Graphic Design and Social Media Intern

Employer
American Humanist Association
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 09, 2017
Closes
Aug 18, 2017
Hours
Full Time

The American Humanist Association (AHA) is currently accepting applications for an internship position within our graphic design and social media departments for students, recent grads, and volunteers in the Washington, DC area. Interns will develop a more comprehensive understanding of how a progressive, national nonprofit organization works, while gaining valuable skills for the future.

An internship at the AHA will provide an opportunity to support the organization's current work: advancing humanist values and progressive issue advocacy, focusing on church-state separation, civil liberties, reproductive freedom, human rights, and equality.

Suggested start date: May 15, 2017

Hours: 16-20 per week, preferably Monday/Wednesday/Friday (but can be flexible)

Responsibilities:

• Work with the graphics and social media teams to develop, design, and produce graphics and promotional materials for our online presence including infographics, memes, and advertisements. • Stay up-to-date on current design trends for both print and online media. • Provide design assistance to lead designer as needed. • Monitor and schedule social media postings as needed.

Qualifications:

• Major or degree in Marketing, Graphic Design or related field • Expert knowledge in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator; knowledge of video and/or animation software is a plus • Comfortable utilizing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Snapchat • Basic copy editing skills • Enthusiasm for design, meticulous attention to detail and willingness to learn and take on new challenges • Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working • Organized, self-motivated, and reliable, and have an interest in humanism and progressive issues.