Digital Media Intern

Location:
Washington, DC (Hybrid work required)

Application Deadline: September 23, 2022

The National Organization for Women is the largest grassroots organization of feminist activists in the United States. NOW has hundreds of thousands of contributing supporters and members in chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Since ​its​ founding in 1966, NOW’s purpose is to take action through intersectional grassroots activism to promote feminist ideals, lead societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political, and economic life.

Each semester NOW interns participate in a wide range of activities that provide them with the tools and knowledge to become activist leaders, such as:

  • Frequent opportunities to organize and attend Congressional and U.S. Supreme Court hearings, press conferences, demonstrations, and rallies
  • Writing blog posts about current feminist and social justice issues
  • Attending NOW 101’s: workshops with staff focusing on feminist issues and professional development
  • Lobbying members of Congress to support key legislation
  • Engaging with NOW’s grassroots members

Duties:
Digital Media/Communications: The Digital Media/Communications intern is responsible for assisting with all digital/social media-related material. The intern will support the digital team in: crafting content, sharing weekly content focused on the news and NOW’s core issues, researching core issue content and historical events, and engaging in activist campaigns (i.e. Twitterstorms). Additional Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the creation of NOW-branded social media graphics using Canva
  • NOW Chapter & member research
  • Support creating content for TikToks and Social Media Toolkits for ongoing campaigns
  • Knowledge of Hey Orca, Photoshop, and video editing is a plus, but not required

Qualifications:
Prospective interns should be hard-working, enthusiastic, and flexible individuals who possess or seek a working knowledge of women's issues and feminist organizing. Interns should also be committed to continuing to struggle for equality and justice once they leave the internship program and return to their communities.

Salary: NOW pays an allowance of $700 monthly for interns to offset travel and meal expenses associated with the internship. 24-32 hours per week is preferred. A minimum commitment of 10 weeks is required.

How to Apply:
Complete an online application form here: https://airtable.com/shrMLJBmL2K9lc1mR Do you have more questions about our internships? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page, or please email internships@now.org.