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Democracy Now! Productions | New York, NY
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Democracy Now! Productions


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March 15, 2020
December 31, 2020
March 1, 2020
$1400/month stipend
20 hours/week for 9 months

Democracy Now! Internships are paid, 20-hour-per-week, temporary work placements to help students, people early in their careers and career changers to gain entry-level skills and experience in the fields of outreach, social media, education, fundraising, translation and archiving in a non-profit setting. Find out more about the Internship Program.

Interns working in the Digital Department help manage Democracy Now! social media accounts across multiple platforms, disseminate daily show content on the internet, and produce web-specific content. 

Session Dates

  • This internship is from March - December 2020.

Activities

  • Help disseminate Democracy Now! daily show content through the internet
  • Help generate content for and manage Democracy Now!’s social media platforms, including: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and SoundCloud.
  • Monitor Democracy Now! social media platforms and identify ways to engage our audience
  • Other tasks as assigned

Educational Opportunities

  • Technical and journalistic writing specific to social networking platforms
  • Internet and social media research under tight deadlines
  • Managing an organization’s social media networks and monitoring basic metrics
  • Experience working in a professional environment that must meet daily deadlines

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Democracy Now! and commitment to its mission
  • Familiarity with major news stories from a broad swath of journalistic sources
  • Experience with social media platforms used by Democracy Now!
  • Basic journalism skills demonstrated through previous work experience and/or related classwork
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm to promote Democracy Now! content to existing and new audiences
  • Authorization to work in the United States
  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent

Democracy Now! Internships are paid, 20-hour-per-week, temporary work placements to help students, people early in their careers and career changers to gain entry-level skills and experience in the fields of outreach, social media…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Academic Credits
  • Paid

How to Apply

Applications must be received no later than March 1, 2020. To apply, please complete this form and upload the following:

  • A complete chronological resume
  • A cover letter that explains what you hope to gain from the internship.

Democracy Now! is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, people with disabilities, women and LGBTQ-identified people are encouraged to apply.

No phone calls, please.

Applications must be received no later than March 1, 2020. To apply, please complete this form and upload the following:

  • A complete chronological resume
  • A cover letter that…

Location

New York, NY

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