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Communications ​& ​Social ​Media ​Intern

Deadline:

Location: ​Washington, USA

Organization: Women ​Thrive ​Alliance

Women ​Thrive ​Alliance ​is ​a ​global ​feminist ​advocacy ​network ​with ​one ​goal: ​make ​gender ​equality ​a ​reality.We ​believe ​that ​gender ​equality ​can ​only ​be ​achieved ​through ​a ​grassroots-led, ​bottom-up ​approach ​to development ​that ​is ​centered ​on ​those ​most ​marginalized ​by ​patriarchy.

Women ​Thrive ​Alliance ​seeks ​a ​Communications ​& ​Social ​Media ​Intern ​to ​assist ​with including but not limited to: ​social ​media posting ​(content ​and ​graphics), ​writing ​and ​editing ​blog ​posts, ​website ​maintenance, ​event ​support, ​media outreach, video production, ​and ​administrative ​tasks.

The ​Communications ​and ​Social ​Media ​Intern ​will ​report ​directly ​to ​the ​Senior ​Communications ​Manager. This ​position ​is ​unpaid ​and ​is ​located Washington, D.C. A minimum of 24 hours per week is expected.

DESCRIPTION OF TASKS

The ​Communications ​and ​Social ​Media ​Intern ​will ​support ​the ​Senior ​Communications ​Manager ​by ensuring ​Women ​Thrive’s ​external ​communications ​are ​on ​brand ​and ​engaging ​for ​a ​variety ​of ​audiences.

The ​Intern’s ​tasks ​and ​responsibilities ​include:

  • Assist ​in ​the ​maintenance ​and ​managing ​of ​Women ​Thrive ​social ​media ​accounts: ​Twitter,
    Facebook, ​and ​Instagram

  • Help ​draft ​content ​and ​graphics ​to ​engage ​followers ​and ​supporters ​through ​social ​media ​platforms, including ​Twitter ​chats ​and ​campaigns

  • Provide ​website ​assistance, ​routine ​content ​and ​photo updating

  • Research ​and ​write ​blogs and updates

  • Utilize ​the ​Alliance ​online ​platform ​to ​interact ​with ​Women ​Thrive’s ​Alliance ​members

  • Maintain ​media ​and ​social ​media ​mentions ​lists; ​organize ​publications ​and ​video ​materials

  • Create branded videos for social media, events, and the website

  • Assist ​in ​maintaining ​quote/story ​bank ​related ​to ​members’ ​communications ​needs, ​priorities, ​and participation

  • Help with the drafting of monthly newsletters, email blasts, and over list maintenance

  • Assist in media outreach and maintaining up-to-date medi contact lists

  • Other ​communications ​support ​as ​needed, ​including ​administrative ​assistance

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Strong ​commitment ​to ​and ​knowledge ​of ​women’s ​rights, ​gender ​equality, ​and ​global ​development

  • Ability ​to ​take ​initiative ​and ​work ​independently, ​as ​well ​as ​in ​a ​team ​setting

  • Strong ​familiarity ​with ​monitoring ​and ​developing ​social ​media ​content ​(Facebook, ​Twitter,
    Instagram)

  • Great ​computer ​skills, ​particularly ​with ​Google ​Suite ​and Mac

  • Experience ​working ​with ​website, ​WordPress ​and ​coding ​a ​plus

  • Familiarity ​with ​Photoshop, ​Piktochart, ​or ​other ​graphic ​design ​tools ​is ​a ​plus

  • Strong ​verbal, ​written, ​and ​intercultural ​communication ​skills

  • Must ​be ​fluent ​in ​English, ​comfortable ​speaking ​and ​writing ​French ​is ​a ​plus.

  • Collaborative ​work ​style, ​superior ​organizational ​skills, ​detail-oriented, ​ability ​to ​multitask
    efficiently, ​motivated ​by ​project ​management ​and ​deadlines

How to apply:

Please ​send ​Devon ​O’Reilly ​at ​doreilly@womenthrive.org ​the ​following ​items ​by May 30, 2018:

  • A ​copy ​of ​your ​resume,

  • A ​statement ​of ​interest,

  • A ​writing ​sample,

  • Contact ​information ​for ​two ​professional ​references.

Please ​be ​sure ​to ​write ​“Internship ​– ​Communications ​and ​Social ​Media” ​in ​the ​subject ​line.

Only ​those ​selected ​for ​interviews ​will ​be ​contacted. ​Phone ​and ​in-person ​interviews ​will ​be ​conducted ​on ​a ​rolling ​basis ​during ​January and February.

This ​internship ​is ​unpaid ​and ​located ​in ​Washington, ​D.C. ​A minimum of 24 ​hours ​per ​week ​is ​expected.

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