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Creative Storyteller

traveling videographer and content creator 

PLAN is seeking a creative storyteller who would be responsible for creating and coordinating compelling social media content, with a focus on visual storytelling, videographysocial media strategy, and production of engaging copy. Over the course of this position, said person will also work closely with the team’s Graphic Designer to produce and help guide the production of visual assets, including graphics.

Social / Video Skills

  • Event / Social / Videography
  • Video editing & production
  • Event / Documentary Photography
  • Copywriting
  • Interview Skills
  • Proficiency in:
    • Instagram (incl Live, TV and Story features)
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Youtube
    • Blog / Vlog management
    • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Project ownership from beginning to end 

General Skills

  • A passion and a demonstrated understanding of intersectionality and social, environmental, gender, and economic justice
  • Willing to approach strangers to conduct interviews, collect personal statements/quotes, etc
  • Strong personal and team task management skills, including effectively communicating timelines and needs
  • Manage many moving parts while communicating timelines and deadlines to the Creative Director
  • Ability to keep a clear head and remain flexible in times of high stress and changing situations
  • Willingness to adapt to irregular work schedule & environments (read: you will be on the road! Do you get car sick? Can you work at night sometimes? Are you comfortable driving?)
  • Excellent taste in music and a love of road flowers
  • Impressive wit and an open mind

How to apply: Individuals interested in this position should send a cover letter, resume, examples of storytelling work and/or a portfolio to Pope@postlandfill.org.

Application Deadline: November 30, 2018

Logistics

  • Hours Per Week:  Full-Time 40 hours/week (flexible) with some night-time/weekend activities. While traveling on tour, some weekend travel will be required.
  • Compensation: $2,000 / month stipend – Total of $9,000 for full project period. While traveling on tour, all transportation and accommodation expenses are covered by the organization, and an additional travel stipend of $20/day will be provided for daily expenses during travel days. Additional benefits are available.
  • Start/End Dates of Contract: Monday, Jan 21 – Fri. May 31, 2019
  • Location: Flexible. Position can start anywhere, and office spaces are available in Philadelphia, PA,  Dover, NH, Boulder, CO, and Columbia, SC. Position requires joining a national tour and living on the road for about 10 – 12 weeks in January, February, March, and April.
  • Eligibility: This position is intended for a person with videography and photography skills who is interested in storytelling and curating social content for our annual Spring tour.

Student Advisory Board

(Satellite Positions)

PLAN is seeking 6-8 members to join our Student Advisory Board that reports to the Board of Directors and helps to shape PLAN’s programming. Members of this board provide insight on how PLAN’s resources and guidance are used on different campuses, give feedback on proposed initiatives, and generate new resources and campaigns. This board is chaired by the Student Representative on the Board of Directors. Incoming Student Advisory Board members are eligible to fill that role for the upcoming term.

Preferred Skills:

  • Passion for growing a strong intersectional Student-Led Zero Waste Movement
  • Involvement with sustainability and/or student innovation initiatives on campus
  • Comfortable in a collaborative environment/ability to work well in a group

How to apply: Individuals interested in becoming a member of the Student Advisory Board should fill out the linked application form and attached their resume.

Application Deadline: November 12, 2018

Logistics

  • One year commitment starting February 2019
  • Four approximately 1.5 hour virtual meetings/phone calls per year (Quarterly)
  • This is a volunteer position
  • There is no requirement for geographical location of board members