Job Title: Media Intern

Supervisor: Communications Coordinator

Start Date: We are hiring for the fall semester with a flexible start date. Semester and year-long internships are available.

Job summary: Better Future Project is seeking a detail-oriented and highly organized individual looking to build professional-level skills in social media, traditional media outreach, website maintenance, and/or digital email communication while making a difference at a small but mighty grassroots climate organization. This internship is a unique opportunity to gain real-world experience in media and digital communications. Successful applicants will receive hands-on training and mentoring from our Communications Coordinator

Compensation: We are unable to offer internal funding for this internship. However, if you attend a community college in Massachusetts, funding for a paid internship is available through an external program, which we can help you arrange. If you are a student at a school that offers funding or credit for internships, we are happy to coordinate with your school.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong writing skills

  • Desire to build professional-level proficiencies in advocacy communications

  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Access to transportation to our office in Cambridge, MA

Skills you’ll gain (some or all):

  • Updating websites (we use NationBuilder)

  • Creating content for Twitter and Facebook and monitoring metrics

  • Preparing media materials and pitching local, regional and national reporters

  • Helping to curate a weekly newsletter

  • Photo and video documentation of rallies, marches and other events

To Apply: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Please send a resume and cover letter describing your interest, qualifications, and how you learned of the position to katherine@betterfutureproject.org with the subject line ‘Communications Internship.’

Better Future Project is an equal opportunity employer. We are an organization working to actively challenge systems of oppression. Women, people of color, indigenous people, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, military veterans, and members of other historically disenfranchised groups are encouraged to apply.


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