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Creative Learning – Fall Communication and Outreach Intern

Creative Learning, a Washington-DC based not-for-profit organization, seeks a full-time Communications and Outreach Intern for the America’s Unofficial Ambassadors (AUA) initiative. AUA is increasing the number of Americans who volunteer in the Muslim World. This position is mission-driven. The intern must be social media savvy, have a passion for volunteer service and show a demonstrated interest in some aspect of the Muslim World (Africa, Asia, or the Middle East). Superior communication and organizational skills are equally necessary. This position carries a stipend of $500 and a $500 credit towards participation in an AUA program for successful completion of the full-time internship during the fall semester, 35-40 hours a week. Part-time and remote interns will also be considered.

This position will entail:

  •  Conducting email outreach to colleges and universities to promote AUA programs
  •  Coordinating recruitment presentations on college and university campuses and grassroots presentations by returned AUA volunteers
  •  Drafting and distributing press releases to the media and bloggers highlighting AUA programs
  •  Managing the publication of blog post from volunteers, editing blog posts as needed and promoting key posts on social media
  •  Implementing an aggressive social media strategy under the direction of AUA staff, including managing and expanding the reach of AUA’s Facebook and Twitter pages,

The Intern will report to the AUA Program Coordinator.

This position required the following:

  •      Excellent organizational and communication skills
  •      Proven track record of dependability, a respect for details, the capacity to multi- task, and a can-do, team-oriented, entrepreneurial, and enthusiastic attitude;
  •  Previous experience and/or interest in the Muslim World
  •  Previous experience volunteering
  •  Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite, WordPress, Facebook, and Twitter

Creative Learning (www.creativelearning.org) is located in Friendship Heights in Washington, DC. Please send a letter of interest, resume, an 800 word writing sample and three references to Stefan(at)CreativeLearning.org with “Communications and Outreach Intern” in the subject line. Applicants must submit all materials to be considered. No phone calls please. 

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