Video Intern

Yakkety Yak is pleased to invite qualified candidates to apply to join our team.

Video Intern

Are you a curious, hard-working video lover who wants to expand your skill set and gain real-world professional experience? The Video Intern at Yakkety Yak will support our video team in creating impactful marketing videos for a variety of platforms. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent or upcoming graduate to be immersed in a high-speed, creative marketing agency environment and learn from and collaborate with a talented team of video professionals. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, creative team player with a “no job is too big or too small” mentality, who is eager to learn in a high-speed, creative agency environment.

You’ll be ready and willing to jump in wherever you can to assist with production and post-production for short and long-form marketing content for a variety of digital and social marketing platforms including organic web uses, social media, virtual events, and paid ads. This person shows up prepared to ask questions, take initiative, and work collaboratively with teammates to help produce amazing start to finish work while staying poised and positive along the way.

What You'll Do

In this role, you will contribute in the following areas:


  • Assist producers with pre-production coordination, including call sheet creation and vendor logistics.
  • Make pickups/dropoffs for equipment, hard drives, etc
  • Support producers on set at our offices or on location in the Chicagoland area.
  • Have the ability to lift and carry equipment up to 50lbs.
  • Assist producers in capturing remote, virtually-recorded content and on client calls. 
  • Help producers organize/maintain in-house camera, lighting and audio gear.


  • Work with producers to help manage post-production workflow, including project accounting, data entry and wrap book creation.
  • Assist our editors with post-production in Adobe Premiere
    • Ingest, organize and select content in preparation for edit
    • Send interview files to transcript
    • Research stock footage and music options for editors.
  • File Management
    • Ensure data is transferred to Open Projects drive and archived at the end of each project
    • Organize client folders on Google Drive
    • Help set up freelance editors with project structure

What You Bring

Our expectations for the candidate include:

  • You are recently graduated or currently majoring in Film and Video, or have entry-level experience in video production.
  • You are excited about digital video production and are interested in learning more about how a full-service marketing agency operates.
  • Willingness to embrace hybrid work model, working independently at home as well as collaborating in office with video team one day per week.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. 
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and Google Drive preferred. 
  • Access to a reliable vehicle a plus.

Submit Your Application

Think you might be a good fit for our team? We'd love to meet you.

To officially submit an application, please follow the following steps:
  • Upload a copy of your resume
  • Include a cover letter outlining 3 reasons why you are a good fit for our team
  • Submit a link to sample work or professional website

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Healthcare benefits, including medical, dental, vision–and pet insurance! Staying happy and healthy is a top priority.

Unlimited PTO

We work hard and deliver for our clients, but we also have families and lives outside the office. #SharpentheSaw

Flexible Hours

We get that doctors visits, childcare, mental health and personal matters need space in the workday, too.

Parental Leave

Market-leading parental leave policy. Who says you can’t grow your family while growing an agency.

Savings Plan

Plan for your future with our 401-K program with employer match.

West Loop

Loft-style office steps from Union Station, multiple CTA stops, and all that West Loop has to offer.

Our Commitment to DEI

Yakkety Yak is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Yakkety Yak recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

About Yakkety Yak

Yakkety Yak is a full-service digital agency in growth mode. We fuse strategy and content production to craft high-impact stories for brands and businesses that care about doing good. Our full-service marketing team expertly combines multi-channel digital marketing to ignite empathy and inspire action. Curious, motivated, and inspired, we are building an environment where we can thrive together.