ORAM Communications, Development and Administration Intern

Job Type

Intern Opportunities

Published Date

August 17, 2021, 3:00:00 PM

About the job

Communications, Development and Administration Intern

ORAM – Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration
US-based, Remote
20 hours/week, 4 months
Anticipated dates: September 1 2021 – December 31, 2021

ORAM- Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration is looking for a motivated Communications, Development and Administration Intern.



Are you passionate about topics such as migration, refugees and LGBTIQ rights? Do you have experience or an interest in communications, digital communication and/or development for an NGO? 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, refugees, support funding opportunities and much more.

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.

Start Date: September 2021

Location: United States (remote position)

Hours: 20 hours/week, including weekly planning meeting with supervisor

ORAM is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment and internships without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. ORAM complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Duties include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Assisting in the implementation of ORAM’s communication strategy including maintaining ORAM’s social media sites and creating content.

  • Assisting with donor outreach

  • Supporting in the development and design of digital marketing materials;

  • Providing both technical and editorial website support, updating content, and publishing news stories;

  • Supporting ORAM’s online events

  • Assisting in researching donors and funding opportunities

  • Maintaining and updating the database of donors and supporting proposal writing

  • Supporting other related work

  • Administrative duties including expense reports and other admin support.

Desired Skills include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • A person who is interested in a career in Communications or Development (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

  • Experience with WordPress or web maintenance

  • Knowledge of Canva and Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) skills;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Knowledge of issues facing asylum seekers and refugees

  • Energy, enthusiasm, and a good sense of humor;

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required;