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Communications Intern | Join Us to Narrow the Gaps of Social & Environmental Inequality

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Academy for Global Citizenship


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Published 25 days ago

November 16, 2020
November 15, 2020
Negotiable
Estimated Weekly Hours: 5-10 & Duration: 6-months (minimum commitment)

We are producing a replicable model for learning in the 21st century, including the construction of a net-positive energy campus. Our innovative and holistic approach to education aims to foster systemic change and inspire the way society educates our future generations.

About

The Academy for Global Citizenship is a Chicago Public Charter School, located on the underserved southwest side of Chicago. Our mission is to empower the next generation of mindful citizens to take action in our world.

To learn more, visit:https://agcchicago.org/

Internship Summary

AGC has embarked on a 6-acre community development project that now expands far beyond the work of “a school” and includes a neighborhood health center, significant urban farming operation and fresh foods store, community wellness facilities and neighborhood services. The mission has expanded to cultivating vital communities and igniting economic development, in addition to closing the healthcare access and food insecurity gaps. This a cutting-edge community transformation project will serve as a replicable model for school campuses across the country and around the world and will narrow the gaps of social and environmental inequality. With that goal in mind, AGC is seeking a Communications Intern to manage the organization’s contacts, newsletters, and social media posting and strategy in order to generate awareness of the new mission, and to inspire action on specific campaigns and requests for support.

Responsibilities include:

  • Contact Management
  • Consolidate current contact lists into one CMS platform and then manage ongoing updates
  • Email Newsletter
  • Create email template in the CMS platform
  • Gather content from the AGC leadership team and populate email newsletter 1-2 time per month.
  • Secure approval and distribute newsletter to contact list
  • Social Media:
  • Organize the posts with all necessary elements, upload each post for approval, and ensure each post goes live according to the schedule.
  • One (1) hour per week of engagement on FB & IG
  • Offer advice and recommendations on best practices for growing our following, reaching audience, and leveraging our influencer relationships on social media.

Required Skills & Characteristics include:

  • Experience in marketing, communications, and social media management
  • Comfort with basic CMS platform functions (e.g. contact management, newsletter design and distribution)
  • Comfort with strategies, techniques, and skills required to leverage posts on Facebook and Instagram
  • Comfort with Adobe Photoshop (or similar photo editing software)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work independently/remotely while maintaining close, regular contact with the Director of Strategic Scale

Start Date: immediately

Duration: 6-months (minimum commitment)

Estimated Weekly Hours: 5-10

Compensation: unpaid

Contact: Trevor Hall at thall@agcchicago.org

To apply, please submit your cover letter, résumé and two references to thall@agcchicago.org.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age national origin, or disability.

We are producing a replicable model for learning in the 21st century, including the construction of a net-positive energy campus. Our innovative and holistic approach to education aims to foster systemic change and inspire the way…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Stipend

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your cover letter, résumé and two references to thall@agcchicago.org.

To apply, please submit your cover letter, résumé and two references to thall@agcchicago.org.

Location

4647 West 47th Street, Chicago, IL 60632

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