RAINN
  • 08-Jul-2019 (EST)
  • Speakers Bureau Intern
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Unpaid Internship
  • Unpaid Internship

Do you have a passion for making sure survivors' voices are heard? Are you interested in learning more about working with the media and changing the cultural narrative about sexual violence? Do you have a strong desire to be directly involved in survivors' journeys towards healing and empowerment? 

The RAINN Speakers Bureau is a national program that consists of 3,500 survivors of sexual violence who volunteer to share their stories for the purpose of raising awareness, increasing public education, initiating policy changes, and bringing hope to other survivors. 

The Speakers Bureau Intern will work under the Communications Liaison within RAINN's communications team to support the ongoing efforts of the RAINN Speakers Bureau. College students (or recent graduates) with a Communications, Media Studies, English, Psychology, or Social Work degree are encouraged to apply. This position will start on September 9, 2019 in RAINN's Washington, D.C. offices.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Community group outreach 
  • Media pitching
  • Event planning
  • Newsletter content creation
  • Direct correspondence with members 
  • List cleaning and database maintenance

Required Qualifications

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Exceptional writing and editing 
  • Perceptive, empathetic; remarkable people skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive information
  • Passion for RAINN's mission
  • Capable of successfully completing a criminal background check administered by RAINN

This is an unpaid, part-time position with a requirement of 20 hours per week. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

TO APPLY: Please attach the following materials at https://rainn.applicantpro.com/jobs/1130063.html:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • An example of a survivor story you've seen featured in the media (TV show, news story, op-ed, etc.) and a one page response of why you believe it was, or was not, portrayed well. 

 

When you work for RAINN, you're joining a team of experts and professionals who stand up for survivors of sexual violence every day.  Your job is important--and so are you.  RAINN will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.  RAINN is committed to maximizing the diversity of its organization and depends on a diverse staff to carry out its mission, and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

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