Intern: Black Women Interests - Black Women Interracial Website & Forums

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“Black Women Deserve Better” is an online forum which caters to the interests of Black women apart from typical “Black American Construct” settings. “Black Women Deserve Better” publishes articles and post photographs of black women interracial couples and families. We are looking for interns with an interest in journalism and new media. Several positions must be filled.
Interns don’t necessarily need a background in journalism, but they do need to be familiar with a range of tools necessary to manage social media. i.e., photo editing software, video editing, Wordpress and other social media plug-ins and applications. Also should have an interest in relationship-oriented material, fashion, beauty and photojournalism. Experienced interns may receive press credentials to assist in covering interracial or swirling related events. We will consider all applicants who have a strong affection for Black women’s interest and interracial subject matter.

DESIRED CLASS LEVEL(S) Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
WORK AUTHORIZATION U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident (Authorized to work in the U.S.), Student (F-1) Visa, Employment (H-1) Visa


One or More Responsibilities May Include:

*Updating and maintaining “Black Women Deserve Better” with the newest and latest news pertaining to our demographic.

*Assisting the editorial team with day-to-day research and fact checking for writing assignments and content production *Handpicking pertinent articles and events

*Heavy Editing and posting photos.

*Liaising with writers, contributors and photographers.

*Promoting Swirling and Marriage on Twitter, Facebook, blogs and other social media *Updating our Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Youtube accounts.

*Conducting interviews and fielding Black women in interracial relationships.

* Wordpress knowledge including site-building/formatting

* Handling online correspondence, not limited to email responses/reader inquiries


REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM commitment of six months. Has an interest in Black women interracial marriages, providing our target audience with uplifting, forward-looking content which encourage them to follow their passions. Adept in utilizing social media. Must show initiative, creativity and self-motivation Familiar with SEO and Meta Data Knowledge Photoshop, WordPress, Wordpress Plug-ins, English fluency, Able to handle multiple projects/deadlines. Excellent research and people skills Heavy user of social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.). Please indicate your interest and describe how your skill-set would complement our network.

DESIRED MAJOR(S) Communication/Media Management, Communication/Electronic Media, Communication/Communication Studies, Communication/Visual Communication, Business/Management, Business/Marketing, Undeclared

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