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Communications & Social Media Intern (Remote)

This communications internship is a 6-12 month, part-time (6-20 hours per week) internship. This role requires an energetic, dedicated and detail-oriented person who can manage multiple tasks. This individual is a team player with an entrepreneurial spirit, willingness to learn, and ability to manage multiple tasks while adapting to shifting priorities.

Depending on skill set, this individual will assist with communications tasks including, but not limited to: writing and editing, photo and video production and editing, web and social media analytics, social media content, graphic design, virtual event coordination, and other communications and administrative support tasks as assigned.

Ideal candidate is an undergraduate/graduate student in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, digital filmmaking, digital media, graphic design or a development-related field.

Applicants will provide support in the following areas. As no single applicant is likely to have all of the following skills, applicants with experience in at least 2-3 of these areas, and a willingness to expand their skillset should feel comfortable applying.

Social Media:
Draft and organize social media content to promote H.U.G., on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram
Contribute to social media quantitative and qualitative analytics reporting
Create and coordinate content for social media campaigns and observances
Source content from staff 
General social media planning, research, reporting and coordination as assigned.

Writing and Editing:
Photo captions
Press releases and media advisories

Photo, Video and Graphics:
Edit and format photos and videos for social media and web (Using Canva as the main Editing Tool)
Photo, video and audio editing
Photography and videography
Gifs, animations and graphics

Media Relations:
Help compile and update media contact lists
Prepare media reports on assigned subjects
Identify and research opportunities to share H.U.G. stories with relevant journalists and media outlets.
Assist with press release/media advisory writing, editing, distribution, and media outreach

Miscellaneous Communications and Administrative Support:
Taking notes during meetings
Create and manage PowerPoint presentations
Report preparation for meetings and presentations
General administrative and communications support as assigned.
Spanish language skills desirable