Summits Education is looking for an experienced videographer and photographer to join our team in Haiti for the summer. The ideal candidate is creative, passionate, and driven storyteller with a demonstrated commitment to social justice. A background in journalism and communications is a huge plus. The Creative Content Producer is responsible for developing the content that help drives our fundraising and inspires our community to support our work in Haiti’s Central Plateau. Applicants must be able to commit to a minimum of two months on-site. Travel, room and board is provided along with a monthly living stipend. This is an incredible opportunity for someone looking to expand their portfolio and leave their mark on a brand new organization with big vision.
Skills: Must be proficient in video production, filming, and editing. Must be able to meet deadlines and generate material on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
Who You Are:
Creative: Good lighting and great angles are your sixth and seventh senses. You find stories in the every day and love to capture moments, beautifully.
Punctilious: You’re detail oriented and unafraid of deadlines. You know how to keep projects on track in order to reach targets and deadlines. You know how to cut and shape a narrative from mountains of footage.
A People Person: Not everyone appreciates a camera in their face. You know how to make friends and develop relationships.
Adaptable: We have a saying at Summits: “TIH – This is Haiti.” Sometimes, things just don’t go as planned. You have the patience and good humor that enables you to go with the flow.
Adventurous: You’re willing to put yourself out there. Whether it’s chatting to an audience on Snapchat or jumping on an ATV to visit schools in remote locations, you’re always up for an adventure.
Self-Starter: You’ll have the full support of the Summits team in both Boston and Haiti, but you have the drive and independence to seek out stories and take initiative.
– Develop compelling material to support fundraising efforts on social media and web-based platforms.
– Capture photos and videos of our programs in our primary school network.
– Interview and engage with teachers, students and donors to develop and produce captivating stories from our communities in Haiti
– Produce timely, bold and cutting edge multimedia material
– Self-driven, creative, passionate self-starter
– The ability to meet targets and generate compelling material.
– Knowledge of Social Media Platforms, (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube)
– Detail-oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills
Summits builds education systems to transform the world’s most impoverished communities. We start by investing in teachers first. Why Teachers? Access to an education delivered by determined, compassionate, skillful teachers is one of the most fundamental ways to change the landscape of poverty. Summits operates a network of 41 schools in Haiti’s Central Plateau led by 349 educators that serve 10,000 students. In addition, Summits is currently building a college-preparatory school for 300 high performing students.