Wednesday, June 30, 2010

9to5 Colorado Seeks Communications and Public Relations Intern

9to5, National Association of Working Women, in its fourth decade of strengthening women’s ability to win economic justice, is seeking a volunteer Communications and Public Relations Intern to augment its national media and new media work. Intern would work under the direction of the National Public Relations Coordinator and work collaboratively with other staff.

Position is based in 9to5’s Denver office.

Minimum requirement is 10-20 hours per week.

Tasks may include:

  • Compiling and updating media lists
  • Phone and email pitch work
  • Exploring effective and appropriate social media to enhance organizing work
  • Writing online content
  • Other administrative tasks related to media outreach and social networking work

Required skills:

  • Basic understanding of traditional and new media
  • Competent writer
  • Familiarity with Twitter, Facebook, You Tube, Flickr, blogging, etc.
  • Good communicator
  • Evidence of strong interest in women’s rights, policy issues, civil rights, social and economic justice
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with diverse populations

Women of color, lesbian/bisexual/transgender women, women with disabilities and older women are encouraged to apply. Please send a letter of interest and/or resume to Rosemaryh [@] 9to5 [dot] org.

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