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Digital Engagement Intern

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New American Leaders
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New York, NY

New American Leaders


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Published 3 days ago

January 18, 2021
If the intern is not receiving financial support from other sources, a small monthly stipend $247 a month to cover the costs of interning.
A minimum of 15 hours per week is required.

New American Leaders is seeking a Digital Engagement Intern to join our communications team in Winter/Spring 2021 as we expand our digital footprint and change the national narrative about immigrants and democracy. The Digital Engagement Intern will be responsible for following related news stories and crafting engaging and timely content for NAL’s TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts. The Digital Engagement Intern will also work closely with the Director of Communications on campaigns and analyzing outcomes.

The internship will provide insight into immigrant electoral politics in the United States. Interns will also have opportunities to participate in other aspects of NAL’s work that align with his or her interests. 

Responsibilities

  • Follow news stories on immigration policy and immigrant candidates for office
  • Curate content for Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and Facebook, with an eye toward both education and engagement
  • Author blog posts on assigned topics and assist with content calendar
  • Assist with the maintenance of the NAL database and help craft emails that inspire recipients to take action
  • Assist with building and maintaining a robust story bank
  • Monitor performance indicators such as impressions and clicks
  • Assisted with the creation of digital engagement campaigns
  • Assist with live-tweeting, photos, and other social media promotion at NAL events
  • Creatively promote NAL’s candidate trainings on Facebook and Twitter
  • Research new trends in the social world and bring fresh ideas to the team
  • Monitor current social campaigns and suggest revisions when necessary 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated interest in immigrant rights and immigration policy
  • Passionate about improving minority representation in all tiers of U.S. leadership
  • Excellent writing skills and an ability to multitask
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft, Word, and Excel
  • Familiarity with TikTok, Twitter, Hootsuite/Tweetdeck, Facebook, Instagram, and Google Drive
  • Self-starter who happily takes initiative on individual projects, but also works well in cooperative decision-making settings
  • Strong organizational/multi-tasking skills, detail oriented, and an ability to meet deadlines on time

Benefits

While this is an unpaid internship, class credit may be arranged with your college or university. As an intern, you will gain the experience and skills necessary for working in the non-profit industry. In addition to gaining experience in communications and digital engagement, you will also learn about immigrant civic engagement and electoral politics, and you will have an opportunity to participate in other aspects of our work. Interns can also explore planning a campus event highlighting inclusive democracy and NAL’s work. If the intern is not receiving financial support from other sources, a small monthly stipend $247 a month to cover the costs of interning.

Time Commitment

A minimum of 15 hours per week is required. Students who can commit to two semesters are strongly preferred. Scheduling is flexible based on applicant’s availability. The majority of internship activities will take place online during office hours (9:30am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday) given coronavirus.

To Apply:

We are currently accepting applications for Winter/Spring 2021. Please email a cover letter and a resume to info@newamericanleaders.org with “Digital Engagement Intern” in the subject line.

New American Leaders is seeking a Digital Engagement Intern to join our communications team in Winter/Spring 2021 as we expand our digital footprint and change the national narrative about immigrants and democracy. The Digital…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Academic Credits
  • Stipend

Location

New York, NY

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