Internships

Communications & Advocacy Intern at Women’s Learning Partnership

Fields: women, peacebuilding, communications, advocacy, journalism

Location: Bethesda Maryland

Deadline: ASAP

Details and Requirements: Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) is dedicated to women’s leadership and empowerment. At its essence, WLP is a builder of networks, working with 20 autonomous and independent partner organizations in the Global South, particularly in Muslim-majority societies, to empower women to transform their families, communities, and societies. WLP is seeking a motivated intern to join our WLP office in Bethesda, Maryland to advance our advocacy and web-based communications projects. We are looking to fill this position by the end of June 2018.

Qualifications: Demonstrated interest in and commitment to women’s empowerment; Undergraduate degree in English, comparative literature, creative writing, journalism or other related field; experience in a communications role, preferably in the non-profit sector. Fluency with contemporary and cutting-edge messaging, design, and branding best practices and technologies, particularly in the online space. Ability to think strategically about communications in relation to organizational goals. Fluency in using social media technologies such as Facebook and Twitter for organizing or advocacy. Interest in exploring emerging technologies ~ Preferred Skills: Completed or working toward an accredited graduate degree in a related field (women’s studies, international relations, journalism, media and communications, etc). Intermediate to advanced fluency in French strongly preferred. Professional working knowledge of Arabic or Russian highly desirable; Experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Premier or similar graphic/video design tools; Experience with content management systems and web content creation in Drupal or WordPress; Experience with project management and coordination; Familiarity with the politics, history, and cultures in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East. Experience living, working, or volunteering internationally. The position is part-time, 15-20 hours per week.

Apply Here: http://www.learningpartnership.org/jobs

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