TPT/Twin Cities Public Television SPNN Interns in St. Paul, Minnesota

Description St. Paul Neighborhood Network and TPT Internships Twin Cities PBS is providing learning opportunities that build and retain media talent in downtown St. Paul. We're offering six (6) unique internship experiences, in partnership with the St. Paul Neighborhood Network (SPNN), that will last up to 12 weeks and are approximately 24 hours per week. These positions will provide hands-on learning experiences in one of the below areas and are only eligible to those currently involved with SPNN. MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:* *Responsibilities may vary based on learning opportunity within each team. Arts and Culture team features Minnesota artists from diverse cultural backgrounds, working in all arts disciplines. This internship may include conducting research for story leads, offering administrative support for grant reporting, production support for field shoots during business hours (may require some evening hours), transcribing video interviews, and assisting in marketing and social media efforts as needed. Fundraising and development with our membership team. Individual members generate 50% of our revenue. This intern will participate in the production of our on-air pledge drives and other activities for our different fundraising techniques that are vital to support our programming. Hype 25! Join our events team to design a special event celebrating TPT's 25th anniversary of Don't Believe the Hype! Last year, TPT hosted more than 200 events with an attendance of 16,500 people. This intern will learn the full event process and community partnership experience. Next Avenue is public media's first and only national journalism service for America's booming older population. This digital publishing intern will grow WordPress and social engagement skills. Ready to Learn supports millions of children with basic early learning skills to succeed in school. This intern will assist in creating storybooks out of scripts and testing out the materials at local educational sites, documenting children and educators' reactions to the hands-on activities. Additionally, there quality assurance testing and testing game and app prototypes and providing suggestions on them. Rewire is our digital publishing team that creates original, thought-provoking online content for people who are getting started in their adult lives. This intern will assist with developing Web content, including shooting and editing an online piece. All positions will have opportunities for administrative support. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be currently involved with SPNN. Interest in pursuing a career in production, digital storytelling, fundraising, educational outreach or events. Experience working with community partners in a professional, respectful and articulate manner. Exceptional computer application skills including Microsoft Office 2010 products and databases. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress is desired. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Exception attention to detail, organizational and time management skills. Consistent attendance and punctuality. If you have the necessary skills, please visit our Career Center at to apply online. ABOUT TPT: Founded in 1957, Twin Cities PBS (TPT) is one of the most innovative public media organizations in the country. Every day, TPT uses the power of media to advance the arts, spur learning, help young people succeed and help adults age vitally. Click here to learn more about what we do. Twin Cities PBS is proud to be an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Veteran and Disability employer. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to or call 651-222-1717. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discha