Production Assistant Intern

Salary Unpaid

The Production Assistant Intern will work with The Why’s WHY STORIES project to expand the projects broadcast partners and outreach activities. The intern will also support the Producer to curate the newest WHY STORIES series by watching, analysing and selecting relevant films. In addition, the Production Assistant Intern will play a central role in the delivery of pre and post- production paperwork to support the smooth operation of the project.


Overview

The Production Assistant Intern will work with The Why’s WHY STORIES project to expand the projects broadcast partners and outreach activities. The intern will also support the Producer to curate the newest WHY STORIES series by watching, analysing and selecting relevant films. In addition, the Production Assistant Intern will play a central role in the delivery of pre and post-production paperwork to support the smooth operation of the project.


Responsibilities

1. Screenings; watch and analyse films and work with the Producer to decide which to include in the newest series.

2. Distribution; working with multiple stakeholders (directors, broadcasters and non-profits) to expand the reach of WHY STORIES .

3. Administration; Complete and coordinate the delivery of relevant pre and post-production paperwork. Also contact right holders to get screener links of new films.

4. Monitoring and Evaluation; collecting evidence of the impact of The Why’s work, through collaboration with partners and feeding this into the organization’s comms strategy.


Knowledge/Skills/ Experience

1. Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal.

2. Comfortable liaising with multiple stakeholders independently.

3. Highly organized with strong administrative capabilities.

4. Experienced user of Excel and GSuite.

5. Excellent attention to detail, particularly in terms of research.

6. Keeps up-to-date with current affairs and political developments.

7. Good knowledge of documentary film and a strong interest in working in the industry. MOST IMPORTANT!


Application

The Internship is preferably full time, starting 1. February 2020  and ending July 2021.

For more information or to apply, please send your CV and a short Cover Letter.

For more information or questions please contact us at intern@thewhy.dk

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

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 office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

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Working at
The Why

The Why is a no-profit organisation that initiates, produces and distributes documentaries on pressing social and environmental issues. It promotes human rights, democracy, gender equality and justice by providing the world with thought-provoking and investigative documentary films. It fights for freedom of media and free access to realible information for all and collaborates with public broadcasters, NGOs and educational institutions across all continents. The Why contributes to the UN SDGs by educating for sustainability and supporting free media.

Read more about The Why

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