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Smile Train
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New York, NY
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Published 24 days ago

Smile Train is changing the world one smile at a time. We’re always on the hunt for curious, passionate, and innovative thinkers to join our team, to help us do what we do better. If that’s you, please read on.

Smile Train is an international nonprofit headquartered in New York. Our mission is to transform the life of every person impacted by cleft lip and palate. We train and support doctors and medical professionals to provide free life-changing comprehensive cleft treatment to our beneficiaries. Our sustainable model has allowed us to reach more than 1.5 million children in 90+ countries to date and we’re just getting started. We are truly changing the world one smile at a time!

We are seeking a PR + Social Media Intern for the Fall semester. This person will work with the Public Relations team to support Smile Train’s day-to-day PR and social media efforts. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in PR and understand the nuanced landscape of PR and social media at an international nonprofit organization. He/she will work closely with the PR team, aiding where needed across the department.

This internship is based at our headquarters in New York. The projected start date is September 20th, 2021 running through December 17th, 2021. This is a part-time paid internship; we anticipate the intern working approximately 21 – 24 hours per week.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with Smile Train’s day-to-day social media efforts by:
  • Planning and creating various content streams on our global social media pages (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn) to garner more likes, impressions, engagement, and donations.
  • Monitoring and responding to social media messages and comments. Also, share/like any positive messages or comments.
  • Creating, scheduling, and executing all social media posts for Smile Train MENA’s Instagram page, CCAC Facebook page, Smile Train Germany’s Facebook page.
  • Working with the PR team to monitor other Smile Train country and community pages to make sure they are staying on brand.
  • Conduct research to support PR and social media planning by monitoring and flagging competitor news/ trends to PR team.
  • Participating in brainstorming and planning sessions; responsible for taking notes and sharing them after meetings.
  • Collaborate with internal departments on other projects and assignments as needed

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate is or has:

  • Working towards a Bachelor’s or master’s degree in related field
  • A passion for utilizing social media to facilitate social change
  • Prior writing experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Adobe Design Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat) and social media management systems.
  • Deep fluency with all social media platforms
  • An interest in bringing creative ideas to the table for social media
  • Strong attention to detail, ace communication skills (both verbal and written)

Application details

Smile Train is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

To apply, please complete the application through the link below. Include your CV and a cover letter that describes why you believe you would be a good fit for Smile Train and this role.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but we encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible.

Smile Train is changing the world one smile at a time. We’re always on the hunt for curious, passionate, and innovative thinkers to join our team, to help us do what we do better. If that’s you, please read on.

Smile Train is an international nonprofit…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 20, 2021
  • End Date
    December 17, 2021
  • Payment
    Hourly
  • Stipend / Wage
    $15 per hour
  • Hours Per Week
    21-24 hours per week

How to Apply

Learn more and apply by visiting: https://smiletrain.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=105

Learn more and apply by visiting: https://smiletrain.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=105

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

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