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19-247: Digital Communications Intern
Country:Los Angeles, CA
Department:Communications
  
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Since its inception more than 30 years ago, International Medical Corps’ mission has been consistent: relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster and disease, by delivering vital health care services that focus on training. This approach of helping people help themselves is critical to returning devastated populations to self-reliance. International Medical Corps has delivered more than $2.2 billion in humanitarian relief and training in 75 countries since 1984. Today its global staff of more than 7,000 provides assistance to devastated communities in the world’s hardest-hit areas, from Syria to Sierra Leone, Iraq to Afghanistan.

SUMMARY:

The Digital Communication team is responsible for telling the stories of our beneficiaries and the work we do across multiple digital platforms. Our work helps to grow and engage our supporter base, raise brand visibility, and support the success of fundraising efforts by creating a deeper connection between our supporters and the work we do.

The Digital Communications Internship is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking experience in digital communications and marketing, international NGOs, or content creation. The internship is based at our headquarters in Los Angeles.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Learn how to use social media platforms to tell stories and build relationships in the non-profit context
  • Learn best practices for non-profit communications and fundraising across digital channels
  • Provide input into digital campaigns and day-to-day digital communication activities
  • Gain experience in content creation, and the strategic use of content to build relationships
  • Gain experience in day-to-day management of online communities by working closely with our Digital Communications Officer
  • Gain experience in the day-to-day tasks of a non-profit communications team
  • Track new platforms and technologies and keep the Digital Communications team informed of new developments and digital communication opportunities

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  • Strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and all major social media platforms
  • Excellent command of basic grammar, spelling and composition
  • Available to work in the office at least 10 hours per week
  • Strong writing skills preferred
  • Experience with writing, photography, or filmmaking preferred

All candidates must be willing to follow instructions, policies and procedures.