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Internship positions open for Fall 2014 – Rolling Applications

Development and Programs Internship

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 in researching material for our pilot program in NYC Public Middle Schools and High Schools
  • 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
  • Assist with end of year campaign
  • Assist with editing Annual Report
  • Help organize an on-line auction
  • 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 2014 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 debjani@ihollaback.org. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the start date is immediate.

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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 September to December 2014 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 debjani@ihollaback.org. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the start date is immediate.

 

 

 

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