Job Opening: Communications Intern

Nonprofit VOTE partners with America’s nonprofits to help the people they serve participate and vote – with the goal of closing participation gaps among populations underrepresented in the political process. Nonprofit VOTE provides training and resources for community-based nonprofits and social service agencies to incorporate effective and tested nonpartisan voter engagement into their ongoing services and activities.

Overview:

The communications intern will focus primarily on supporting both Nonprofit VOTE and National Voter Registration Day’s online presence, including both organizations’ websites, social media channels, and mass email.

Responsibilities:

  • Update websites for Nonprofit VOTE and National Voter Registration Day
  • Provide email marketing support, including preparation of audience lists, email formatting, scheduling, and reporting
  • Provide webinar marketing support, including website and social media marketing
  • Maintain and update social media content on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, including original graphics
  • Create social media advertising campaigns
  • Work collaboratively with supervisors to expand social media foot print
  • Track the social media channels’ performance and report on findings
  • Assist staff with research, data logging projects, and administrative duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • Comfort with WordPress, email marketing services like MailChimp and Constant Contact, and basic HTML and CSS
  • Social media savvy, particularly with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Hootsuite
  • Experience with CRMs like Salesforce or FileMaker
  • Previous nonprofit or advocacy experience a plus
  • Experience with Adobe Design Suite and Canva a plus

Application Directions: Please email a cover letter and resume addressed to Julian Johannesen (julian@nonprofitvote.org) by Dec. 31st.

Paid internship: $11/hour,. 15-20 hours a week, internship available for the entirety of 2018. Start date will be early January. Intern is expected to be in office – this is NOT a remote position.

Location: Cambridge, MA