About CCC & CCCAction
The Center for Community Change is committed to help build powerful and dynamic movements in diverse communities to create meaningful change. With our grassroots partners, we build the power and capacity of low-income people and communities of color to make significant policy changes in their lives.
Our focus areas include jobs and wages, immigration, retirement security, affordable housing, racial justice and barriers to employment for formerly incarcerated individuals.
The Communications Intern will assist the Communications Department in using online tools and technologies to gather and share up-to-date information on the issues we care about including immigration, jobs and worker rights, and connecting the media to stories of people faced with social problems related to these issues. This intern will also write material such as blogs, social media material, press documents as needed.
The Center for Community Change is committed to helping our interns gain valuable work experience and skills.
This position reports to: Deputy Director of Communications
Principal Responsibilities: The intern’s responsibilities will include: writing materials such as blogs, Facebook posts, tweets, and web copy; conducting online research and monitoring specific online trends related to our issue areas; compiling online performance statistics; and assisting with other tasks, as assigned.
Qualifications: Qualified candidates should be self-motivated and responsible, enjoy writing, have strong communication skills and be passionate about community organizing and social justice. Some new media experience, personally or professionally, is preferred. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this position.
This internship is held year-round. Scheduling is flexible and determined based upon the intern’s availability and course/exam schedule. A transportation stipend of $1500 for the entire internship is provided to offset commuting costs. The internship also can be used for academic credit in accordance with a curriculum specified by an institution of higher education.
How to apply: Please submit resume, a cover letter and at least two writing samples to: [email protected]
The Center for Community Change is an Equal Opportunity Employer