Communications Intern

Communications Intern for Racial Wealth Divide Project

This intern will support UFE's Racial Wealth Divide project (RWD) by publicizing racial economic disparities and helping to foster a dialogue about ways to reduce racial inequality.

Responsibilities:

  1. Draft blog posts and produce creative content for distribution via social media re: UFE's tenth annual State of the Dream report
  2. Develop queue of Facebook posts and schedule weekly tweets
  3. Assist with media outreach re: State of the Dream 2013
  4. Track daily headlines for relevant stories for media opportunities
  5. Draft op-ed outlines and provide research support for RWD content
  6. Collect and maintain record of media coverage of State of the Dream 2013
  7. Participate in UFE program meetings, workshops, and other events as schedule permits
  8. Includes other communications-related tasks, as needed

Helpful Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Familiarity with Mac operating system, Microsoft Office, email distribution web applications (training provided)
  • Some familiarity with HTML (and other coding)
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member
  • Detail-oriented, high standards for quality of work

Schedule & Compensation:

This internship requires a minimum of 16 hours per week. Start and end dates, as well as weekly schedule, are flexible. UFE will provide intern with a monthly MBTA pass.

Application instructions:

To apply for this internship, please fill out our online application.

Questions? Please feel free to contact Christelle at 617-423-2148 x100 or cadrien@faireconomy.org.

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