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Communications and Advocacy Intern

Date limite: Jusqu'à ce que le poste soit pourvu

Lieu: Bethesda, MD, USA

Organisation: Women's Learning Partnership

WLP is seeking a motivated communications intern to join our WLP office in Bethesda, Maryland to advance our advocacy and web-based communications projects. The position is part-time, 15-30 hours per week. We are looking to fill this position by January 22.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and populate content on WLP’s website using the Drupal 8 platform, including articles, landing pages, partner and people profiles, events, digital resources etc.; review and edit new and existing content; assist with content migration and other tasks as needed.
  • Assist with the development of the WLP President’s website using the Word Press platform and archival materials
  • Assist in creating and editing WLP’s written and multimedia content including newsletters, images and videos, event announcements, social media messaging, etc.
  • Assist with planning, promoting, and developing content for WLP advocacy initiatives.
  • Assist with other research and communications tasks as needed, such as reporting and supporting communications and logistics for WLP events and meetings
  • Assist in digitizing files and records related to the global women’s movement.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to women’s empowerment.
  • Undergraduate degree in English, comparative literature, creative writing, journalism or other related field.
  • Minimum 1 year professional experience in a communications role, preferably in the non-profit sector.
  • Fluency with contemporary and cutting-edge messaging, design, and branding best practices and technologies, particularly in the online space. Ability to think strategically about communications in relation to organizational goals.
  • Must be self-motivated, able to take direction and provide input, and thrive in small team environment
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to produce strong, compelling written and visual content.
  • English language fluency. Excellent writing and editing skills. Ability to communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Fluency in using social media technologies such as Facebook and Twitter for organizing or advocacy. Interest in exploring emerging technologies.

Preferred Skills:

  • Completed or working toward an accredited graduate degree in a related field (women’s studies, international relations, journalism, media and communications, etc.).
  • Intermediate to advanced fluency in French strongly preferred. Professional working knowledge of Arabic or Russian highly desirable.
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Premier or similar graphic/video design tools.
  • Experience with content management systems and web content creation in Drupal or WordPress.
  • Experience with project management and coordination.
  • Familiarity with the politics, history, and cultures in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East.
  • Experience living, working, or volunteering internationally.

Applicant must have permission to work in the US, if not a US citizen or permanent resident. WLP is unable to sponsor work permits. Applicant must not now nor in the future require employer sponsorship for employment authorization (i.e. H-1B).

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Comment postuler:

Please submit your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and a list of three references to: jobs@learningpartnership.org with the subject line “Paid Internship: Spring Communications Intern”

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