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Internship Opening: Media Intern


Internship Opening: Media Intern at Jews for Racial & Economic Justice

Jews for Racial and Economic Justice is seeking a Media Intern for a 10-20 hour a week position building and developing JFREJ’s online presence and media reach. You will work with a newly-formed JFREJ Communications Committee – a team of JFREJ members excited to extend JFREJ’s political influence through social media and other media forms.

This internship is an opportunity to apply your skills in social media and writing towards building the movement for racial and economic justice in New York and beyond. It is a great learning opportunity for how to connect on-the-ground organizing with online organizing in new and creative ways. You will also gain concrete skill development from members of our Communications Committee, staff, and consultants.

Responsibilities:

•  Work with the JFREJ Communications Committee to develop overall media strategy for the organization
•  Help plan and implement creative media campaigns, coordinated with JFREJ’s on-the-ground campaign organizing
•  Work with JFREJ campaign staff and members to develop content for social media and other media forms
•  Connect with successful online organizers and learn best practices and creative models
•  Update the JFREJ website with new content
•  Build JFREJ’s relationships with local press outlets

Qualifications:

•  Passionate about JFREJ’s mission for economic and racial justice
•  Experience using social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr
•  Outstanding writing and communication skills
•  Comfort tackling technical challenges
•  Experience in Photoshop or similar application (not required)
•  Ability to work well independently and to coordinate well with a diverse group of people
•  Strong sense of accountability to co-workers, colleagues, and comrades
•  Flexibility & creativity, self-motivation and resourcefulness 

To apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to Hiring@jfrej.org, subject line "Media Intern"

JFREJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews, people of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, transgender, transsexual, and intersex people, lesbian, gay, queer, and bisexual people, and people who come from poor or working class backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.