Position title
Social Media Intern Fall 2022
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See below for details on the internship.

Description

Our Social Media Interns will play a critical role in increasing awareness of the free InReach App, the world’s first tech platform matching LGBTQ+ people with safe, verified resources. Join us to help ensure safe help is always in reach for all members of the diverse LGBTQ+ community.

During this internship, you will have the opportunity to curate the front of a trans-led nonprofit organization serving the LGBTQ+ community. You will work on and expand InReach’s social media presence and foster virtual relationships with our current and potential community partners.

We are looking for meticulous, hard-working students who are passionate about LGBTQ+ and refugee rights, and committed to ensuring the continued success of InReach. Those who are LGBTQ+, BIPOC, and/or members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities
  • Report to our part-time Operations Coordinator.
  • Ensure InReach’s social media channels (such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, TikTok) are active, informative, and in line with our organizational voice.
  • Curate and create content (graphics, videos, etc.) to advertise our free App, current events that are LGBTQ+ related (such as legislation, public perspective, etc.), and promote education on LGBTQ+ issues.
  • Engage on socials with our community partners, influencers, and other relevant accounts.
  • Help us increase our following and visibility across social platforms.
  • Additional ad hoc tasks relevant to InReach operations as needed.
Qualifications
  • Obtained or pursuing a college degree in any field.
  • Strong interest and knowledge on LGBTQ+ and refugee rights, as well as interest in utilizing technology for social good.
  • Comfortable and/or willing to learn how to use online communication tools such as Slack and Asana, and online design sites such as Canva.
  • Knowledge of basic design principles; previous experience in social media, graphic design, and/or video editing is a plus. (Samples of your previous work are more than welcome with your application!)
  • The ability to follow instructions and work independently and as a team in a remote environment.
  • You are reliable, meticulous and appreciate the value of deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills. 
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Schedule & Compensation: We’re looking for interns to join us for Fall 2022 (Tuesday, September 6 – Friday, December 9, 2022) with a commitment of 10-20 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Scheduling is flexible; interns choose their working hours.

*Note: This internship is remote and unpaid. Interns may also extend the internship into the 2023 Spring Semester.

Internship Benefits
  • Gain hands-on experience in social media and building the brand of an up-and-coming nonprofit organization at the forefront of LGBTQ+ and refugee rights, and technology for social good.
  • Develop and expand knowledge of LGBTQ+ issues.
  • Professional development opportunities, including virtual coffee chats with InReach staff and volunteers and other programming.
  • Interns will also have the opportunity to receive a letter of reference from InReach upon successful completion of the internship.
Employment Type
Intern
Beginning of employment
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Duration of employment
Tuesday, September 6 – Friday, December 9, 2022
Job Location
Remote work possible
Base Salary
$Unpaid internship
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Position: Social Media Intern Fall 2022

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