Ideator & Video Strategist

Please note that this is an unpaid Volunteer position. You will not be monetarily compensated for your time, but we do offer some sweet benefits to our amazing volunteers and interns.

THIS IS AN UNPAID, REMOTE VOLUNTEER POSITION.

Background Pitch Labs is a 501(c)3 non-profit that is taking strides to change the face of entrepreneurship. As it stands right now, obtaining entrepreneurial knowledge can be expensive and seems only available to limited amounts of people. However, millions of entrepreneurs worldwide know that they can make innovations that will change and shape society forever. Pitch Labs is helping entrepreneurs unlock the resources they need by creating a free online library, hosting virtual events, and opening clubs in schools to allow entrepreneurs to unlock their skills and do what they are meant to do: create!

How this Role ties into Our Mission: As an Ideator/Scriptwriter, your primary responsibility is to track trends on social media platforms, ensuring that our content remains relevant and engaging for our entrepreneurial audience. By staying ahead of emerging trends, you contribute to the creation of timely and impactful topics that resonate with entrepreneurs and address their evolving needs. Generating 7 topics per week allows us to consistently provide strategic resources to entrepreneurs, empowering them with valuable insights and actionable advice to support their journey. Ultimately, your role plays a vital part in fulfilling our mission by facilitating connections, fostering empowerment, and providing entrepreneurs with the strategic resources they need to succeed in their endeavors.

*NOTE: Use of AI to write responses in your application will disqualify it from consideration

Qualifications:

  • CURRENT undergraduate University student (preferable/ideal) with the United States that can respond to messaging/emails within 24 hours and write & speak professional/native level English.
  • Proven experience in content ideation and scriptwriting, preferably in the digital media or social media space.
  • Strong understanding of social media platforms and trends, with the ability to effectively track and analyze data to inform content strategy.
  • Excellent written communication skills, with the ability to craft compelling and concise scripts tailored to specific platforms and audiences.
  • Creativity and innovative thinking, with a demonstrated ability to generate engaging topics and narratives that resonate with target demographics.
  • Desire to build your skills in content creation!

What We Need We have a vision, we have a platform, but we need events to connect everyone together. Business reaches every single industry and profession in the world, and that means there are an infinite amount of questions to answer and lessons to teach. As an Ideator & Script Writer, you will report directly to the Short Form Video Manager, ensuring alignment with overall content strategy.

  • Take charge of tracking trends on social media platforms, continuously monitoring changes and emerging topics relevant to our entrepreneurial audience.
  • Generate 5 to 7 engaging and timely topics per week, reflecting current trends and addressing the strategic needs of entrepreneurs.
  • Work closely with Figurehead to create videos.
  • Collaborate closely with the Video Manager and other team members to refine topics and ensure they align with our mission and brand guidelines.
  • Ensure all topics are approved at least 2 weeks prior to recording, allowing for adequate preparation and optimization of content.
  • Craft compelling scripts that effectively communicate key messages and resonate with our audience, maintaining a consistent tone and style across all videos.

Duties/Tasks/Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Short Form Video Manager, you will be responsible for tracking trends on social media and creating 5-7 topics per week. Topics must be approved at least 2 weeks prior to recording. Discuss with the Short Form Video Manager past videos and good reach or areas of improvement, and work with feedback to continue innovating your video content for Pitch Labs.

Time Commitment: THIS IS AN UNPAID, REMOTE #WFH VOLUNTEER POSITION. Therefore we are extremely flexible with time and just ask that you contribute what you can. If you have exams, work, or family events come up, you are more than able to take a break. During times when you are an active volunteer, we ask that you simply contribute at least 3-5 hours a week (ideally for at least 6 months). This is a great position for students in school or university who want to go into a career field but want to learn more about it; you will be able to dive deeper than you have ever done before.

Benefits: We are a certified Presidential Volunteer Service Award (United States) organization that can award you certified volunteer hours for the time you work. With longevity, we also give all of our volunteers access to exclusive perks such as: advanced Google Workspace features, the flexibility of working remotely, 1:1 coaching/Q&A sessions with industry experts, resume coaching and guidance, internal educational webinars, public recognition of outstanding work on our social platforms, internal networking, and more!

Application

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DEI Statement

Pitch Labs is a nonprofit organization deeply committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belongingness. Recognizing the inherent value that diverse perspectives bring to the innovation landscape, Pitch Labs actively promotes an environment where individuals from all backgrounds feel welcome and valued. The organization firmly believes in the principles of equal opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic.