Online Media Internship
WITNESS - Brooklyn, NY

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Summer 2013
The Communications department works to create the public face of WITNESS by educating the public about the organization’s mission, initiatives, and campaign with partners. WITNESS is looking for a talented social media outreach intern/volunteer to help us promote WITNESS’ initiatives/campaigns and engage with our social media following.

Tasks will include:
Conduct research, as needed, on target audience to reach out to via social media for specific initiatives/campaigns;
Assist in brainstorming and implementing creative strategies to increase traffic/followers for a specific initiative/campaign;
Assist in-house webmaster in creating new or updating web content, as necessary, for pushing out via social media.

All interns are expected to spend between 20-30% of their time engaged in administrative support.

Must have a passion for human rights.
Must be an outgoing, personable, and articulate networker and self-starter;
Must be comfortable working in an environment where creativity is encouraged;
Must be tech savvy and enjoy keeping up with latest technologies online;
Avid users of social media ( for sharing videos, photos and micro-blogging);
Experience on previous online outreach desirable;
Basic knowledge of web design.

General Information:
We require a minimum of two months commitment, for 16 - 20 hours a week. Internships are unpaid. Our offices are located in Brooklyn, NY, convenient to the Barclay Center and Atlantic Terminal (2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, Q, N and R trains) and C (Lafayette) and G (Fulton) trains.

Application Instructions:

No phone inquiries please. We strongly prefer applications by email including a resume and cover letter with “Online Media” in the Subject. Job Location(s) Brooklyn, NY, US


About this company
WITNESS ( uses the power of video to open the eyes of the world to human rights abuses. By partnering with local...