Children's Defense Fund - Texas
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Job Description: The internship is based in Austin and provides social media and communications support for the CDF-TX Policy Department. The intern works 20 hours/week, and will contribute to social media campaigns to promote the research, reports, legislative issues and advocacy-related activities of the organization. CDF-TX organizes advocate training/recruitment, story collection, public education, legislator visits, legislative briefings, and public policy events. Primary Responsibilities: • Supports CDF’s social media platforms • Monitors blogs and social media accounts of allied groups to develop basic content knowledge about current policy issues related to health care and children’s health • With supervision, plans, prepares, and executes social media campaigns (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) focused on current public policy issues and other subjects as needed • Organizes weekly and monthly content calendars • Assists in the development and execution of special projects and events • Performs other division, department, and organization-wide special projects as needed and assigned Job Requirements: • Experience using social media for advocacy efforts, volunteer or paid • Visual design skills, video skills a plus • Ability to work effectively and calmly in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and ability to multi-task • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Strong organizational and execution skills • Attention to detail • Commitment to social advocacy and CDF’s mission to be a voice for all children • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact diplomatically and professionally with CDF staff and external partners/contacts • Strong computer, Internet and research skills
Deadline: Deadline for Fall 2018 applicants is Aug 1, 2018 Application Instructions: To apply, candidates should email a resume and a one-page cover letter to: Cheasty Anderson (email@example.com) and type COMMUNICATIONS/POLICY INTERN in the subject line.
Contact: Dr. Cheasty Anderson, Senior Policy Associate Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Type of Internship:
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Thursday, August 30, 2018