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Internship positions open for Spring 2015 – Rolling Applications

Communications Intern

Primary Responsibilities

The Hollaback! Communications internship offers an exciting opportunity for an energetic, people-person with a can-do attitude and an eagerness to learn. The intern will assist with media outreach, social media, writing and editing, event support, special projects, research and administrative work. The intern will report to the Deputy Director.

As the Communications Intern, you will do the following:

  • Maintain and develop exciting social media content about ending street harassment for platforms including Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc.
  • Monitor media contacts and build our growing media lists
  • Manage our existing press archive
  • Draft our Week in our Shoes updates for our web-site on Hollaback! and site activity
  • Draft our Month in Numbers emails sent out to supporters
  • Monitor international movement activity by tracking blogposts from each web-site
  • ongoing administrative assistance as needed

Qualifications:

  • A current student or recent graduate with a strong commitment to Hollaback!’s mission
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results driven and motivated by project management and deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong familiarity with monitoring and developing social media content
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe programs
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Quick-thinker – can boil a great amount of information into take-aways and next steps
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with aggressive growth plans
  • Eager to take on challenges with a sense of humor
  • Flexibility with work tasks

The internship will run from January to April 2015 and the estimated time commitment will be 15-20 hours per week. We offer a $250 stipend per month to cover travel. The candidate will work from our office in Downtown Brooklyn.

If you are interested, we are currently accepting resumes with cover letters. Please send to [email protected]. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the start date is in early January.

Development and Programs Intern

Primary Responsibilities

Hollaback! is seeking a Development and Research Intern who will assist in both development efforts as well as building the body and scope of research that exists on the issue of street harassment. The intern will be reporting to the Deputy Director.

Research duties:

  • Research and collate a comprehensive list of resources in the NYC area for referrals for those who have experienced street harassment
  • Assist in researching material for guides for employers, schools, law enforcement and other institutions in addressing street harassment
  • Familiarize yourself with existing street harassment literature
  • Build upon our existing list of resources/bibliography on street harassment
  • Edit/revise versions of the guides/reports that Hollaback! will be writing

Development duties:

  • Assist with donor cultivation and messaging via fundraising databases
  • Research a variety of marketing and communications opportunities
  • Participate in organization brainstorms and meetings
  • Provide administrative and event support as needed

Qualifications:

  • A current student or recent graduate with a strong commitment to Hollaback!’s mission
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results driven and motivated by project management and deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong familiarity with monitoring and developing social media content
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe programs
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Quick-thinker: can boil a great amount of information into take-aways and next steps
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with aggressive growth plans
  • Eager to take on challenges with a sense of humor
  • Flexibility with work tasks

The internship will run from January to May 2015 and the estimated time commitment will be 15-20 hours per week. We offer a $250 stipend per month to cover travel. The candidate will work from our office in Downtown Brooklyn.

If you are interested, we are currently accepting resumes with cover letters. Please send to [email protected]. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the start date is in early January.

Legislative and Movement Building Intern 

Primary Responsibilities

Hollaback! is seeking a Legislative Advocacy and Movement Building Intern who will assist in both legislative advocacy efforts on ending street harassment as well as helping build our growing number of sites internationally. The intern will report to both the Executive Director and the Deputy Director.

Site Launches:

  • help build international movement to end street harassment
  • correspond with international site leaders
  • assist with technical assistance calls with international sites
  • write/review press releases for distribution
  • other site launch support as needed, which will include administrative work

Legislative Advocacy:

  • Develop legislative letters addressing the issue of street harassment city-wide
  • map incidents of street harassment according to district
  • disseminate district specific maps to bring the issue to the fore
  • create advocacy packs for legislators, introducing our groundbreaking work
  • participate in public hearings, legislative briefings and meetings with legislators alongside Executive Director, Emily May
  • coordinate meeting and call schedules with legislators
  • other legislative advocacy support as need, which will include administrative work

Qualifications:

  • A current student or recent graduate with a strong commitment to Hollaback!’s mission
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results driven and motivated by project management and deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong familiarity with monitoring and developing social media content
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe programs
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Quick-thinker: can boil a great amount of information into take-aways and next steps
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with aggressive growth plans
  • Eager to take on challenges with a sense of humor
  • Flexibility with work tasks

The internship will run from January to May 2015 and the estimated time commitment will be 15-20 hours per week. We offer a $250 stipend per month to cover travel. The candidate will work from our office in Downtown Brooklyn.

If you are interested, we are currently accepting resumes with cover letters. Please send to [email protected]. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the start date is in early January.

 

 

 

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