WhyHunger Communications Paid Internship Spring 2016
Reporting to the Senior Communications Director, the Communications Intern will gain hands on experience in implementing strategic communications, including online marketing, social media, media relations, writing and editing articles, outreach campaigns and general communications projects.A valued and supported member of the team, the Communications Intern will have real responsibilities and impact, alongside the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of communications in the non-profit setting.
• Assist with planning, execution and evaluation of social media strategy• Draft and edit creative content including articles, graphics and promotional materials for use across various platforms• Assist with the creation and distribution of regular e-newsletters• Assist with planning and outreach activities for spring marketing campaigns and events• Collaborate with program staff to gather stories, images and quotes from our grassroots partners• Assist with managing a photo sharing library• Assist with managing WhyHunger’s blog• Assist member of the team with follow up and general office duties as needed
• Experience in communications, journalism, graphic design or comparable skills• Excellent writing and interpersonal skills• Experience with social media (facebook, twitter, instagram) and storytelling• Strong attention to detail• Basic graphic design skills and ability to learn new technologies• Ability to work on multiple projects and manage time efficiently, flexibility and initiative• A commitment to social justice and an interest in hunger, poverty and food justice• A sense of humor and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team• Website, Constant Contact, Google Analytics and video editing experience a plus
How to apply
Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to email@example.com.Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, please apply early. 21 hours/ 3 days per week;Position pays $9/hr