Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Paid Internship with NASTAD

Job Summary 
The Intern, Communications supports NASTAD’s Communications team in all internal and external communications activities. Tasks may include, but aren’t limited to, updating websites, writing copy online and offline platforms, scheduling social media, building eblasts, graphic design, video editing, assisting with project management, and document design and layout. 

Essential Duties 

  • Support the Communications team in keeping the organization’s web-based platforms (e.g. websites, blogs, and social media) up to date
  • Assist in the design and formatting of NASTAD products (online and print) and contribute to writing projects such as op-eds and blog posts
  • Assist digital lead with optimizing content and engaging audiences strategically for NASTAD’s online platforms
  • Follow trends and news on emerging technologies and social metrics as needed for internal review
  • Assist with project management, including scheduling meetings, creating agendas, taking notes during calls, and keeping track of deadlines 
Qualifications Experience/Education 
  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an accredited bachelor or master degree program, working towards degrees in communications, journalism, marketing, or a related field; or any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position
  • One year of intern or professional communications or marketing experience 
Minimum Competencies,Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities 
  • Solid project management, research, writing, editing, and communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to take on multiple projects at once
  • Basic understanding of social media and online content practices, including an understanding of audience behaviors by channel and platform
  • Basic personal and professional experience in creating content for online communities
  • Ability to adapt to shifting and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment 
Additional Competencies, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities 
  • Knowledge of document design and experience using Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite,
  • and/or Canva to create web-ready content a plus
  • Experience with content management systems (e.g. Drupal), email marketing tools (e.g.Mailchimp), social media management tools (e.g. Sprout Social), and basic knowledge of HTML and CSS a plus
  • Experience with video editing software such as iMovie a plus 
Additional Information Environment and Scheduling 
  • Able to commit to at least 15-20 hours per week
  • Intern will be paid $15/hr
  • We will work with candidates to recieve college credit(s) where applicable
  • To Apply, use form to submit a resume and cover letter. The cover letter should address: 
  • What experience do you hope to gain from your time with NASTAD
  • What unique talent would you bring to the team
  • Your interest in working with a national HIV and Hepatitis public health organization
  • Your interest working with and/or an understanding of communities impacted by HIV and Viral Hepatitis, such as people of color, men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender communities

  • Apply here.