Studio Fellow

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Leadership Institute

Arlington, VA

Full Time


About the job

The Leadership Institute seeks individuals interested in careers in media or content production to join the studio's team to become a Studio Fellow.

The Studio Fellowship Program will teach and train those interested in how to produce video, podcasts, photographic content, and graphic design. Work will be in coordination with all departments of the Leadership Institute, including campus, events, programs, and external affairs as well as other conservative groups that will benefit from the Studio Fellows work.

The candidate should possess an interest in graphic design and video editing or marketing. They will assist with the daily content needs of both LI and partner organizations. They will help develop social media graphics, marketing materials, presentations, and videos. The position requires becoming familiar with the studio space in the Leadership Institute for the purposes of external rentals and for recording video and podcast content in-house. They will become fluent in the Leadership Institute’s branding language.

Candidates for this position must have a knowledge and understanding of conservative philosophy and possess strong interpersonal skills, excelling in both written and oral communication. This position involves relocation to Virginia and a moderate amount of travel. At the completion of the program, qualified individuals will receive an equipment stipend to purchase necessary gear to help jumpstart their careers.

Interested individuals should apply here and then send a link to their portfolio and cover letter to


Fellows will receive the following.

  • $23,000 salary for six months with the potential to extend to one year
  • at the completion of the program, they will receive 7,000 to purchase equipment.


Position Responsibilities:

-Determine production requirements by reviewing client requirements and considering internal scheduling factors.

-Develop content strategies by examining project objectives and planning, scheduling, and completing design and production requirements.

-Improve creative standards

-Media and production file storage, including backing up all media, creating and maintaining file storage solutions, transferring files to external clients and LI departments

-Travel with the team for live streaming events and taking footage of various LI training

-Attended training to help better develop skills



-Experience shooting and editing video and audio is a plus but not needed

-Ability to master difficult things quickly


-Attention to detail


-Time-management skills

-Communication skills

-Background and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Mainly Photoshop, Lightroom, and Premiere -- After Effects, InDesign, and Illustrator are a plus.)