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Program and Communications Coordinator 

 

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.

The Program and Communications Coordinator will be intrinsic to the success of Hollaback!’s planned expansion, and will join our Executive Director, Deputy Director, Program and Development Officer, 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 communications skills.

 

The job will include the following:

    • Product Management.  Oversee our HeartMob platform, Hollaback! App, and Hollaback! Website and use data collected from customer interview, usability studies, focus groups, and user surveys to make recommendations on how to iterate the design of these products to be most responsive to our users.
    • Communications strategy and management. Develop, iterate, and execute organization-wide communications strategy and plan — including our email, social media, and press. Manage 1-2 interns responsible for implementation of the plan and moderation of stories.
    • Project management. Develop comprehensive projects plans for the initiatives that you will manage, ensure the team hits key milestones, and facilitate inter-team communication.
    • Partnership development and management. Ensure we have the appropriate partnerships in place for the success of the movement at large, and that we are communicating with them regularly.
    • Evaluation. Report out on key indicators to the project team monthly.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Skills Based Requirements (you must have at least 80% of the following):

  • A bachelor’s degree;
  • 3-5 years of voluntary and professional experience in communications work, including expertise in content creation and editing (eg. images, video, editorial) for social media to promote issues;
  • 3-5 years of professional project and program management experience;
  • 2-3 years of marketing experience;
  • Experience with HTML;
  • Graphic design and video editing experience;
  • Customer relationship management experience;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Gmail, Google Docs, etc.

 

General Requirements

  • Motivation to contribute to a fast-paced, startup environment with aggressive growth plans;
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results driven, motivated by project coordination and deadlines;
  • Flexibility around job tasks;
  • Quick-thinker who can synthesize a lot of information into take-aways and next steps;
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively;
  • Willingness to problem solve and take on challenges;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others;
  • Genuine passion for ending gender based harassment and an investment in seeing more women and LGBTQ leaders in the world.        

 

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. The cover letter should include, but is not limited, to answering the following questions:

 

1) How does your experience align with the list of skills based requirements?; 2) Tell us about one of the most impactful communications projects you worked on; and 3) Talk about a time when you identified something as wrong/broken/unjust in life, at school or at work, and what steps you took to change it.

 

Deadline for applications is August 15, 2016

 

Please include salary history for the past five years. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls please.
 

HeartMob Program Internship

Hollaback! is seeking a Program Intern who will assist in helping build the resources, provide moderation and handle social media for our program, HeartMob, through a learn by doing process. The intern will be reporting to the HeartMob Program Coordinator.

Program duties:
    • Assist with research on the issue of online harassment and 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 with moderation of cases on the platform.
    • 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, 2016, and the estimated time commitment will be 16-20 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] by August 19th. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the start date is mid-September.
 

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
    • Coordinate our existing press archive
    • Draft our Week in our Shoes updates for our web-site on Hollaback! and site activity
    • 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 – December 2016 and the estimated time commitment will be 16-20 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] by August 19th. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the start date is mid-September.
 

Development and Program 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 Development Officer and the Deputy Director.

Program duties:
    • Assist with creation of program materials addressing LGBTQ identities and street harassment.
    • Assist with our school outreach program.
    • Build upon our existing list of resources on street harassment.
    • Edit/revise versions of Hollaback! guides/reports.

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.
    • Assist with creation of our annual report.

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 2016 and the estimated time commitment will be 16-20 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] by May 1st. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the start date is mid-September.