TED-Ed Production Intern

TED-Ed is looking for an enthusiastic, multi-talented Production Intern to work closely with the TED-Ed production team to help coordinate internal and external resources from initial conception to final delivery of all TED-Ed Lessons.

(This is a paid 20-30 hour per week position based in our Manhattan office from October 2016 through October 2017.)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Interest and understanding of animation production
  • Interest in a career in content production
  • Exceptional ability to multitask
  • Rigorous organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Current college or graduate student, or recent graduate
  • 1+ year(s) of relevant work experience or internships
  • Assist production team with monitoring schedules for all projects from development to publication
  • Prep TED-Ed Lessons on YouTube and TED-Ed website
  • Schedule meetings, interviews and phone calls
  • Review and QC animations at various stages in production
  • Assist production team in organizing and delivering video and audio assets to distribution partners
  • Assist production team with research, fact checking and brainstorming TED-Ed lesson ideas
The ideal candidate:
  • Flexible and adaptable work style that responds quickly and efficiently to things as they happen
  • Strong writer and communicator
  • The ability to apply creative thinking and problem solving
  • Works successfully in a small company/entrepreneurial environment
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • A wide-ranging curiosity about design, science, technology, psychology, entertainment, philosophy and the arts is a plus
  • Ability to make fun of yourself

Please provide a cover letter and resume with relevant experience in response to the job posting on TED.com. Note that due to the high volume of e-mails, only considered candidates will be notified.

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