Are you a curious, hard-working video lover who wants to expand your skill set and gain real-world professional experience? The Video Intern at Yakkety Yak will support our video team in creating impactful marketing video for a variety of platforms.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent or upcoming graduate to be immersed in a high-speed, creative marketing agency environment and learn from and collaborate with a talented team of video professionals. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, creative team player with a “no job is too big or too small” mentality, who is eager to learn in a dynamic agency environment.You’ll be ready and willing to jump in wherever you can to assist with production and post-production for short and long-form marketing content for a variety of digital and social marketing platforms including organic web uses, social media, virtual events, and paid ads.You’ll come prepared to ask questions, take initiative, and work collaboratively with teammates to help produce amazing start to finish work while staying poised and positive along the way.
What You'll Do
In this role, you will contribute in the following areas:
Assist producers with pre-production coordination, including call sheet creation and vendor logistics.Make pickups/dropoffs for equipment, hard drives, etcSupport producers on set at our offices or on location in the Chicagoland area.Have ability to lift and carry equipment up to 50lbs.Assist producers in capturing remote, virtually-recorded content and on client calls. Help producers organize/maintain in-house camera, lighting and audio gear.Post production
Work with producers to help manage post-production workflow, including project accounting, data entry and wrap book creation.Assist our editors with post-production in Adobe PremiereIngest, organize and select content in preparation for editSend interview files to transcriptResearch stock footage and music options for editors.File ManagementEnsure data is transferred to Open Projects drive and archived at the end of each projectOrganize client folders on Google DriveHelp set up freelance editors with project structureAdditional duties, as assigned.
What You Bring
Our expectations for the candidate include:
You are recently graduated or currently majoring in Film and Video, or have entry-level experience in video production.You are excited about digital video production and are interested in learning more about how a full-service marketing agency operates.Willingness to embrace hybrid work model, working independently at home as well as collaborating in office with video team one day per week.Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and Google Drive preferred. Access to a reliable vehicle a plus.