Cancer Council Australia

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Video Intern/Volunteer

Sydney based; casual (unpaid/volunteer)

Cancer Council is Australia’s leading cancer charity, dedicated to preventing cancer, advocating for change, funding research and providing support for people affected by cancer and their families.

We are currently looking for an intern with video production expertise to work with the media team to support our communications activity in our Cancer Council Australia office (near Central Station).

This hands-on role will allow the chosen candidate to gain experience developing a range of video content to be used across our website and in social media activity.

The position would be ideal for a final year journalism or media university student with video editing and production skills looking to build their media portfolio.

Key activities will include developing video content plans, filming videos, and editing and finalising video files for distribution across social media and the Cancer Council website.

Video content opportunities could include:

  • short interviews with expert spokespeople
  • interviews with Australians willing to share their cancer story
  • explainer videos focusing on key cancer topics, myths and questions.

To be successful in this role you will be confident filming and editing video content independently and working with a team to fulfil a video brief.

You will be enthusiastic about working in a non-profit environment and demonstrate the ability to work as a part of a team, as well as independently.

Good attention to detail, strong communication skills and the ability to manage your time and prioritise tasks is essential. You will also need to possess the ability to use video editing software and cameras.

The role requires a commitment of at least one day per week, to start ASAP.

Please note the position is unpaid.

To apply:

Email Hollie Jenkins ( with your resume and a covering letter outlining your skills, experience, links to examples of video content, and your availability by Friday 27th October.

This page was last updated on: Tuesday, October 10, 2017