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Current job opportunities at OkayAfrica.


Email all applications to interns@okayafrica.com

    Production Internship

    Responsibilities:

    • Prepping for video shoots
    • Production assistant duties on set
    • Submitting video ideas
    • Developing social media content
    • Catalog, research, organize and do data entry for OkayAfrica video
    • A plus if you have experience with preparing media for editing.

    Requirements:

    • Interest in African media
    • Interest in film and video production
    • Basic equipment knowledge
    • Experience with video editing software
    • Prior production assistance experience preferred but not required.
    • excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent project management skills
    • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
    • Knowledge of Premiere and the Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Photoshop, etc. ), and experience with Final Cut is a plus.

    This internship will give you great hands-on experience in production and post-production. OkayAfrica interns receive college credit as well as a transportation stipend during their internship.

    Please send video samples if available.

    ​Editorial Internship

    Responsibilities:

    Our intern program is an intensive immersion into the world of online publishing and cultural journalism and will benefit applicants planning a career in media. You will participate in everything from editorial planning and reporting to image research and assisting on photo shoots.

    Requirements:

    • This position is specifically aimed at people with an interest in new music, art, politics and culture from around Africa and the diaspora.
    • While we can accommodate your schedule, you must be NYC-based and able to commute to our Brooklyn office.
    • You must have a strong writing background with some exciting clips.
    • Blogging and social media experience is a plus.
    • Ability to work in fast-paced environment

    OkayAfrica interns receive college credit as well as a transportation stipend during their internship.

    Social Media Internship

    Responsibilities include:

    • Community Management
    • Content Curation
    • Support Social Media Manager on day to day social content creation, community management, and trend identification
    • Data collection and Insights
    • Working with Social Media Manager to create an influencer directory
    • Assist in social media influencer seedings
    • Social Listening & Reporting

    Requirements:

    • Experience in digital marketing community management across all social platforms
    • A good eye for visual aesthetic
    • Strong understanding of social listening and reporting
    • Interest in the African diaspora and the continent.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
    • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills

    OkayAfrica interns receive college credit as well as a transportation stipend during their internship.

    Marketing Internship

    Responsibilities

    • Market research
    • Analyzing email marketing campaigns
    • Execute Marketing plans for events and activations
    • Design marketing materials
    • Collect data for case studies on marketing campaigns
    • Work with Social Media team as well as editorial to achieve marketing goals
    • Monitor advertising requests
    • Assist the merch team with all marketing needs for The OkayAfrica Shop

    Requirements

    • Familiarity with data analysis and reporting.
    • Excellent project management skills
    • Knowledge of photoshop and Adobe suite
    • Interest in African media
    • Strong intrapersonal skills.
    • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
    • Hardworking, persistent, and dependable.
    • Positive and enthusiastic.

    OkayAfrica interns receive college credit as well as a transportation stipend during their internship.

    E-Commerce Internship

    Responsibilities

    • Market research
    • Analyzing marketing campaigns
    • Execute Marketing plans
    • Design marketing materials
    • Monitor requests from customers
    • Community Management and posting on OkayAfrica Shop socials
    • Assisting on photoshoots
    • Selling merch at select events

    Requirements

    • Familiarity with data analysis and reporting.
    • Excellent project management skills
    • Knowledge of photoshop and Adobe suite
    • Interest in African media
    • Strong intrapersonal skills.
    • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
    • Hardworking, persistent, and dependable.
    • Positive and enthusiastic.

    OkayAfrica interns receive college credit as well as a transportation stipend during their internship.

    Events Production and PR Internship

    Responsibilities:

    • Graphic design and document creation
    • Create campaigns and posts for Okay Space's social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and our other hosting sites
    • Organize Press and patron contacts
    • Draft marketing outreach and press releases
    • Primary eyes on social media maintenance
    • Website administration support
    • Local promotions (
    • Hand-ons with event coordination and execution
    • Light art-handling and general upkeep
    • Arts admin - Research, Outreach, Reaching for the stars!

    Requirements:

    You are: A DIY guru, able to think on your feet and explain your process. You love to follow-up and are not afraid to ask questions!

    Can: devote 2-3 days for 5-6 hour days each week (2 weekend days a month) to supporting the Space through helping out during opening or gallery -sitting.

    Could be: over 21, really really good with the photoshop and graphic design skills.

    Computer skills are a must: Word/ Pages/ Google docs/ Slack/ Trello, we use it all.

    Okay Space interns may receive college credit as well as a transportation stipend during their internship.

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