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Online Harassment Internship

Organizational Background

Hollaback! is an international movement to end street harassment using digital and mobile technology. Hollaback! is working on building a new platform, HeartMob, to address the problem of online harassment.

Primary Responsibilities

Hollaback! is seeking a Program Intern who will assist in building the resources for our new program, HeartMob. The intern will be reporting to the Deputy Director.

Program duties:

  • Assist with research on the issue of online harassment, including production of a literature review on current trends on online harassment.
  • Work with staff on creating new resources for the HeartMob platform.
  • Find content for the HeartMob Facebook page and Twitter.
  • Assist Executive Director and Chief Tech Developer with preparations for the early access launch.
  • Participate in organization brainstorms and meetings.
  • Provide administrative 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 September – December 2015 and the estimated time commitment will be 16-24 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 accepting resumes with cover letters until August 31st. Please send to [email protected] Candidates will be interviewed in the coming weeks and the start date is early September.

 

Development and Program Internship

Organizational Background

Hollaback! is an international movement to end street harassment using digital and mobile technology.

Primary Responsibilities

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

Program duties:

  • Assist with our outreach to NYC Public Middle Schools and High Schools
  • Familiarize yourself with existing street harassment literature
  • Edit/revise versions of Hollaback! guides/reports

Development duties:

  • Assist with our end of year campaign
  • 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 September to December 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 accepting resumes with cover letters until August 31st. Please send to [email protected] Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the start date is mid-September.

 

Staff Openings

Full-time Program and Administrative Assistant

Hollaback! is an international movement working to end sexual harassment in public spaces, with a focus on street harassment and online harassment of women and LGBTQ individuals.

We are powered by a global activist network that stretches from New York City to the Bahamas, and from London to Mumbai. Our local activists use mobile and web-based technology to gather data on where, when, and how sexual harassment is taking place in public space. We work together on a global scale to ignite a public conversation surrounding street harassment and to create strategies that will ensure equal access to public space for all. We are also undergoing an expansion to address the urgent issue of online harassment through our newest initiative HeartMob.

Hollaback! has expanded rapidly over the past ten years and we are looking for a dynamic Program and Administrative Assistant to join our Executive Director, Deputy Director and Program Associate in our Brooklyn office.

This role will spend approximately 50% of their time doing administrative work, 30% of their time doing communications, and 20% of their time organizing locally in New York City. The job will entail the following:

Admin:

  • Scheduling. Prioritize and schedule meetings and phone calls for executive and deputy director. Book flights and hotels during travel opportunities. Do background research to ensure executive director is fully prepared for meetings.
  • Respond to general inquires to organization. Maintain the organization’s general email inbox and respond to general inquiries. Handling mail: pick up/drop off/mass mailings coordination.
  • Development assistance. Assist staff with managing donor information using the Salesforce Database. Copy edit written materials as needed. Coordinate printing of Hollaback! publications/literature.
  • Office Management. Order, organize, and manage office supplies.  Ensure phones and internet are working properly. Ensure that main table and kitchen area is cleaned off before the end of every day.  Take out trash, sweep, water plants, and clean silverware and cups as needed.
  • Financial administrative assistance. Support the Deputy Director in the maintenance of all financial and grant files, including petty cash, collection of receipts, etc.

Communications:

  • Communications strategy and management. Collaborate with 1-2 communications interns, who are responsible for social media, reporting out site leader outcomes through our weekly report, “A Week in Our Shoes,” and approving stories of street harassment on ihollaback.org. Manage press inquiries and write press releases as needed.

Program:

  • Legislative Relationships. Work with the executive director to establish annual legislative strategy and work with the intern who executes the strategy.
  • Event planning. Plan and execute our local NYC rally during International Anti-Street Harassment Week, and our group march at NYC’s PRIDE parade.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor, Debjani Roy.

Requirements:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree with 1-3 years work experience;
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results driven, motivated by project coordination and deadlines;
  • Excellent office administrative and management skills;
  • Past experience in event planning and coordination;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others;
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with aggressive growth plans;
  • Must have a genuine passion for ending sexual harassment and and investment in seeing more women and LGBTQ leaders in the world;
  • Eager to take on challenges with a sense of humor;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe programs.

Hollaback! is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please email a PDF resume to [email protected] (as an attachment) and include the cover letter in the body of the email by August 7th. The cover letter should describe why you feel you are a fit for this position and include salary history for the past five years. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls please.

 

HeartMob Program Coordinator Job Description

Hollaback! is an international movement working to end sexual harassment in public spaces, with a focus on street harassment and online harassment of women and LGBTQ individuals.

Hollaback! has expanded rapidly over the past ten years, and we are now expanding to address the issue of online harassment through our newest initiative HeartMob. HeartMob is a platform that provides real-time support to individuals experiencing online harassment and empowers bystanders to act. Although still in its pilot phase, HeartMob has successfully raised its seed capital, and received an endorsement from the New York Times.  We were also named “Killer Start-Up of the Day,” and we’ve had articles in Fast Company, Washington Post, Cosmo, HuffPo, Refinery29, and PolicyMic.

The HeartMob Program Coordinator position will be intrinsic to the success of this very exciting expansion, and will join our Executive Director, Deputy Director, Program Associate, and soon to be hired Program Assistant in our Brooklyn office.

This role will require an entrepreneurial spirit that combines a strong work ethic, a solutions-driven ethos, a comfort with taking risks, passion for this project, and critical attention to detail. This person must have previous experience bringing projects to scale and strong public communications skills.

The job will include the following:

    • Project management. Insure the team is hitting key milestones through our launch and development, and facilitate inter-team communication.
    • Communications strategy and management. Develop and iterate communications strategy and plan — which will include engaging HeartMob community through regular email updates, social media, and press — among other strategies. Manage 1-2 interns responsible for implementation of the plan and moderation of stories and messages of support to survivors.
    • Partnership development and management. Insure we have the appropriate partnerships in place to ensure HeartMob’s long term success, and the success of the movement at large.
    • Explore and test earned income revenue streams, as identified by Executive Director and Management Consultant.
    • Oversee legal projects and implement guidance as needed.
    • Evaluation. Provide necessary support to evaluator to ensure successful implementation of our evaluation plan. Report out on key indicators to the project team monthly.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years work experience;
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results driven, motivated by project management and deadlines;
  • Strong familiarity with monitoring and developing a new program;
  • The ability to think strategically and creatively;
  • Quick-thinker: can synthesize a lot of information into take-aways and next steps;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others;
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with aggressive growth plans;
  • Must have a genuine passion for ending sexual harassment and and investment in seeing more women and LGBTQ leaders in the world;
  • Eager to take on challenges with a sense of humor;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe programs.          

Hollaback! is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please email a PDF resume to [email protected] (as an attachment) and include the cover letter in the body of the email by August 7th. The cover letter should describe why you feel you are a fit for this position and include salary history for the past five years. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls please.

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