Communications, Development, and Administration Intern
Thursday, April 7, 2022
Paid Position - $17 Per Hour
About the job
Are you passionate about topics such as migration, refugees and LGBTIQ rights? Do you have experience or an interest in communications and/or nonprofit development? Have you got a great attention to detail?
ORAM advocates for the protection of extremely vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers who are fleeing persecution based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression (SOGIE). This Communications, Development, and Administration Internship gives you the opportunity to assist with the development of our communications strategy; report on areas of interest such as human rights, migration, and refugees; support funding opportunities; and much more.
This Communications, Development and Administration Internship gives you the opportunity to assist with the development of our communications strategy, report on areas of interest such as human rights, migration, refugees, support funding opportunities and much more. You will also gain professional development training and a professional network of peers as you join a cohort of interns in serving with various teams across Alight and partner organizations.
Duties include, but may not be limited to, the following:
Utilizing Microsoft Word, Canva, and Wix to create communications content
Scheduling and distributing communications content using Buffer
Providing technical and editorial website support
Assisting with event-planning
Researching donors and funding opportunities
Assisting with grant applications and maintenance of ORAM’s donor database
Attending regular Zoom meetings with the Communications and Development Coordinator
Gathering performance analytics from ORAM’s website, blog posts, newsletters, and social media channels and sharing them with the communications team
Evaluating communications analytics and proposing new ideas and strategies
Desired Skills include, but may not be limited to, the following:
Interest in a career in communications or development (degrees in communications or social sciences are preferable)
Experience with social media channels such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn
Strong grasp of social media management and campaign development
Experience creating engaging social media content
Knowledge of Canva and Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Knowledge of issues facing asylum seekers and refugees and/or interest in LGBTIQ issues
Energy, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor
Familiarity with ORAM’s existing communications channels and content
Knowledge of social media analytics software including Facebook Insights, Google Analytics, and Twitter Analytics
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required
We are proud to work on borderless teams. We bring on great people from a wide variety of backgrounds and specifically encourage members of the LGBTIQ community and/or refugee, immigrant, or other displaced communities to join us.
ORAM is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment and internships without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. ORAM complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.