Re:store Justice Communications Intern
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Application Deadline: September 30, 2018
Start Date: ASAP
Re:store Justice, a rapidly growing non-profit dedicated to reforming California’s criminal justice system, is seeking a dynamic and motivated Communications Intern to join our team!
The primary function of this role is to support the organization in day-to-day activities and operations as related to communications and community engagement. The intern will learn about and contribute to efforts dedicated to restoring the voices of those personally impacted by violent crime and incarceration in order to transform toxic narratives and support reforms at the systemic level for true healing and public safety.
- Aiding and assisting in content creation
- Compiling and organizing outreach lists for content/resource distribution and/or media coverage
- Drafting and editing correspondence
- Conducting research to inform decisions pertaining to partnerships, messaging frameworks, and/or community engagement
- Assisting with any additional related projects or duties, as needed.
- A demonstrated commitment or strong interest in criminal justice reform, restorative justice, and/or human rights
- Ability to thrive in fast-paced environments as a collaborative team player, who can also work autonomously
- Excellent writing and interpersonal skills
- Excellent research and analytical skills
- Highly organized, attentive to detail, with a positive problemsolver attitude
- Creative, resourceful and isn’t afraid to think-outside-of-the-box
- Working knowledge of social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube)
- Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate institution with a minimum 3.3 GPA
- The ideal candidate will have basic graphic design/video editing experience and tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) - although this is not required.
Internships are currently unpaid, but academic credit can often be arranged through approval by University administrators as this internship provides direct exposure to the workings of a community-based organization, supervision and guidance by Re:store Justice staff, interaction with advocates and opportunities to attend events relating to social justice.
How to Apply: Please apply by sending your cover letter and curriculum vitae, and a brief writing sample to email@example.com. Due to the large response, we may not be able to respond to each application. Thank you for your interest!
Re:store Justice is an equal opportunity, fair chance employer. Those who have had direct contact with the criminal justice system are encouraged to apply.