Social Media Internship

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Legal Internship

THE ORGANIZATION:

Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) empowers victims of all crimes to achieve survivor defined justice through advocacy, case management and legal services. Conveniently located within walking distance of the Takoma Park Metro Station, we are a growing DC non-profit organization with a team of passionate and dedicated staff.

POSITION SUMMARY:

NVRDC seeks a social media intern to assist the Engagement and Sustainability Coordinator in drafting and tracking social media content with the purpose of driving engagement on and off line. This is a part-time internship estimated at 24 hours a week, beginning July 1st through September 30, 2019. This internship has the possibility of becoming a full time internship at 35 hours a week. At this time this is an unpaid position.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

I. Track Social Media using content calendar.

II. Draft social media posts for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

III. Collect, review, and report on social media metrics and analytics for quarterly social media engagement reports.

IV. Research the social media presence of similar organizations and assist in the development of a communications strategy by drafting a social media strategy.

V. Attend webinars and trainings to stay up to date on social media trends etc.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Comfort and proven ability using social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram.

2. Familiarity and comprehension of social media analytics and metrics.

3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills

4. Proficiency or willingness and capacity to learn Canva and Piktochart.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus

TO APPLY

1. Please follow these specific instructions for submitting your application:

a. Email your resume and cover letter in a single PDF to Jennifer Jackson at

jennifer@nvrdc.org. Only emailed submissions will be accepted.

b. Use the subject line: “Social Media Intern Application”

2. There will be a rolling interview process, so we encourage interested candidates to apply early.

3. NVRDC will implement a blind recruitment process for the hiring of this position.

NVRDC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or status as a victim of sexual or domestic violence or stalking, or any other status protected by applicable federal and District of Columbia laws. Women of color, survivors of gender-based violence, and LGBTQ folks are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations are available to qualified applicants upon request. Auxiliary aids and services are available in alternative formats.

NVRDC is happy to host legal interns during the Fall, Spring, and Summer!

Please note the following deadlines. All positions for Summer 2019 have been filled.

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Position Summary:

Our legal internship program provides law students the opportunity to work on a variety of important issues related to representing DC crime victims in a supportive and engaging work environment. Internships with NVRDC are unpaid, but we are happy to help interns fulfill any requirements they have for receiving academic credit or outside funding for the internship.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducting client intakes with NVRDC staff attorneys

  • Assisting attorneys with case preparation for Civil Protection Order cases at DC Superior Court, including drafting opening statements, direct examinations, and closing arguments as well as organizing evidence and preparing exhibits

  • Performing legal research and writing memoranda on cutting-edge legal issues related to crime victims' rights, Civil Protection Orders, and Title IX

  • Drafting motions and other pleadings in criminal cases and Civil Protection Order cases

  • Drafting educational and promotional materials for NVRDC's outreach efforts

  • Accompanying NVRDC attorneys to court hearings in Civil Protection Order and criminal cases

  • Attending community outreach events

  • Performing other duties as needed


Desired Intern Qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm and passion for NVRDC's mission and an interest in crime victims' rights, criminal law, or social justice

  • Relevant experience or knowledge related to crime victims' rights, advocacy for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, or other related fields.

  • Strong legal research and writing skills

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to take initiative and be pro-active

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced work environment


How to Apply: 

Please fill out Internship Application here.

Once you have completed the application, please email NVRDC's Legal Intern Coordinator, Ruth Perrin, at ruth@nvrdc.org with your resume