Digital Campaigns and Communications Intern at Win Without War

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Employer: Win Without War

Expires: 08/01/2020

Who We AreWin Without War is a diverse network of activists and organizations working for a more peaceful, progressive U.S. foreign policy.We believe that by democratizing U.S. foreign policy and providing progressive alternatives, we can achieve more peaceful, just, and common sense policies that ensure that all people — regardless of race, nationality, gender, religion, or economic status — can find and take advantage of opportunity equally and feel secure.The Win Without War network is composed of organizations representing a diverse and inclusive movement to radically shift United States foreign policy away from a violence-first approach. We want our team to include leaders who recognize the communities and movements our policies impact and reflect the diversity of the United States. Communities disproportionately harmed by the militaristic nationalism driving U.S. foreign policy and underrepresented in the broader field of foreign policy – including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, immigrants, refugees, Muslims, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates – are strongly encouraged to apply. We can’t wait to hear from you!The ideal candidates for any internship with Win Without War will:Have a passionate commitment to progressive values and to a U.S. foreign policy rooted in those values.Have the ability to work independently when necessary and execute multiple simultaneous tasks on tight deadlines.Have the ability to accept constructive feedback in meaningful, productive ways.Be excited about working with a fast-paced, small team in an activist environment. Be heart-driven, positive, collaborative, fun, and kind – and want to be part of a team and network that feels that way too.Full-time WWW interns will receive a stipend of $1000 per month to help cover some of the expenses incurred during their internship. Please note that all Fall 2020 internships will be remote.DescriptionThe Digital Campaigns and Communications Intern will provide direct support for our Digital and Development programs as we strive to keep our members, donors, partners, allies, media, and other stakeholders engaged and informed across multiple digital and media platforms about our campaigns and resources. In addition to regular responsibilities within these programmatic areas, there will also be expectations and opportunities for the Intern to assist with cross-programmatic work and needs as they arise (i.e. with our operations work and Policy and Advocacy Programs).DutiesAssisting with the planning and execution of creative digital action campaigns, escalations, and coalition work, including live-tweeting, and development of educational resources and digital toolkitsConducting research on campaign targets, asks, and content Tracking social media, email, traditional media, and website analytics as neededSupporting content drafting, editing, and QC (grassroots campaign emails, social posts, op-eds, press releases, messaging guides, and newsletters)Supporting content publication and maintenance of social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter) on a daily basisCreating simple graphics, researching and developing infographics, and supporting audio or video content creation when neededProviding heavy support for the donor development and cultivation program by drafting weekly reports, logging offline donations, completing regular data imports, and handling mailingsCreating and distributing internal daily news roundups based on legislative and news developments across core work issue areasDaily monitoring of the Win Without War organizational email account.Supporting staff with other programmatic work as necessary QualificationsInterest in a broad set of progressive foreign policy issues, key political actors, and movement partners (global security, climate change, international development, human rights, migration, public health, etc.)Interest in/knowledge of digital communications strategies and technologies, particularly for grassroots audiences and the mediaInterest in donor cultivation and donor database managementImpeccable communication, proofreading skills, and attention to detailAbility to work quickly, yet accurately, under tight deadlinesComfortable taking initiative and working independentlyExcellent writing skills with a strong sense of toneProficiency with social media management across Facebook, Instagram, and TwitterExperience with one or more of the following isn’t required, but is a plus:Knowledge of HTML, CSS, or SQLWeb design and content management, particularly with WordPressGraphic design and video editing using Adobe, Canva, or PiktochartGoogle, Twitter, or Facebook AnalyticsBloomerang and/or ActionKit CRMsPublishing written contentTo apply, please submit your application materials at the bottom of the webpage. Application materials should include:- A cover letter (please include your desired start date, end date, and weekly schedule)- Your resume- If currently or recently enrolled in school, an unofficial copy of your transcript – A list of 2-3 references (please include their name, relationship to you, and contact information) – A short (3-5 pages) writing sample on a relevant foreign policy or progressive moment topic if possible. Non-academic strongly preferred, excerpt from a longer piece is fine.