Feminist Jobs & Internships
|Job Title:||Communications Intern|
|Organization:||Out & Equal Workplace Advocates|
|Description:||Out & Equal Workplace Advocates
Job Title: Communications Intern
Reports to Communications Department
Classification: Part-time, Non-Exempt [Duration is for 4 months]
Out & Equal is the preeminent national
organization devoted to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in the workplace. Headquartered in San Francisco, the organization?s goal is to provide services and programs that promote workplace equality for LGBT individuals, their families, and their allies. Out & Equal?s vision is workplace equality for all inclusive of all sexual orientations, gender identities, expressions, and characteristics. This is a great opportunity to join a team of dedicated professionals who share a commitment and connection to a meaningful mission.
For more information, visit our website at www.outandequal.org. Out & Equal?s mission of LGBT workplace equality presents an unparalleled opportunity for the successful candidate to advance LGBT workplace equality by working with a highly successful organization that is experiencing rapid, yet structured growth.
The Communications Intern will provide support to the Communications Department. Duties include writing content for social media applications, blogs and newsletters, supporting communications needs for the 2012 Out & Equal Workplace Summit, providing general administrative support, and assisting in the maintenance of Communications archives.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Communications Department The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and self-motivated team player with experience in communications. Additional work responsibilities
- Develop, write and publish content for social media applications, including Twitter and Facebook, as well as Out & Equal?s blog, the Business of Change blog, and monthly organizational e-Newsletters
- Assist in the execution of a marketing and publicity plan for Out & Equal?s 2012 Workplace Summit in Baltimore
- Be available to travel to Baltimore, approximately October 26 - November 2
- Help maintain department video and print archives
- Actively participate in team meetings and brainstorming sessions
- Provide administrative support and complete additional tasks and work for the Communications department as needed
Candidates should have knowledge of, comfort with, and interest in creating fair and equitable workplaces for LGBT people.
- Working toward or hold a BA degree in marketing, communications or related field
- Experience developing marketing/communications initiatives
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills
- Strong collaborative, planning and implementation skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle changing deadlines
- Motivated, outgoing self-starter who can implement projects with a minimal amount of supervision
- Knowledge of social networks, including Twitter and Facebook
- Tech savvy ? Awareness of national and global LGBT workplace issues
- Proficiency in Microsoft programs including MSWord, Powerpoint and Excel
- Excellent oral/written/interpersonal communication skills
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS
This internship requires frequent computer use and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Send resume with cover letter and include the position to which you are applying (in subject
line) email@example.com or fax to Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, FAX
(415) 694-6535. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
Persons of color, women, and transgender individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Out and Equal Workplace Advocates is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on any of the following: race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or gender characteristics, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.
|Contact:||Out & Equal Operations|