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Benjamin Knight

Position: National Operations Manager

Benjamin Knight joins the BUILD team with years of experience working in nonprofits and academic day settings. As former Associate Executive Director for After-School All-Stars NYC, Benjamin oversaw the New York portfolio of schools and managed the HR and Operation functions of the chapter. He is excited to join the BUILD team to continue using his skill sets with the development and talent teams. He strongly believes that the culture of an organization always reflects its leadership and is excited to help support finding top talent to join the BUILD team. Benjamin enjoys travel, and music and is often curating experiences for friends. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Detroit-Mercy.

VIDEO PREPARATION GUIDELINES

HOW TO RECORD

1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right

PRESENTATION TIPS.

- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

Follow positioning format Above

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