ICNC focuses on the study and practice of civil resistance.
ICNC is seeking a social media and communications intern (remote contractor) to work with the Director of Communications and other collaborators to provide editorial and communications support for the Nonviolent Conflict News website (NVCNews.org), a dedicated, reliable source of international media coverage on civil resistance, as well as other communications outputs.
Start date: August/September 2018
Duration and pay: Through May 30, 2019, paid $15/hour, up to 25 hours per week
Reporting to: Deborah Mathis, ICNC Director of Communications
- Conduct internet research to identify relevant news articles about civil resistance movements worldwide and related topics
- Update Nonviolent News Conflict site (NVCNews.org) on a regular basis with new articles, and other occasional site maintenance
- Assist in designing and disseminating bimonthly newsletter containing news items and ICNC blog posts (mindsofthemovement.org)
- Regularly track and report on newsletter and site metrics for monthly ICNC analytics reports
- Assist in developing and implementing social media and external communications strategy to promote the NVCNews.org website, including drafting copy for NVCNews social media channels (Twitter and Facebook)
- Reliable, organized, self-disciplined
- Experience working with WordPress and/or Drupal
- Experience tracking web analytics and data
- Basic digital design skills
- Experience in email marketing platform design and function, especially with Pardot
- Experience with promotion using social media
- Strong internet research skills
- Strong writing and communications skills in English (native or near-native preferably)
- News savvy, including significant exposure to non-Western news sources
- Some knowledge of media institutions and news making processes
- Working knowledge in one or more foreign languages a strong plus
- BA or MA student or recent graduate
The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. It does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.