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The Live Stream Team is responsible for managing the technical aspects for live streaming all general session events and floor coverage.

Qualifications

Required: Active EAST student and must have at least one year of full participation at an EAST Conference in the last two school years.

Preferred:

  • Experience operating a video camera and setting up sound equipment
  • Broadcast/production experience a plus, such as schools news production or streaming sporting events
  • Familiarity with streaming platforms (Facebook Live, Livestream, YouTube, etc.)
  • Experience with video capture devices and video switchers for use in live streaming services
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Time management skills
  • Comfortable interacting with press, VIPs and guests

Responsibilities & Expectations

Before Conference:

  • Communicate in a timely manner (phone and email) with team leader, team manager, and other team members prior to Conference
  • Attend and participate in the duration of the Leadership Team Retreat
  • Create a plan of action for covering all Conference general sessions and other events
  • Collaborate with Social Media Reporters to identify potential Conference activities for live streaming

During Conference:

  • Attend and participate in the entire EAST Conference (from arrival through Closing Session)
  • Employ social media to build excitement and showcase the events and experiences at Conference
  • Ensure quality production of live streaming during general sessions and other live streaming broadcasts at the event
  • Provide support to Social Media Reporters in streaming various Conference activities
  • Work with other members of the Social Media Team to edit posts and create stories that bring those unable to attend Conference into the event.
  • Other duties as assigned

Many of the Documentation Team positions have schedules that require them to occasionally work on "off" times. Before applying, review the sample Documentation Team Schedule to better understand the responsibilities and time commitments at Conference.

Submission Instructions

Follow the instructions below and submit your completed application by 3 p.m., CST, November 17, 2017.

REMEMBER: DO NOT wait until the last day or the last minute to submit your application. The submission form will automatically disable at 3:01 p.m., CST on the deadline date. If you are in the middle of submitting a form at this time, your submission will NOT be received. If the form does not disable properly, submissions received after 3:00 p.m., CST will still not be considered in order to remain fair and consistent for all applicants. Please remember that upload speeds can vary depending on file type, school bandwidth, etc. Deadline days have a high volume of students submitting, which can also cause delays in uploading files and submitting applications. If you encounter an issue on the day of a deadline, the EAST Initiative staff may have limited (if any) availability to provide assistance. The EAST Initiative CANNOT grant you a deadline extension or help you to submit later if something goes wrong.

Step 1 - Create or Provide Production Content

Submit an example of your video production work. This could be 1) actual footage / or links to a live stream that you produced, 2) links to a vlog (video blog), or social media-related content that you created. If you choose to submit actual video footage, be sure to follow the video requirements below:

Video Requirements

  • Format: .mp4 encoded with H.264 codec or .mov
  • HD resolution of 1920 X 1080 preferred
  • Length: 2 minutes maximum
  • Sound quality is important

Student Work Must Be Original

Submissions should be original and completely student-created.

  1. Upon submitting the required items as defined in the competition guidelines (required items) to EAST for this competition, participant hereby grants to EAST a permanent, non-exclusive, irrevocable right and license, free of charge, to (i) use, copy, reproduce, publicly display, edit, revise, perform, and distribute the required items in any format, or otherwise make the required items available to the general public in any format through any medium, including but not limited to making the required items available to users of EAST’s website for downloading; (ii) use the required items, exclusively or together with EAST materials or in connection with EAST’s advertising or promotion; and (iii) use the required items generally in connection with identifying, marketing, and promoting EAST to third parties.
  2. Participant represents and warrants that EAST’s use of the required items shall not violate any law or infringe upon or violate the rights of any individual or entity.

Step 2 - Complete the Application

Complete the application to tell us why you should be on the Leadership Team. We want to know about your EAST experience and what qualifies you for this position. On the application, you will also upload the zipped file detailed in Step 3.

Step 3 - Upload / Link to Production Content and Forms

Combine all of the following files into one (1) Zipped File with a 1 GB (1048576 KB) max file size. Be sure to review the requirements in Step 1. For instructions on how to zip a file, please click here for Windows instructions or here for Mac instructions.

Step 4 - Submit

When the application is complete, click the “Submit” button. When your submission is complete the page will change and state that the submission has been received. Once you see this page, you will not be able to make any changes. Following your submission, an email confirmation will be sent to you and EAST staff. If you do not receive an email, you should assume there was an error, and your submission was not complete. Our recommendation is to go back to Jotform and complete the form again. If you still receive an error, please email events@eaststaff.org, or contact events team directly.

Step 5 - Have Your Facilitator Complete the Facilitator Nomination

The nomination is to be completed by your current facilitator. Please submit one unique application per student nominee.