The Multimedia Assistant will be responsible for the production of video and audio content for the museum. Projects will include the production of our virtual “Story Time in the Caboose’ program, production of a short video highlighting our collection, which can be used to promote the museum in our increasingly virtual world, and the creation of photo and video content for our social media channels. The student has the opportunity to gain and build upon very marketable and specialized skills, providing them not only with valuable networking and problem solving skills, but increased opportunities for a broad range of future employment.
The Multimedia Assistant will follow the direction of the Curator in the creation of various multimedia content.
-Collaborating with the Curator on content ideas
-Taking direction from the seasonal social media plan for content creation
-Creation of video content
-Photographing highlighted artifacts from the collection
-Photographing during special events
-Liaising with museum partners on occasion, when related to museum multimedia projects
-Other projects and tasks, as assigned.
The Multimedia Assistant will possess the following skills:
-excellent time management skills
-demonstrated video editing and photography skills
-past experience in a museum setting is an asset
-no diploma or certificate is required, as we will train the employee
-high level of computer competency needed
The setting will provide experience in working as a team, working collaboratively with other programs and exhibitions, and the importance of preserving history for future generations.
This position is seasonal full time and suitable for a university or college student. Wage is $14/hr.
This position start date is June 2022 (flexible). The position ends on August 30th, 2022.
All positions are dependent on funding approval.
Applicants are asked to submit their resume and cover letter, subject line: Collections Assistant Application to Tegan Smith, Curator, at email@example.com. Please familiarize yourself with our museum by visiting our website at mhrailwaymuseum.com, and our Facebook page Musquodoboit Harbour Railway Museum.