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JOIN THE OOI TEAM
We are a team of creatives and innovators and we want you to join the Zuventurez dream team! Network with the next great world-changers within the APU community and beyond!

PERKS: Meeting amazing new people; great bosses; surprise Starbucks coffee runs; and the opportunity to use your unique set of skills!

 

 


OFFICE OF INNOVATION STAFF POSITION

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

The Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships is responsible for managing, maintaining, growing, and deepening relationships with the Office of Innovation (OOI)’s advisor and partner network. This position meets with key partners (e.g., mentors, coaches, teams, advisors, partner, industry professionals, strategic partners, and business partners) within the Office of Innovation’s network in order to strengthen network engagement and promote network growth. Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships will also work directly with the Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and University Advancement staff to raise funds for OOI (and Azusa Pacific University). This position will be successful if current advisors are retained and engaged, new advisors are seamlessly added to the network and engaged in key activities (e.g., coaching, mentoring, etc.), and if additional dollars are raised to support OOI programs.



INTERN POSITIONS

 

COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

This position is for Summer 2018-Spring 2019

In the role of the Communications Intern, you'll bring forth the vision of the Office of Innovation (OOI) by representing the program, brand, and culture surrounding our Zuventurez mission. As part of the OOI team, you will be involved with aspects of the digital content strategy/vision. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial mindset and experience in building creative and compelling audience-specific content for all digital channels (including blog, website, emails, social networks, etc.).


Responsibilities

  • The Communications Intern will report to the Assistant Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ADOIE) and will working alongside the marketing team to conceptualize, storyboard, and present topics and packagings that align with our goals for high-quality branding and marketing
  • Create creative content for email, website, blog, social networks, etc.
  • Learn how to use social media platforms to tell stories through content creation and build relationships in the startup world
  • Provide input into digital campaigns and day-to-day digital communication activities
  • Participate in OOI events
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Working towards a Bachelors Degree in Communications, Journalism, English, or related field 
  • Junior or Senior class standing at start of internship
  • 1 year experience producing web, email, and social media content
  • Good editorial judgement
  • Flawless writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Excellent storyteller, with outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative thinker and team player, with the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to operate at both strategic and tactical levels
  • Well versed in the culture, core beliefs, and current news/trendings of early stage startups
  • A learner, never afraid to try new things, fail, and do it again (and again)
  • Effective problem solver. Comes up with creative solutions and considers many alternative solutions to each problem
  • Ability to work independently, present self in a professional manner and reflect the goals and standards of APU
  • Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment 
  • Sense of humor, honesty, and enthusiasm a must!

 

Additional Requirements

  • Portfolio of work samples

 

    VIDEO PRODUCTION INTERN

    This position is for Summer 2018 through Spring 2019

     

    In the role of the Video Production Intern, you'll bring forth the vision of the Office of Innovation (OOI) across different teams to represent the program, brand, and culture surrounding our Zuventurez mission. As part of the OOI team, you will be involved with aspects of video creation. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial mindset and experience in building creative and compelling audience-specific content.


    Responsibilities

    • The Video Production Intern will report to the Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (DOIE) and will working alongside the OOI team to conceptualize, brainstorm and present ideas that align with our goals for high-quality branding and marketing.
    • Create and edit short-form video content
    • Responsible for pre and post-production editing 
    • Collaborate with the team to draft creative content for our YouTube channel
    • Come up with new ideas and contribute to the creative process by quickly taking a story from concept to content
    • Shoot and edit video footage from both single camera and multi-camera setup
    • Clearly communicate with project key stakeholders to deliver projects on-time
    • Participate in OOI events
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications

    • Working towards a Bachelors Degree in Cinematic Arts, Film, Communications, Marketing or related field 
    • Junior or Senior class standing at start of internship
    • Proficient in the following Mac applications: Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and video conversion applications
    • Familiarity with various other video formats and applications
    • Experience shooting various content such as live events, behind the scenes, and interviews
    • Subject matter expert in video trends 
    • Excellent storyteller, with outstanding written and verbal communication skills
    • Creative thinker and team player, with the ability to work under tight deadlines
    • Ability to operate at both strategic and tactical levels
    • Well versed in the culture, core beliefs, and current news and trends of early stage startups
    • A learner, never afraid to try new things, fail, and do it again (and again)
    • Effective problem solver. Comes up with creative solutions and considers many alternative solutions to each problem
    • Ability to work independently, present self in a professional manner and reflect the goals and standards of APU
    • Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment 
    • Sense of humor, honesty, and enthusiasm a must!

     

    Additional Requirements

    • Portfolio of work samples

     


    Office Requirements*

    • Have a handlebar mustache and/or be comfortable with denim on denim on denim
    • Wear sunglasses inside (no reasons given)
    • Be able to manage complex events WHILE fangirling over Zack King
    • Be willing to listen to a billion distracting stories/rants from the Director
    • Must like Marvel, Disney, or Star Wars
    • Be able to create something off a whim
    • Must like coffee and candy

    *Not actually required but highly encouraged

     
     

    Please follow the button below to APU's career network and send zuventurez@apu.edu your resume and any other body of work such as your portfolio.