Virtual Distance Learning Studio Assistant Internship [Calgary]

Virtual Distance Learning Studio Assistant





Canada's Sports Hall of Fame


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Calgary, AB


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Program stream: Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage - 1 position available
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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
169 Canada Olympic Rd. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T3B 6B7

Project Background:
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is seeking the assistance of one intern to help with the development and creation of a live virtual distance learning education program for 2018. This internship will provide an excellent opportunity for hands-on training in a live streaming studio environment, B-roll clip creation, A/V editing, and project management.

The Intern shall assist with the tasks below as noted for the live interactive program:

Content Creation
- Assist with the development of detailed presentation scripts for the virtual experiences we offer and integrate virtual content into the timed scripts.
- Liaise with education staff to develop broadcast scripting for existing and new program modules as it relates to all AV components of the program.
- Create videos relating to specific content messages from a pool of digital archival content that resides as part of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame collections (200 videos available).
- Create and add video content including bumpers, teaser, wrappers, and motion graphics.
- Selection of sound bites for inclusion into video content.
- The intern will also re-format digital assets that will be integrated into the virtual education experience. Estimated to include up to 500 digital images and 100 artefacts.

Program Delivery
- Virtual Set design, lighting configurations, microphone configurations, camera configurations, and green screen setup.
- Assist with Tricaster scripting program workflow.
- Assist with the live stream connection tests and troubleshooting, with multiple end points including schools in at least 4 Provinces across Canada.

The successful candidate should be a graduate of a video and film production, or television broadcast program within the past two years. The candidate should have a diploma or degree and must be between 18 – 30 years of age. Candidates should also have good interpersonal skills, excellent writing skills, organizational skills and an ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and be able to meet
deliverables. Candidates must also be well organized, independent workers and have intermediate to advance computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite). Knowledge of Premier Pro, After Effects, and Blackmagic Design is required. There will be a moderate amount of lifting required and candidate will need to be able to lift 25-40 lbs.

Interviews will be conducted by the Manager, Facility and Technology Integration. All candidates will be screened to ensure they meet YCW eligibility requirements before being interviewed and before hiring the chosen candidate. A maximum of 5 candidates will be interviewed.

Start date to be May 7, 2018. End date to be October 5, 2018. Dates subject to funding.

Job Equity: Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. Applications are welcomed from individuals with a disability, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and new Canadians.

Characteristics of City/Region:
Calgary is one of the fastest growing energetic cities in the world. In the past 20 years, Calgary has hosted more international sport competitions than the combined total of the three largest cities in Canada. The Calgary/Bow corridor area has been the primary training and preparation site for many of Canada’s top athletes in winter and summer sports, both at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Calgary is the only city in Canada where over 50% of citizens regularly visit museums and attend performing arts events. Calgary was designated a Cultural Capital of Canada for 2012. Metropolitan Calgary population 1.4 M.

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame officially opened in Calgary at Canada Olympic Park on July 1, 2011.

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Submit your resume and cover letter in one document to:
Greg Beausoleil, Manager, Facility and Technology Integration
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
169 Canada Olympic Rd. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T3B 6B7
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