Campaigns Intern

All Out
New York
Mission Statement: 

In 76 countries around the world it’s a crime to be gay. At All Out, we’re mobilizing millions of people and their social networks to build a powerful movement for love and equality. Our mission is to build a world where no person will have to sacrifice family or freedom, safety or dignity, because of who they are or who they love.All Out is seeking interns to support our campaigns team in creating campaigns for 2.2 million All Out members worldwide. We are looking for passionate and talented individuals who will support and learn from our team as we launch new campaigns around the world. This is an exciting opportunity to gain skills in online campaigning, work within an international team, and learn about the global LGBT movement.Passionate about the rights of lesbian, gay, bi, and trans people everywhere? Internet addict? Enthusiastic people person? You might be the perfect fit to intern within our truly global community. 

Position Description: 

We have multiple Campaigns Internships available. Our campaigns interns research breaking news on lesbian, gay, bi or trans issues around the world, contribute to strategy discussions on new and existing campaigns, and help curate our social media content.The ideal candidate is thorough and detail driven, self-motivated and entrepreneurial, and passionate about love and equality around the world. They should also be able to work independently and think creatively, and be able to initiate and follow through on projects. Educational opportunities:This is an amazing opportunity to learn first-hand how a nimble campaigning organization communicates and engages a wide membership through online platforms.The intern will learn:

  • How to wage campaigns online, including social media advocacy, mass email writing, and other transferable marketing skills
  • How to engage a large membership and keep it active through a commitment curve
  • How to tell a compelling story to a broad audience
  • How to execute press outreach, including writing press releases and pitching
  • How to pitch and realize campaigns
  • How to work with world-class campaigners in a global, fast-paced, tech-focused environment
  • Develop team-working skills

 

Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate:

  • Has a demonstrated commitment to and understanding of LGBT rights, international human rights, or similar social justice movements
  • Can work independently and think creatively about our work
  • Has the ability to initiate and follow through on projects
  • Is fluent in written and spoken English – bonus points for French, Spanish, or Portuguese fluency
  • Has a keen interest in all things online

 Interns are eligible for academic credit. The position will be based in the heart of New York City, London or Paris, surrounded by other brilliant, fun-loving colleagues at All Out. We are looking for someone who can start on September 1st and commit at least 15-20 hours a week. This is an unpaid position that will run for the duration of 2-4 months. We can only accept candidates that have legal permission to work in these countries. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, specifically women, people of color, lesbian, gay, bi or trans people and international applicants.  

Salary: 
Unpaid
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Application Instructions: 

To apply, please submit an application, resume and cover letter to the following site:https://allout.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0hmh1/

Position Level: 
Intern
State: 
NY
Country/US Territory: 
United States