Videographer Internship


Start date: 19 March 2018

Opportunity is a not-for-profit organisation that relies on the great work our volunteer team carries out. This is an unpaid volunteer role that will provide the successful applicant with a wonderful learning opportunity. No employment relationship will be created between Opportunity and the successful applicant.


The role will assist the Communications and Marketing teams by providing back-office video production support for Opportunity’s fundraising activities.

Regular staff and intern training sessions will help interns develop essential skills and provide greater insight into the non-profit sector.


  • Help with filming and editing videos
  • Create videos from a library of raw footage
  • Organise and edit videos in image library
  • Design elements for online communications
  • Manage Opportunity’s You Tube channel
  • Provide feedback and improvements on existing videos.

The intern will have the opportunity to attend regular meetings with the Communications and Marketing teams as well as staff meetings and training with interns from other departments.


  • Commitment to work voluntarily, two to three days per week over a period of 18 weeks, in our Sydney office
  • Strong video production skills (ideally studying video production at university, TAFE or college)
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully designing to a specific brief
  • Self-motivated and a creative thinker
  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro
  • Working knowledge of YouTube
  • Clear verbal communication skills
  • Initiative and the ability to work independently while part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and work efficiently
  • Willingness to learn and undertake a variety of tasks
  • Knowledge of Adobe After Effects preferred but not essential
  • Personal access to a Mac computer with preferred video editing software would also be helpful, but not essential


Interns will be selected based on the intern selection committee’s judgement of best suitability to the following criteria:

  • Commitment to the core values and aims of Opportunity
  • Skills suitability (as per the application requirements)
  • Commitment to the internship program
  • Passion for helping families out of poverty through microfinance
  • Compassionate, flexible and cooperative
  • Cultural fit with the Opportunity team.


To apply for the voluntary videographer Internship, simply email your resume, portfolio and a cover letter (no more than one page) to In the cover letter, please explain why you would like to intern at Opportunity and how you think your skills meet the requirements of the role. Please note that applications without a cover letter and portfolio will not be considered.

Applications close 23 February 2018. Intern start date is 19 March 2018.

Location: Sydney CBD
Organization: Opportunity International Australia
Organization Website:
Date: 03/19/2018 – 07/27/2018
Contact: Jo Borg at for more information.

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