Employer Profile: Wide Angle Youth Media


Wide Angle Youth Media is a non-profit organization that provides Baltimore youth with media education to tell their own stories and become engaged in their communities. Through after-school and in-school workshops, youth-produced short films, and a youth-run media festival, Wide Angle strives to make media make a difference.

Full-time Position: Program Manager

Wide Angle is looking for a dedicated, energetic, and engaged Program Manager to guide, support and manage our youth media programs. The manager will work directly with students and staff, and be a leader in the organization. Our core programs serve 100 youth annually, and we reach an additional 250 students through presentations and mini workshop opportunities. Excellent facilitation, leadership, communication, administrative, and youth development skills are necessary. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, and passionate about youth directed media that has the power to change communities. Location: 2601 N. Howard Street, #160

Internship Positions:

  • Non-profit management intern

The non-profit management intern will work closely with the Executive Director, learning the ins and outs of managing an educational non-profit. Responsibilities will be administrative in nature and may include data entry, drafting donor thank-you letters, creating and administering surveys, generating reports, or organizing bulk mailings. The intern will learn about donor cultivation, soliciting corporate sponsorship, budgeting, program evaluation and strategic planning. Time commitment: 10-15 hours/wk. Location: 2601 N. Howard Street, #160

  • Development Intern

This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in non-profit development and fundraising. The development intern will research new grants, set-up and maintain a grants database, keep track of grant and reporting deadlines, create and maintain a database of relevant demographics and statistics, contribute writing to grants, LOIs, and reports. The intern can be involved in other fundraising activities based on time and interest. Time commitment: 10-15 hours/wk Location: 2601 N. Howard Street, #160

  • Communications Intern

The Communications Intern will help Wide Angle implement its strategic communications plan, including social media integration, research, cultivating contacts, creating e-newsletters, and shaping the public image of the organization. The intern will learn about crucial tools for tracking communications impact, including those that monitor and analyze Twitter, E-Marketing, Facebook, websites and Google search activity. In addition, the intern will have several opportunities to write original copy for Wide Angle’s outreach and publicity efforts, including contributing to the organization’s blog and writing press releases. Strong writing and research skills are required. No social media marketing experience necessary. This is a great learning opportunity! Location: 2601 N. Howard Street, #160

  • Production Intern

The Production Intern is ideal for someone with strong technical skills who would like to gain more video production experience. Responsibilities may include DVD duplication, logging and capturing footage, equipment and software maintenance, file management and archiving and some video editing or on-site production. Time commitment: 8-12 hours/wk Location: 2601 N. Howard Street, #160

  • Baltimore Speaks Out! Intern(s)

Baltimore Speaks Out!, Wide Angle’s middle school media education program, is seeking interns to both work in the classroom and help with project administration. This is a great opportunity to gain experience teaching youth media to young people ages 10-15. Teaching responsibilities will include assisting in the classroom twice a week from 3:00-6:00, either on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Herring Run Library or Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Orleans Street Library, from March through May. Administrative responsibilities will include entering student information and attendance data, making phone calls to students or parents, and helping with lesson planning or preparation. Please indicate whether you are interested in the Monday/Wednesday position or the Tuesday/Thursday position, or both. Time commitment: 10-20 hours/week