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Jobs

Currently looking for people to fill three roles

  1. Videographer and Editor
  2. Internet Marketer
  3. Assistant

Want to Work with Austen Summers?

Join a fast-growing pickup company and YouTube channel, and we’re building a team to take us to the next level. Right now we’re hiring for three roles: video editor, internet marketer, and filming assistant.

Here are the benefits you can experience:

  • Learn pickup skills and mindsets from the best in the industry
  • Expand your comfort zone by doing things you’ve never done before
  • Develop yourself as a person
  • Travel to new cities
  • Cultivate an insane work ethic
  • Learn business skills and how to deal with the diverse challenges of a startup
  • Learn to channel your creative energy

Three Initial Criteria:

  1. You must be able to stay for up to 6 months in both the USA and Canada with a travel visa. We will be staying in Los Angeles until July 1st, 2016 and then in Toronto until January 1st, 2017.
  2. This is an unpaid internship that could turn into a long-term, paid position with lots of room for growth. There is an initial 6-month trial period, in which you must prove yourself. If everything goes well, you should be prepared to work with us past this initial trial period.
  3. You should have enough money to cover travel costs, rent, food, and other miscellaneous expenses. A stipend to cover a portion of your living expenses may be offered based on our ability.

Video Editor

This is an opportunity for you to take your creative editing skills to a whole new dimension. At Austen Summers we spend so much time on video editing that we can’t film the videos we want to put out! So recruiting a solid video editor is something we’ve wanted to do for a long time now. This will enable us to focus more on content creation with you at the helm to fulfill the desires of our fans.

Criteria:

  • 21 years old or older
  • Ability to stay in LA for 3 months and Toronto for 3 months in 2016
  • Excellent English communication
  • Extensive experience with Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop (preferably 3+ years)
  • Comfortable shooting with cameras
  • Interest in pickup and self-development with a decent grasp of pickup theory
  • Must be positive, resourceful and have great sense of humor that aligns with ours (this is important because it will help you identify the footage that has entertainment value as well as enable you to shape videos in an entertaining way)
  • Ability to follow creative direction in an cooperative, ego-free way
  • Familiarity with the unique style of our YouTube videos
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, and work on multiple projects simultaneously with great efficiency and attention to detail.

Bonus Points For:

  • Experience with Adobe After Effects, Audition, Illustrator
  • Experience with videography
  • Experience with audio engineering (denoising, improving sound quality)
  • Experience with color grading to create videos that have the best possible impact
  • Well-informed about developments in the pickup community (e.g. companies, fb groups, forums)

What You’ll Do:

  • Edit creative videos for YouTube that blow the socks off our fans
  • Edit exclusive videos for products and subscriptions
  • Plan and perform post-production tasks, including: transferring footage, reviewing footage, video labeling and tagging, rough cuts, audio adjustment, building the flow, producing videos, and uploading to YouTube.
  • Organize and catalog uncut footage
  • Film themed videos and natural pickup videos
  • Absorb creative direction while bringing unique ideas to the table
  • Give and receive constructive feedback so that we can create the best videos possible
  • Create YouTube thumbnails
  • Create images for facebook and instagram

What You Can Expect:

This will be hard work. We will extensively train you on the basic structure of our videos and how we create them. You will essentially be shaping the content of Austen Summers and will be given much creative input into the videos we produce.

You may be asked to assist in filming during themed videos and hidden-camera natural pickup situations. We will train you in this area as well.

This is a 6-month full-time, unpaid internship with the potential for long-term employment. It is in our interest to find, keep, and reward great people.

How to Apply:

  • Email us at austen@austensummer.com with the subject “Video Editor Internship”
  • Include your name, age, place of residence, phone number, Skype ID
  • Attach a 2 minute video, in which you briefly tell us what inspired you to apply and why you should be selected for this position
  • Include any other relevant videos (e.g. demo reel, best work), blogs, résumé, or online profiles you’d like to share

Internet Marketer

This is an opportunity for you to take your creative editing skills to a whole new dimension. At Austen Summers we spend so much time on video editing that we can’t film the videos we want to put out! So recruiting a solid video editor is something we’ve wanted to do for a long time now. This will enable us to focus more on content creation with you at the helm to fulfill the desires of our fans.

Criteria:

  • 21 years old or older
  • Excellent English communication
  • Extensive experience with Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop (preferably 3+ years)
  • Comfortable shooting with cameras
  • Interest in pickup and self-development with a decent grasp of pickup theory
  • Smart as fuck.
  • Must be positive, resourceful and have great sense of humor that aligns with ours (this is important because it will help you identify the footage that has entertainment value as well as enable you to shape videos in an entertaining way)
  • Ability to
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, and work on multiple projects simultaneously with great efficiency and attention to detail.

Bonus Points For:

  • Well-informed about developments in the pickup community (e.g. companies, fb groups, forums)

What You’ll Do:

  • Increase viewership for videos for YouTube and get them to rank
  • Bring unique ideas to the table
  • Give and receive constructive feedback so that we can
  • Create

What You Can Expect:

What You Can Expect:You may be asked to assist in filming during themed videos and hidden-camera natural pickup situations. We will train you in this area as well.

This is a 6-month full-time, unpaid internship with the potential for long-term employment. It is in our interest to find, keep, and reward great people.

How to Apply:

  • Email us at austen@austensummer.com with the subject “Video Editor Internship”
  • Include your name, age, place of residence, phone number, Skype ID
  • Attach a 2 minute video, in which you briefly tell us what inspired you to apply and why you should be selected for this position
  • Include any other relevant videos (e.g. demo reel, best work), blogs, résumé, or online profiles you’d like to share

Assistant

This is a multi-faceted role that will involve everything from assisting on live bootcamp programs to video editing. You don’t need to be an expert of any kind to apply as we will extensively train you to perform all necessary functions during this internship from basic video editing to customer service. If you’ve applied for a position with us in the past, you can re-apply for this position.

Criteria

  • 19 years old or older
  • Ability to work in Toronto for at least 3 months starting May 1st, 2017
  • Excellent English communication
  • Interest in pickup and self-development with a decent grasp of pickup theory
  • Must be positive, resourceful, and hardworking
  • Ability to follow direction in a cooperative, ego-free way
  • Must have strong time management and productivity skill to work with great efficiency and attention to detail, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • You enjoy trying new things even when it’s uncomfortable

Bonus Points For

  • Great sense of humour
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with…
    • Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop
    • Videography or photography
    • Social media marketing
    • Web development
    • Business and personal assisting
    • Sales
  • Well-informed about developments in the pickup community (e.g. companies, fb groups, forums, books)
  • Knowledge of the YouTube scene (e.g. follow a lot of YouTube channels both pickup and non-pickup related)

What You’ll Do

  • Assist in basic editing tasks for our YouTube videos and online product videos: transferring footage, reviewing footage, video organization, blurring, subtitling, and rough cuts
  • Film hidden-camera pickup videos and live programs (bootcamps, seminars)
  • Research, errands, writing
  • Various supplementary business tasks: sales, customer service, email management, posting videos (forums, facebook groups, reddit)
  • Any other tasks that free up our time to work on content production and business strategy like house chores and shopping
  • Give and receive constructive feedback so that we can optimize our productivity and grow

What You Can Expect

  • This will be hard work. You will do things you’ve never done before and your comfort zone will be expanded.
  • You may be asked to assist in filming during themed videos, hidden-camera natural pickups, bootcamps, and live events. We will train you in this area as well.
  • You will quickly cultivate a deep understanding of game by being immersed in the beliefs we have, seeing and hearing our pickups in real life and on video, and assisting on bootcamp programs.
  • You will learn a massive amount about entrepreneurship, relationships, nutrition, self-development, and content creation by being an active participant in this unique business and lifestyle instead of a spectator.