KFP is Looking for a Spring Intern!

Spring-Internship-GraphicKFP is looking for an intern to work with the organization on a special Red Ribbon Campaign video project from January to May 2014. Check out the internship description, responsibilities and requirements below, and contact Nicole Stejskal, Communications Coordinator, at 785.266.6161 or nstejskal@kansasfamily.com if you’re interested in pursuing the opportunity. Resume and cover letter submissions are due by January 4, 2014.

Internship Description

Works with the Kansas Family Partnership (KFP) Communications Coordinator to plan, develop and create two video projects for the Red Ribbon Campaign (RRC). Also provides other communications assistance as needed for RRC. Red Ribbon’s mission is to enlist Kansans to join in the fight against the illegal use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. Each year, RRC provides a major force for raising awareness and mobilizing communities in the fight against drugs. The RRC target audience is youth, kindergarten through 12th grade, as well as parents, educators, law enforcement, media and the general public. KFP Is the RRC coordinator for Kansas. RRC is held annually from October 23-31. RRC Luncheon and Training is held annually in March.

Internship Responsibilities

  • Researching and making recommendations for video and/or PowerPoint formats for two RRC video projects
  • Working with the KFP Communications Coordinator and RRC State Coordinator to plan and develop a RRC Luncheon video and RRC 101 video
  • Attending the RRC Luncheon and Training on March 27, 2014, to shoot video and take photos
  • Writing scripts
  • Coordinating video talent, voiceovers, locations, etc.
  • Shooting videos, taking photos and creating graphics
  • Editing raw materials into finished video projects using Washburn University software or personal software
  • Assisting with additional RRC communications projects as needed
  • Assisting with additional KFP communications projects as needed

Internship Requirements

  • Good writing skills, including experience writing video scripts
  • Videography and photography experience
  • Experience with and good working knowledge of PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, WU video editing software and/or Avid, Final Cut or Adobe Premier
  • Project management experience and good communications skills
  • Good organizations skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Intern will be paid a stipend equivalent to the Washburn University fee for two credit hours upon successful completion of the internship. Work schedule will qualify for two WU credit hours (workload will be heavier from January to March and lighter from April to May). Office space and some equipment is available (computer, Sony Handycam HDR-SR12 and Sony DSC-H2 Camera).

Intern has the unique opportunity to make a difference in helping fight the illegal use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco among youth in Kansas.

KFP is an equal opportunity employer.