Intern Communications Paid

internship - part time, paid

CUNY
New York, NY
Closed
Posted 39 Days ago
CUNY
New York, NY
internship - part time, paid
Posted 39 Days ago
Closed

Description

Intern Communications (Paid) National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC), - New York, NY InternshipEstimated: $24,000 - $32,000 a year Save Skills * Media Relations * Web Design * Adobe Creative Suite * MailChimp * Microsoft Office JOB DESCRIPTION Intern Communications Position Summary: The Communications team provides cross-cutting support to each of NNSCs programmatic teams. In particular, the communications team drafts newsletters and articles, manages NNSCs social media channels, attends events, and handles press inquiries from local and national publications. Our team seeks an a part-time or full-time intern to support its Communications who has experience writing in academic and technical settings, creating content that highlights otherwise dense or heavy topics and working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. The interns primary responsibilities will include writing, reading, editing, and communicating with our team and national partners. About NNSC: NNSC works with communities to reduce violence, minimize arrest and incarceration, and increase trust between law enforcement and the public. For over 20 years, weve invented and implemented original solutions to important public safety problems; made those solutions available for evaluation, replication, and advocacy; and shaped the public discourse based on new facts on the ground. Essential Job Function & Responsibilities: * Researching and compiling criminal justice-related content for NNSC newsletters * Creating compelling content for social media and websites * Editing and copyediting * Supporting maintenance of an organizational database * Communicating with our national partners by email and phone Additional Responsibilities: * Additional duties as assigned. Qualifications * Pursuing a degree in communications, media studies, journalism, or related field * Alternately, professional experience with similar responsibilities * Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Google Drive * Strong writing and editorial skills * Strong sense of professionalism and discretion * Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of criminal justice issues * Skills with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign/Photoshop) * Also relevant: experience with web design, graphic design, print material layouts * Experience with publicity or media relations * Researching and compiling target lists, drafting pitches, professional correspondence * Experience with social media and online publishing platforms (i.e. Tweetdeck, MailChimp) * Ability to organize, prioritize, and communicate effectively with others How to Apply Please submit a resume and letter of interest at http://bit.ly/nnsc-apply. Email applications will not be considered. Your letter of interest should describe your interest in and qualifications for this position, how you learned of this vacancy, and your salary requirements. NNSC Interns can also seek college credit for internship hours. To qualify for college credit, students are responsible for obtaining advance approval from their institution for using their internship for college credit while at the NNSC. The Research Foundation of the City University of New York (RFCUNY) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Americans with Disabilities Act/Protected Veterans Status/E-Verify Employer. Job Type: Internship Save

Skills

social media, adobe photoshop, event management, media relations, writing, adobe indesign, newsletters, journalism, copy editing, editorial, publicity, website design, web content, publications, creativity

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