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Digital Media Fellow

Apply by April 1. Eligibility and application information is available here.

The Digital Media Fellow will assist with photography, video, and social media projects that showcase the Dumbarton Oaks collections. The fellow will also work under the supervision of the Communications Manager to develop content for our social media feeds. Regular activities will include taking portraits of the Dumbarton Oaks fellowship community; documenting events and programming; developing content for social media; devising new ways of highlighting our exhibits; and coming up with ideas for conveying the research conducted at Dumbarton Oaks to the broader public. The fellow will also evaluate and assist with the organization and preservation of new content developed for our digital media. Examples of video and digital media projects undertaken by recent fellows can be viewed here and here.

Candidates should possess:

  • Strong video shooting, editing, and narrative storytelling skills
  • Strong photography skills
  • Ability to conceive and develop projects in new and innovative ways
  • Strong judgment and confidence, ability to work independently in the field
  • Enthusiasm for using social media as a tool for education and communication
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability and desire to learn new software and technologies quickly and adapt to change
  • Experience with Final Cut, Premiere, or similar video editing software
  • Experience with other Creative Cloud applications (such as Audition, AfterEffects, Photoshop, Illustrator) preferred