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49 W. 27th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY
Posted: August 30 2016
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ONE is a global campaign and advocacy organization co-founded by Bono and backed by nearly seven million people from around the world and every walk of life that are committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. We hold world leaders to account for the promises made to the poorest, and we press them to support better policies and more effective aid and trade reform. We also work with leaders in Africa to support greater democracy, accountability and transparency so these resources can be effectively deployed. ONE has offices in Abuja, Berlin, Brussels, Johannesburg, London, New York City, Ottawa, Paris, Rotterdam and Washington DC.
(RED), a division of the ONE, transforms the collective power of consumers into a financial force to help others in need. (RED) works with the world’s most iconic brands – including Apple, Coca-Cola, Belvedere, Bank of America, and Starbucks – to drive contributions to the Global Fund. To date, (RED) has contributed more than $350 million to the Global Fund and over 70 million people have been reached with testing, counseling, treatment, and other services due to HIV/AIDS programs that (RED) supports.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
The Communications & External Relations Intern will work with the Communications and External Relations teams on a variety of research, administrative and event management projects. This is a great opportunity for a rising junior or senior that is interested in working for a great organization with a great mission and team culture. This is a paid internship working 15-35 hours per week, or unpaid per the selected candidate’s university guidelines. The Communications & External Relations Intern will report to Communications Associate and will work from our NYC office.
ResponsibilitiesIN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL:
•Draft and review press releases and assist in the creation of media alerts and editorial contact lists
•Conduct desk research of companies and advocacy organizations
•Manage media tracking and produce monthly and quarterly clip reports
•Assist with (RED) media mailings for various events and product launches
•Manage e-mail inbox of general inquiries to (RED) and respond as appropriate on an ongoing basis
•Assist with special events planning and logistics
•Update and maintain (RED) policy statistic sheets and in-country success stories
•Compile briefing books and provide logistical support for (RED) Africa Trips
•Support the (RED) team with administrative functions as needed
If you are ready to join the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, please submit an application, resume, and a cover letter (explaining why you are the best person for the job on our jobs page using the link below:
Only candidates that apply to our job's page will be considered. Please be advised that is a rolling recruitment, and that we will conclude the process once the right person has been selected for the job. We thank all candidates for their interest; however we are only able to contact those who we decide to interview. No phone calls please.
Only candidates authorized to work in the US without any restrictions need apply.
Requirements•Current standing as a junior or senior pursuing an undergraduate degree in a related field OR as a recent graduate within six months of completing their degree
•Excellent writing and research abilities and strong communications skills
•Proficiency with Keynote or a similar program
•Social networking knowledge, particularly use with Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter
•Knowledge and insight on business and pop culture
A positive, professional, can-do attitude with superb organizational skills and a track record for punctuality
•An ability to be creative, resourceful and reliable in a fast-paced environment