LSS Paid Internship Position (FALL 2016)

Looking for an internship to gain experience in the field of production?

Long Story Short Media (LSS Media) is an award-winning, fast-paced creative content agency and production company based in Washington, DC. We’re now accepting applications for Production Interns for Fall 2016.

LSS is a great opportunity for interns to get valuable, hands-on experience at a growing company. Interns must possess an eagerness to learn, a willingness to take initiative and the ability to work well in a team setting.

Our interns have the opportunity to be a part of all aspects of pre-production, field production, scripting and post production. Proficiency in Adobe Premiere and shooting video is a plus for interns interested in editing. Interns interested in sound design, graphic design and motion graphics are also welcome.

Duties and Responsibilities may include (informed by intern’s discipline):

  • Help with day-to-day company needs
  • Run company-related errands
  • Log and transcribe interviews and b-roll
  • Edit video
  • Assist with topical research and data collection.
  • Research and discover new trends in production (VR, 360, etc.)
  • Music search for projects
  • Assist with pre-production preparation, including interviews, stock footage/photographs, b-roll and music search
  • Develop an understanding of copyright issues, how to obtain clearances and the basics of fair use rules
  • Assist in field production as needed and available.
  • Assist in social media content (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other platforms)
  • Become further acquainted with production equipment as available, including Apple computers, Adobe Production Suite, HD cameras, lighting and audio mixers
  • Maintain various administrative and media files through the company’s online database
  • Undertake market research, analyze new pricing models and potential grant channels
  • Analyze and aggregate company-specific research, reviewing news, equity research, financial information, ownership structure, etc.
  • Perform company and industry benchmarking analysis, focusing on financial performance and trends

Requirements:

Applicants must be a Junior or Senior, currently enrolled in a college or university majoring in Communication, International Development, Media Studies or Film/Video related majors.

Hours:

This position requires students to work a minimum of 20 hours a week, within a flexible schedule.

Salary:

This is a paid internship: $11.50/hr. Course credit will be awarded when applicable.

Applicants should send their resume to jobs@lssmedia.com.