Advocates for Youth is dedicated to creating programs and promoting policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health. Advocates for Youth relies on dedicated staff to accomplish its mission. Below are current job and internship openings.
We are looking for an energetic, self-directed, and organized Communications Intern. Working closely with the Associate Director for Communications and the Online Organizing & Outreach Coordinator, the person in this position will assist in implementation and planning to support Advocates for Youth’s communications strategy during Spring Semester 2014. Through purposeful, authentic, and meaningful projects and tasks, the Communications Intern will gain essential skills in traditional and digital media and deepen understanding of strategic growth functions in the non-profit sector.
The Communications Intern duties may include, but aren’t limited to: media monitoring, social media engagement, making pitch calls to media, database management, research, and proofreading and editing work. Administrative duties include preparing marketing and media packets, copying, distributing materials, and other office duties.
This internship is open to college students, recent graduates, and graduate students. Women, minorities, and people from other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. This is a part-time, paid internship with flexible hours (average 20 hours per week, working 3 days a week, plus event days). Paid hourly, $10/hour.
Dates of Employment
January 6 through late April or early May 2014
Requirements for Application
Advocates for Youth's Communications Department is seeking Design Intern with both print and web skills to join our team. We work together to create rapid-response campaigns to cultural flashpoints as well as maintain a full annual communications calendar for a range of subject matter. We are seeking a designer who also has a keen interest in activism and/or issues surrounding sexual and reproductive health and rights; and would benefit from getting a sense of what it is like to serve a non-profit operating on a nationwide and international level.
• Using templates to create coordinated campaign specific web graphics for a variety of outlets including web, email and social media
• Ability to prioritize quick turnaround items alongside longer projects