Social Media, Fundraising and PR Internship (Summer 2017)

Employer
World Service Authority
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 06, 2017
Closes
Mar 30, 2017
Hours
Full Time

Undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in using their social media and communications skills to promote human rights and world citizenship are encouraged to apply for this 3 to 6 month, 15-20 (or more) hours per week internship (hours are flexible). Interns will: 1) use social media to advance the goals of the organization; 2) contact individuals and organizations to seek funding for and partnerships with the organization; 3) research grant and PR opportunities; 4) draft and submit grant proposals; 5) contact individuals and organizations to promote the goals and principles of the organization; 6) use Internet and desktop publishing tools to provide information, improve documentation, create brochures, publications and flyers, and promote the organization; 7) update website content and develop new websites; 8) initiate new outreach and networking projects; 9) respond to public requests for information about the organization; 10) research opportunities to meet with the public in various peace, human rights, environment, etc. conventions, meetings, panels and other forums.

Qualifications: Excellent communication skills required and multi-lingual applicants (especially French speakers) are preferred. Ability to write to and communicate with individuals and organizations persuasively, courteously, empathetically, concisely and efficiently. An interest or activism in peace, law and global politics is helpful.