We have a variety of positions open this Fall for students to be involved in the wonderful world of Amherst Media. So whether you want to film in the field, learn how to edit, master social media, get experience running an office or help archive our history there's something for you.

INTERNSHIPS
Production Assistant Interns
Production Assistants are a vital part of our operations here at Amherst
Media. Candidates should be self-motivated and enthusiastic about
Multimedia production! Basic duties include assisting with pre and post-production work-?ow for in-house studio shoots and field productions. Interns are also encouraged to create and produce their own original programming to be aired on our network. Amherst Media offers workshops and classes in Final Cut for those who are looking to become certified.
This is a great opportunity to advance your creative and technical skills!
Duties: Assisting in shooting, directing, floor management, lighting, sound, editing and programming.
Skills: Accepted interns will receive training and supervision from Staff. Amherst Media interns may attend all courses and workshops free of charge. (Excluding the Apple Final Cut Certifications)
Please send Resume and Cover letter or requests for further information to: Candace Johnson - Candace@amherstmedia.org 246 College Street, Amherst MA
Social Media Interns
Seeking Internet savvy persons for a Social Media internship positions.
Individuals will be responsible for coordination and execution of social media marketing for Amherst Media. Working with the Director of Media Technology and the Training Coordinator to assist in developing marketing strategies to increase community engagement on the web including driving traffic to our website, increasing membership and creating a greater sense of community on the web.
Keeping an eye out for new trends and taking advantage of new opportunities in social media marketing is key.
Duties: Update and management of preexisting pages; Amherstmedia.org, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Blip and other appropriate sites. Interact with online community and encourage involvement with Amherst Media by developing online connections and relationships. Creating PR campaigns aimed at targeted groups of existing and prospective members then distributing information via the web, e-mail and social media sites. Producing Flyers and distributing them across Amherst and local campuses.
Desired Skills: Fluency with Mac OSX, Photoshop, Mailchimp and the previously mentioned social media sites.
This position offers a unique opportunity to develop and drive digital and Social media strategies for the organization.
Please send Resume and Cover letter or requests for further information to: Candace Johnson - Candace@amherstmedia.org 246 College Street, Amherst MA
Programming Internships
Amherst Media Shows locally produced content, but we also play content from around the country. We are constantly looking for new materials from other community media centers and producers that represent a similar ethos to ours. As an intern with our Programming Manager you will locate interesting new materials to air on our network in Amherst.
Duties: Search for special interest content from a variety of sites from around the country. Contact producer(s) and arrange for transfer of shows in applicable file format. Advocate on behalf of Amherstmedia.org & Community Media. Use Tightrope Cablecast system to upload and schedule shows for air.
Skills: Knowledge of online video formats and codecs, desire to learn more about TV Severs and Scheduling.
Please send Resume and Cover letter or requests for further information to: Candace Johnson - Candace@amherstmedia.org 246 College Street, Amherst MA
Citizen Journalism Coordinators
Amherst Media's Citizen Journalism program has been running for several months and we now have videos, photos, podcasts and written articles appearing on our site. We are now looking for two interns to help coordinate and organize our Citizen Journalists (CJs), by scouting for local stories, corresponding with CJs, hosting weekly CJ meetings and overseeing editing of stories and adding them to our site. You would have a major role in establishing this program.
You would also produce a fortnightly (biweekly) news magazine encapsulating selected highlights from the last two weeks reportage.
Please send Resume and Cover letter or requests for further information to: Candace Johnson - Candace@amherstmedia.org 246 College Street, Amherst MA

EMPLOYMENT / WORK STUDY
Office Manager
Amherst Media, the local leader in digital production and multi-platform distribution is looking for a creative Office Manager for our pioneering facilities.
We are looking for an Office Manager to develop an organizational design plan and implementation of training for (3) work-study eligible students for a yearlong position at Amherst Media's facility. The goal is to help improve workflow and incorporate new technology for web and mobile content delivery.
This is an administrative staff position that requires a courteous and professional attitude. This would be a great position for Communications and Business Management majors.
The supervised interns duties will include, but are not limited to: Interacting with community members as the first point of interaction in the office: in person, answering phones and e-mails. Copying and filing materials; checking equipment in and out; and organizing the front office. Creating Public Service Announcements (PSAs) for upcoming community events.
Skills: Fluency with Microsoft Office, Mac OSX. Some competency with Photoshop, knowledge of Drupal & CiviCRM preferred.
We are looking for a reliable self-motivated graduate student with flexible hours for shifts between 10am and 9pm Monday ñ Thursday and 10am ñ 6pm on Friday
Please send Resume and Cover letters or requests for further information to: Candace Johnson - Candace@amherstmedia.org 246 College Street, Amherst MA
Office Assistants
Amherst Media is looking for work-study eligible students for a yearlong position in our office as office assistant. Ideal candidates will have basic knowledge of computers and operating systems such as windows and Mac, Microsoft Office. Duties include answering phones and handling customer/member inquiries in a polite and courteous manner. Filing, copying and checking out/in equipment and various tasks as assigned by office manager and/or staff.
Shifts are between 10am ñ 8pm Mon ñ Thurs and 10am ñ 6pm on Friday.
Skills: Fluency with Microsoft Office, Mac OSX. Some competency with Photoshop, knowledge of Drupal & CiviCRM preferred.
Please send Resume and Cover letter or requests for further information to: Candace Johnson - Candace@amherstmedia.org 246 College Street, Amherst MA
Production/Workflow Assistants
Amherst Media is looking for 4 reliable work-study eligible students to cover government shoots in Amherst Town Hall. Amherst Media (formerly Amherst Community TV) covers the local government meetings to stream online and for live broadcast. Shoots are usually between 4pm -10pm in the Town Hall.
No experience necessary, all accepted applicants will be trained.
Please send Resume and Cover letter or requests for further information to: Candace Johnson - Candace@amherstmedia.org 246 College Street, Amherst MA
Training Coordinator
Amherst Media runs a variety of classes and workshops; we are looking for a very reliable intern to coordinate these trainings. We are looking for 2 work-study eligible students to work in conjunction with staff and contractors to coordinate and advertise the trainings. Produce and disseminate print ads/materials across Amherst and the 5 Colleges. Printing out sign up sheets and maintaining online/off-line signup coordination. This position includes responsibility for organizing our Apple Authorized Trainings.
Duties: You will be responsible for booking trainers, scheduling trainings & exams. Posting trainings on Amherstmedia.org, Facebook, Twitter, Craiglist, to appropriate Mailchimp lists, and other forums/ venues as applicable. Adding classes to Google Calendar. Filing Monthly Apple Reports.
Desirable Skills: Working knowledge of Mac OSX. Basic Adobe Photoshop skills and Drupal knowledge is a plus.
Please send Resume and Cover letter or requests for further information to: Candace Johnson - Candace@amherstmedia.org 246 College Street, Amherst MA