NCPA Job Board – Graphic Artist & Video Editor Internship

Graphic Artist & Video Editor Internship

Are you passionate about college paintball and motivated to work within the sports or paintball industry?  Are you interested in combining your knowledge of and interest in paintball with your graphics and video editing skills?  Are you a current college student looking for valuable experience to help you continue your education?

If you answered YES to these questions, you would be a perfect candidate for our Graphic Artist & Video Editor Internship!

Please click below to read more, or click here to download the job description..

About National Collegiate Paintball Association

NCPA is the United States’ premier non-profit paintball organization, promoting college and high school paintball across the country.  We hold over 40 events each season between September and April, culminating in the National Championship.  After 11 consecutive seasons, television coverage of the National Championship Finals is the longest-running broadcast in the history of paintball, with the 2015 show reaching over 80 million homes on CBS Sports Network.

Job Description

The Graphic Artist & Video Editor Intern will contribute to the daily graphic production needs of the NCPA.  Responsibilities of the intern will include banner graphics, website graphics, press release and e-mail blast graphics, basic video editing and exporting, basic page layout, and graphic design.  Your role will be a critical part of our success and extending our social media platforms, as well as creating a better product for our member-clubs.  Your creativity and skills will be of primary importance working with our leadership team to fulfill daily and ongoing goals, ensuring both your personal and organizational success.

Qualification, Skills, and Requirements

Since this is an internship, we don’t expect all qualifications to be met. However, the more you posses, the more likely you are to be able to step into the position and excel.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Command of the English language: speaking, reading, and writing
  • General computer skills: browsing, social networking, searching, typing, etc
  • Knowledge of digital production tools and conversion tools
  • Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficiency in video editing software of your choice (Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Premiere Pro, etc)
  • Experience with YouTube uploading and keyword / SEO optimization

Requirements

  • Self starter, able to work independently, solve problems, and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to join a team consisting of both paid and volunteer workers focused on growing college and high school paintball
  • Willingness to learn quickly and adapt to in-demand skills.
  • Enthusiasm for graphic design
  • Daily communication with leadership team
  • Access to your own computer, high speed internet, and required video and graphic editing software
  • Be a currently enrolled, degree-seeking college student

Additional Information

This is an unpaid internship that requires passion for the paintball and sports industry, attention to detail, and the ability to meet deadlines.  We require a minimum commitment between 25-40 hours per week.  The duration of the internship is a minimum 3 months, with a potential extension for qualified candidates.  If you are a student looking for relevant internship experience as a part of your college degree, we will work directly with you and your college program to ensure that you receive proper credit.

Application Instructions

If you are interested in this position, we encourage you to apply for the internship by submitting the following information to jobs@ncpapaintball.com:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. Portfolio / past works exhibiting your graphic design and video editing abilities
  4. Unofficial transcript from your school showing your enrollment in a degree-seeking program.

Applications will be open through September 2015, or until a qualified candidate is found.

 

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