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 Activism Internship, California 

Submitted by Ewa Adamkiewicz on Thu, 07/10/2014 - 16:46

Care2 is an online network and certified B Corporation, currently looking for an intern to work with their advocacy team on cutting edge online campaigns around the world.

The position is located in Redwood City, California. Dates of the internship are flexible and preference will be given to candidates who are available to work 40 hours a week (full-time). The internship pays $15 per hour.

Tasks:

  • Doing research on the latest campaigns started by Care2's members
  • Writing, setting up, and launching rapid-response messages to alert Care2 members about urgent campaigns
  • Posting campaigns to online channels like DailyKOS, Tumblr, Care2's Causes blog, etc.
  • Executing innovative new social media strategies
  • Pitching reporters on local campaigns (e.g.saving a 500 year-old oak tree in Texas)
  • Writing press releases for local and national campaigns
  • Pulling statistics on member performance, message performance, and web traffic;

Requirements:

  • Creative thinker and a fast learner
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in HTML and comfort with image cropping and manipulation tools such as Adobe Photoshop, GIMP or PicMonkey
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Enthusiasm for member-driven activism and progressive issues
  • Bonus points for SQL knowledge, experience managing corporate social media accounts, setting up HTML emails, or working with reporter

Application:

If you are interested in this internship position, please refer to this website for more information.

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