love to make memories and share memories, so we are looking for individuals with interest in documentation to preserve the good times coming up at the K! Fancy yourself an aspiring director? Become a storyteller through film by exercising your creativity and skills through a Video Production Internship. With 2014 chock-full of varied programs (CLUTCH, NAV, PSL) and the highly anticipated KULTURA Filipino Arts Festival. You might wind up with a director’s reel at the end!

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

Kapisanan is seeking interns for its video production team. Interns will play a key role in helping add to and refine the growing video library for our centre. The video production and post-production internship provides a learning experience during which interns participate in all aspects of video production and post-production. During this program you will have an opportunity to enhance your skills while working under the direction of a mentor. This is a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience in the video production industry with a vibrant and growing professional organization!

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE IS:

  • A creative problem-solver;
  • Pays high attention to detail;
  • Highly motivated and is a self-starter;
  • Organized, responsible and professional, with the ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Good organizational and time-management skills; able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Assisting in filming by arranging lighting, camera, and other production equipment;
  • Assisting in scheduling shoots, such as organizing location availability, and cast and crew arrivals;
  • Assisting in equipment pick-ups and drop-offs;
  • Creating and writing new and exciting content;
  • Editing, compiling, uploading, and publishing both new and previously shot video content on a variety of platforms, such as web and DVD;
  • Potentially some work in front of the camera;
  • Actively participating in the day-to-day operations of a non-profit organization.


Stage managers Dwayne Fundano and Thomas Lorayes at
Carlos Celdran’s Livin’ La Vida Imelda. Photo by Rene Sevilla.

WE ARE SEEKING A DYNAMIC, COMMITTEED YOUNG PERSON WHO:

  • Shows interest in filming and editing video segments;
  • Familiar with basic digital video recording (training will be initially provided by Kapisanan mentor);
  • Familiar with basic video editing software (training will be initially provided in Final Cut by Kapisanan mentor);
  • Familiar with Web video publishing tools and specifications (training will be initially provided by Kapisanan mentor);
  • Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Keen interest or some background in the arts and culture production;
  • Adept in using social media, i.e., Twitter and Facebook;
  • Equipped with own digital camera, laptop/MacBook/or iPad;
  • Has access to a car (not a requirement; however is an asset).

Start date: Immediately

Number of Positions: 2

Work schedule: 2 days/week (Wednesdays and Thursdays, 12pm – 8pm, negotiable) for a 6-month commitment. Attendance to special Kapisanan events is also required.
We are willing to work with a university or college to arrange academic credit or high school co-op placement.

THIS POSITION IS UNPAID – Your payment is real world experience, mentorship from professionals, and/or placement credit.

Please send your resume and cover letter indicating “Video Production Intern” in the subject by e-mail, or in person to:

CAROLINE MANGOSING
Executive Director
info@kapisanancentre.com
167 Augusta Ave.
Toronto, ON
(2 blocks West of Spadina, North off Dundas)

Please call ahead if you are dropping off your application:
416.979.0600

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS is WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2014 at 5pm. DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAY, FEB 12, 2013 at 5pm.

KAPISANAN is an equal opportunity employer.
Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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Marketing and Communications Internship

CLUTCH Vol. 4 presents : B R U H A Event poster for Kultura 2011, August 26-28 at 167 Augusta Avenue

Promo materials for events and programs at Kapisanan

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

Kapisanan is seeking interns for its Marketing and Communications team. Interns will play a key role in the overall public relations efforts of Kapisanan. The Marketing and Communications Internship provides a learning experience during which interns participate in all aspects of planning and coordinating marketing, promotions, and outreach for all Kapisanan programming, events, and projects. During this program you will have an opportunity to gain experience in the field and enhance your skills while working under the direction of professional mentors.

This is a great opportunity for you to gain invaluable experience in marketing with a vibrant and growing organization!

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE IS:

  • A creative problem-solver;
  • Pays high attention to detail;
  • Highly motivated and is a self-starter;
  • Organized, responsible and professional, with the ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Good organizational and time-management skills; able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Assist in coordinating Kapisanan Marketing and Communications Plan draft for the upcoming year;
  • Assist in writing and distribution of press releases, media advisories, and other internal and external communication material;
  • Assist Programming Committee to draft, edit, and distribute marketing collateral materials. This includes copy for newsletters, website, flyers, brochures, as well as spotlight videos, and other media presentations;
  • Assist in overseeing branding to refine and strengthen Kapisanan identity and image;
  • Assist in identifying corporate partners through sponsorships, special events and other cause-related marketing and development opportunities;
  • Communicate regularly with Executive Director and Managing Director on the status of the tasks assigned;
  • Complete all tasks in a timely fashion with high quality of work;
  • Ability to work at least two full days in the Kapisanan office per week for a six-month period, plus attend various Kapisanan events;
  • Be organized and responsible with the ability to function as a team member;
  • Good organizational and time-management skills; able to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Perform any other duties, carry out any other requests as directed by the Executive Director.


Street promo for Kapisanan around Kensington Market

QUALIFICATIONS / INTERESTS

We are seeking a dynamic, committed young person who is:

  • Creative;
  • Keen interest or some background in the arts and culture production;
  • Actively pursuing or completed Bachelor of Arts/ MBA degree in Business, Marketing, or a keen interest in pursuing a career in Marketing and Communications, Public Relations, or related fields;
  • Well-organized and self-motivated;
  • Strong communications skills, oral and written;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Some knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), though we are willing to train.

Start date: Immediately

Number of Positions: 2

Work schedule: 2 days/week (Wednesdays and Thursdays, 12pm – 8pm, negotiable) for a 6-month commitment. Attendance to special Kapisanan events is also required.
We are willing to work with a university or college to arrange academic credit or high school co-op placement.

THIS POSITION IS UNPAID – Your payment is real world experience, mentorship from professionals, and/or placement credit.

Please send your resume and cover letter indicating “Marketing & Communications Intern” in the subject by e-mail, or in person to:

CAROLINE MANGOSING
Executive Director
info@kapisanancentre.com
167 Augusta Ave.
Toronto, ON
(2 blocks West of Spadina, North off Dundas)

Please call ahead if you are dropping off your application:
416.979.0600

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS is WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2014 at 5pm.

KAPISANAN is an equal opportunity employer.
Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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