Digital Campaigns Internship

As a Corporate Accountability International intern, you will be a part of making change in the world with a powerhouse, member-supported organization, protecting human rights, public health, and the environment from corporate abuse around the globe. For 39 years, we have successfully challenged corporations like Nestlé, ExxonMobil, and McDonald’s, securing life-saving victories in the face of tremendous power, money, and influence. Our campaigns are advancing the human right to water; challenging the fast food industry’s role in the breakdown of our food system; ensuring big polluters are kicked out of international climate negotiations; and standing up to Big Tobacco to secure public health policies across the world.

We are deeply committed to prioritizing the leadership of those who bear the brunt of corporate abuse: women, people of color, low-income people, people in the Global South, and LGBTQ folks around the world. As such, people of color, women, and LGBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply for our internship program.

Our internships are a unique opportunity for you to gain valuable campaigning and non-profit experience, cultivate your interest in social justice, learn to operate in a fast-paced campaign organization, and gain critical skills and experience. In the digital campaign internship you will play a critical role in building and strengthening our online membership.  Learn how to use our email and social media platforms to bring people onboard to take action on our campaigns.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and  track our online activity;
  • Assist in building organizational capacity to reach a wide audience with our online actions and communications;
  • Work closely with our digital team to load emails;
  • Draft content for various online platforms including the organization’s website, social media channels, blog, and others;
  • Help identify and build relationships with allies through online actions;
  • Assist the membership team in engaging members in the digital space and the rest of the development unit in other fundraising tasks as necessary;
  • Assist the communications unit on a range of tasks from rapid response to editing web content;
  • Participate in campaign and organization-building activities.

 

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Good organizational skills, attention to detail, professional demeanor, and the ability to juggle several tasks while meeting deadlines;
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, CRMs, and/or Google Analytics a plus;
  • Experience in writing for variety of audiences on different online platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook, and blogs a plus;
  • Photography and film editing experience a plus;
  • Experience with design software is preferable (including InDesign, Photoshop, etc.);
  • Experience in a high-energy campaign or non-profit setting preferable.

 

Details:

Location: Boston, MA

Duration: Fall internships will begin in early September and end the first week of December. 

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship, however $200 will be provided toward transportation and students may receive course credit for their internship.    

Training: Classroom sessions and ongoing trainings will be provided by senior campaign staff.

To Apply: Attach your resume to the online application, and please include a cover letter and list of three references. Please let us know where you heard about the position. If you are having trouble uploading, please email your materials to Taggart Wass at internships@stopcorporateabuse.org. 

 

Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization. People of color, women, and LGBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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