Video and Webcast Director Internship with Eau Claire Express in Eau Claire · WI

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About the Organization:
The Eau Claire Express begin their 16th year in the summer collegiate Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is comprised of teams of the top college players from across North America. Each team is operated similar to a professional minor league team, providing development opportunities to players, front office staff members, interns and coaches. The Express are operated similarly to other Northwoods League teams in that their players use wooden bats, experience long road trips and overnight stays and play nightly in front of thousands of fans. The Eau Claire Express play at Carson Park located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

About the Position:
The Video Production intern oversees the video crew and is responsible for the web broadcast of Express home games. The intern serves as the director during games, trains camera staff and troubleshoots any technical issues that take place during the game. The position also serves as the main contact between the Express and the Northwoods League studio staff. Additionally, this position is responsible for making highlight clips and promotional videos promoting upcoming games and promotions.  Additional details of what is incorporated in the internship available in this department are below.  The position begins in mid-May and runs through mid-August of 2020. 

Position reports to:
Jacob Servais, General Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Direct game day broadcasts of all Express home games including managing four camera operators and one production assistant while operating switchboard
  • Create and update between-inning material for game broadcasts 
    • Highlight reels 
    • Player interviews 
    • Sponsor commercials 
    • Player information slides 
    • Statistics slides 
    • League leaders 
    • Slides promoting upcoming games 
  • Update all content on YouTube server relating to graphics and statistics
  • Troubleshoot any problems with video system throughout the course of the season
  • Assist in hiring and training of all video personnel
  • Attend all league training sessions offered prior to the season
  • Manage Express YouTube page
    • Upload all video content to page and link to Facebook Page
  • Create and produce commercials and promotional spots as necessary to assist with Express marketing efforts
  • Set up and conduct various interviews with Express players and personnel for use on Express website and social networking pages
  • Produce video highlight packages for website and internal use
  • Create mid-season and post-season highlight recap videos for use on Express website and social media pages

  • Experience with video editing and software 
    • Previous experience directing a broadcast preferred but not required
  • Proficient in video techniques, including camera positioning, lighting, etc.
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be well organized and detail-oriented

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Please describe your video editing experience in a sports setting.

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