The Communications Intern will assist with the execution of projects to develop and manage the overall provision of email, web-based, and social media communications with CJJ members and other key audiences. S/He will assist the Digital and Member Communications Manager with the monthly newsletter, Facebook and Twitter posts and responses, the CJJ blog, and other forms of member communications. Other duties include data management and administrative/logistical support.
Candidates are expected to be fast-learners who are flexible and team-oriented, have strong interpersonal skills, and have proficient-to-advanced skills with MS Office suite. Experience with basic HTML, data analysis, and familiarity with juvenile justice issues are preferred. The Communications Intern may be required to write short products and content on specific juvenile justice related topics.
Major Areas of Responsibility
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
·Bachelor's degree in advertising, journalism, or marketing field, social sciences, education, social work, law, and justice related fields or other relevant fields;
·Excellent oral and interpersonal communications skills;
·Persuasive writing, editing, and research skills, and ability to frame and draft cogent messages;
·Must be a team player who enjoys working in groups but can function individually to meet goals;
·Experience working on websites, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and/or YouTube in a professional capacity; and
Like many national nonprofit organizations, CJJ operates in a dynamic environment. Therefore, growth opportunities and responsibilities for this position may evolve in response to new strategic priorities and funding opportunities. CJJ values diversity in all aspects of its operations and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.