Oral History Interviewers - Bilingual

Job Type

Part Time
Temporary

Published

10/16/2018

Start Date

11/26/2018

Application Deadline

11/20/2018

Address

Deno's Wonder Wheel Park
3059 West 12th St
Brooklyn
NY
11224
United States

Description

The Coney Island History Project is seeking part-time interviewers to conduct audio interviews for an oral history project in the Southern Brooklyn neighborhoods of Coney Island, Bensonhurst and Gravesend.

Interviewers must have professional or academic training and experience in oral history, interviewing or radio reporting. They will conduct, record and edit audio interviews in English or another language for which we require interviewers such as Spanish, Russian and Chinese. Interviewers are paid by the hour for the interview and editing. Additional work transcribing and translating the interview is also available. This project is ongoing and scheduling is flexible. Interviews along with transcripts are posted on our online oral history archive at https://www.coneyislandhistory.org/oral-history-archive.

Desired skills:

- Fully proficient in English and at least one other language such as Russian, Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), and Spanish, or another language for which we may require interviewers

-Training and experience in oral history, interviewing or radio reporting

-Provide samples of previous interviews or audio recordings

-Experience with recording equipment and digital editing

-Ability to work independently

-Excellent written and communication skills

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

coneyislandhistory@gmail.com
https://www.coneyislandhistory.org/

Please send cover letter, resume, links to previous interviews or audio recordings to coneyislandhistory@gmail.com


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