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Legislative Advocacy and Movement Building Internship

HeartMob Program Internship

Communications Internship

Development and Program Internship


Legislative Advocacy and Movement Building Intern

Organizational Background

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

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 2016 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]. The deadline for submission is January 4th, and the start date is mid January or sooner.

 

HeartMob Program Internship

Organizational Background

Hollaback! is an international movement to end harassment in public spaces, 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 helping build the resources for our new program, HeartMob, through a learn by doing process. The intern will be reporting to the Deputy Director and 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 Executive Director and Chief Tech Developer with preparations for the beta 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 January – May 2016 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 currently accepting resumes with cover letters. Please send to [email protected]. The deadline for submission is January 4th, and the start date is mid January or sooner.

 

Communications Internship

Organizational Background

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

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 Executive 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 January to May 2016 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]. The deadline for submission is January 4th, and the start date is mid January or sooner.
 


Development and Program Internship

Organizational Background

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

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with 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 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 our April fundraising campaign

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 2016 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]. The deadline for submission is January 4th, and the start date is mid January or sooner.

 

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