Campaigns Intern (Feb-May 2016)

All Out
New York
Mission Statement: 

Who We Are: In 75 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 an intern 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: 

Who We Are Hiring: 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, eager to learn, and passionate about love and equality around the world. They should also be able to think creatively on a global scale, 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 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 ideally be based in the heart of New York City or London with the potential to be based in another All Out office around the world, surrounded by other brilliant, fun-loving colleagues. We are looking for someone who can start on February 1st and commit at least 15-20 hours a week. This position will run for the duration of 2-4 months.  

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, November 29, 2015
Application Instructions: 

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.  To apply, please submit an application, cover letter and resume at the following link: https://allout.org/en/jobs/#op-57840-campaigns-intern-febmay-2016

State: 
NY
Country/US Territory: 
United States