Position Title: Video Productions Internship
Employment: Part-time, Hourly (20-30 hrs/week)
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Travel: <5%
Start Date: March 1, 2023

Turning Point USA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2012 by Charlie Kirk. The organization’s mission is to identify, educate, train, and organize students to promote the principles of freedom, free markets, and limited government. Turning Point USA believes that every young person can be enlightened to true free market values. Since its founding, Turning Point USA has embarked on a mission to build the most organized, active, and powerful conservative grassroots activist network on high school and college campuses across the country. With a presence on over 3,500 campuses, Turning Point USA is the largest and fastest-growing youth organization in America.

Job Description:​ TPUSA's Production Department is looking to hire an intern to assist with daily productions tasks. The ideal candidate will embody TPUSA’s culture points of grassroots humility, warrior spirit, and persistent innovation. The person who fills this position will be responsible for assisting the production team on a variety of projects, with regards to pre-production, production, and post-production. The Production Intern will be responsible for executing the following duties as well as additionally assigned tasks:

  • Creating and preparing scripts, episode breakdowns, crew lists, gear lists, call sheets
  • Assist with booking travel, hotels, transportation, catering for productions
  • Organizing and maintaining gear and equipment
  • On set production and gear assistance(running gear, cables, slating, script supervision, crafties)
  • Assist with packaging finalized video assets (utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud)
  • Aid in the creation of video thumbnails
  • Posting final video products to social media

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm for dynamic, fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to prioritize and organize several simultaneous projects
  • Punctual and very responsive
  • Willingness to fulfill all duties listed and any additional duties assigned
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Google Drive (Google Docs, Sheets)
  • Passion for conservative ideas and principles
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Innovative nature & desire to try new things and learn
  • Can lift heavy gear

“WOW!” Skills:

  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, AfterEffects)
  • Previous on-set production assistant experience
  • Previous experience with cameras, lighting equipment, and audio equipment

All internships are located at TPUSA Headquarters in Phoenix, AZ. This is not a remote position. Interns are responsible for their own accommodations for the entirety of the internship as well as having a reliable mode of transportation, and proof of insurance when applicable.