Communications & Social Media
Vital Voices is seeking a talented Online Communications Intern for Fall 2011 (September — December). Internships are based in Washington, D.C., and require a minimum commitment of 15 hours per week. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning hours preferred. Start and end dates are flexible.
Interns will work closely with the Media Relations and Online Communications departments, supporting broad communications needs. Responsibilities will include: media tracking and list-building; contributing to blog, e-newsletter and other online communications projects; research and drafting new content, as necessary; organizing and archiving media content; other tasks as required.
Interns are encouraged to attend workshops, lectures and other staff development events in the D.C. area. Vital Voices is unable to offer financial support for interns; however, interns may receive academic credit for their internship with the cooperation from their university.
Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program or recent university graduate
Interest in global women’s development and advocacy
Excellent writing and editing skills
Strong computer literacy and familiarity with new media (social networking, blogging, etc.)
Detail-oriented, self-motivated and creative
Able to work independently and as a team member
Send letter of interest, resume and writing sample no longer than two pages to Katie Stanton at email@example.com by September 16, 2011. Please specify dates and times of availability and use “Communications Internship” as the subject of your email. Only complete applications will be reviewed. No phone calls, please.