Documentary Researcher/Writer



Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Interlock Media
355 Cambridge Street
United States


Interlock Media, Inc. is an environmental and human rights non-profit is seeking a volunteer researcher/writer for our feature length documentary: The Extraordinary Passage of the Great White Hunter. Beginning with scientific expeditions to Africa and Southeast Asia in the 1920s and 1930s, the film examines the key players in early international conservation efforts and explores the influence of politics and social policies that continue to influence the modern Climate Change movement.


As a researcher and writer for this documentary, you will be instrumental in expanding our archival and historic research and footage, as well as script writing and organizing the narrative vision for our film. The position is part acquisitions producer, part writer, and part high-level researcher. Applicants will also have a chance to work on script and grant writing, assist with other film and media projects, and experience the nonprofit media environment. We especially welcome individuals with a background/interest in history, international conservation, climate change, anthropology, zoology and race relations.



We require excellent communication skills, a proactive attitude, and organizational acumen. Applicants should possess the ability to work independently, remain flexible and take initiative in a resource-limited environment. Above all, candidates should be excellent writers and researchers and be passionate about the message of The Extraordinary Passage. Degrees in History, Anthropology, English, or Environmental Studies appreciated.


Schedule : Minimum of 25 hr/wk, full time (40 hr/wk) preferred

Compensation : Unpaid. Volunteer. Off-duty professionals welcome.

Location : Convenient to public transportation and Kendall Square

Job Type : Volunteer; non-profit. 3-month commitment

Interlock Media Inc. is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting environmental and social change through the film, video, and radio mediums. Its mission is to support informed empowerment at the grassroots and community level by producing educational mediaworks; by carrying media techniques and technologies to the community level; and guaranteeing that production is an inclusive and diversified process. Our productions are historical, musical, artistic, and contemporary.


  • Training Provided


  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

Please email with a cover letter and resume. Make sure to reference "Researcher/Writer" in the subject line.