MENTORSHIPS

 

  Responsibilities: 

  • Read and proofread scripts.  Provide script coverage. 

  • Learn how to create and curate engaging content 

  • Learn how to create and assist with Pitch Decks and Log Lines  

  • Create social media campaigns  

  • Attend and present at meetings 

  • Perform research and market analysis activities 

  • Support the day-to-day administrative functions for the company 

  • Support long-term development projects 

Qualifications: 

  • Strong creative writing skills (story arch, character development) 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Strong attention to detail and a high level of organization 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and Google Apps 

  • Proficiency with online conferencing platforms (Zoom) 

  • Access to reliable internet, computer, webcam, and microphone 

  • Ability to work remotely 

  • Desire to work in an organization with a strong spirit of social justice 

  • Experience with creating content for social media 

  • Basic editing skills (Examples:  iMovie, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Avid) 

  • Must be enrolled at an accredited university 

  • Must be able to receive academic credit 

  • Must dedicate at least 15 hours and maintain a regular schedule

Branch Out is an African American owned content studio that develops, produces, and distributes original programming across multiple platforms. 

Due to COVID-19, we have redesigned our 2020 mentorship program to be virtual. 

 

Our Blossom Mentorship Program (BMP) is designed to complement academics with practical experience in media and entertainment. Through the program, pair with a mentor, develop a learning plan, gain real-world experience developing and producing content, learn the ins and outs of media strategy, and meet with a variety of industry heavy weights. This is a great opportunity to build an entertainment network and to jumpstart your career. 

A mentee must have a strong interest in creative communications with demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.   We are looking for enthusiastic, professional, and dedicated individuals who are self-motivated team players.  A completed screenplay or script for the stage is a plus.