Communications interns gain experience in advancing civil liberties by shaping how the public relates to the ACLU and civil liberties issues. Our program mobilizes Nebraskans to take action, educates the public about their rights and influences the way civil liberties are discussed in our state. These internships are designed for and only available to students enrolled in an institute of higher education (community college, university, etc.).
Currently, there is one opening at 15 to 20 hours per week, depending on the selected candidate's availability. This position would run through May 2022 with possibility of contract extension based on performance and the selected candidate's graduation date.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist in developing online content, including web updates, social media, and email communications.
- Assist in administrative communications tasks, such as digitally organizing talking points, remarks, and other material.
- Assist in communications planning, including development and execution of communications timelines.
- Assist in developing multimedia content, including graphics and videos.
- Assist with reporting on communications activities.
- Occasionally assist with in-person event staffing as public health considerations allow.
- Other duties as assigned.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
- Goal-focused, self-motivated, creative, flexible and adaptable to new situations.
- Excellent communication and writing skills.
- Knowledge of and experience with social media. Familiarity with popular social publishing, reporting and listening tools.
- Comfort producing multimedia content, such as videos or graphics.
- Great attention to detail.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
The Communications Intern will be a part-time temporary employee of the ACLU of Nebraska. The rate of pay for this position is $15/hour.
To apply: Submit a cover letter, a writing and/or multimedia sample (links acceptable), and resume via email to Communications Associate Jasmine Conrad.