Photography & Video Production Intern

The Shortcut Helsinki Internship
Salary Unpaid
Are you a bit mad, very driven, and completely excited about building new things? Passionate about videography and photography? Look no further! We are looking for a Videographer/Photographer to work with our Marketing & Communication team to plan, film, edit video content and take pictures for both documentation and promotional purposes. The Shortcut is a talent accelerator, helping people to enter the tech world by either creating a startup or joining one.

You are:

-Energized and driven by subjects such as talent development, diversity in tech and the Shortcut mission

-Structured with the ability to keep people focused whilst embracing the agile work environment of a fast-paced startup organization

-Able to respond to challenges by generating results, getting feedback and improving based on that feedback

-An excellent team player and communicator


The internship will include tasks of ensuring that all the video creation plans go through proper processes of planning, scripting and post production phases, making sure whether the necessary filming equipment is available for use, directing other camera operators on set and editing film footages as well as taking pictures of The Shortcut events.

To be successful as a Videographer/Photographer you must be able to understand client briefs and work creatively to produce the desired product. You should also stay up to date with industry trends and tools that will make projects more marketable.


Responsibilities:

  • Come up with concepts for promotional and creative videos.

  • Plan the shoot with the creative team and the client.

  • Film videos on set or on location.

  • Ensure that equipment for a shoot is present and working.

  • Edit footage in post-production.

  • Direct other camera operators so that the needed footage is acquired.

  • Take pictures of the events happening at The Shortcut.


Videographer Requirements:

  • Excellent computer literacy.

  • Proficiency with editing software such as PhotoShop, Lightroom, Adobe Premiere Pro etc.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Relative fitness and stamina to work long hours.

  • Proficiency with camera equipment.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Working at
The Shortcut

Diversity as an engine for growth. Our mission is to inspire and empower people from diverse backgrounds to take an active role in (re)building their future, using technology and entrepreneurship. We work towards lowering the barrier of participation for more people to join the startup community and optimising under-utilised skills.Together with our partners, The Shortcut provides inspiration, networks, knowledge and skills to enable new talent and new start-ups.

Read more about The Shortcut

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