Empowerment Through Integration (ETI) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to developing a more inclusive society through both empowering youth with disabilities individually and transforming social and cultural stigmas against disability globally. We offer life skills training, emotional support, and community service opportunities—both to individuals with disabilities and to their peers, families, and communities. Through these and other programs, we work to promote the achievement of a genuinely inclusive society through the recognition and elimination of stigma against disability, acknowledging and rejecting bias, and elevating respect for individual value.
To further our mission, ETI needs consistent, high-quality, and effective communications with our members, donors, and networks. We are currently seeking a communications intern to help support our communications strategy, curate and share our unique content, and grow our reach on social media and beyond.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Collection and development of stories and news from across ETI’s departments and global programs for sharing on our website, social media channels, and more
Support for members of the Communications Team, including drafting social media posts, newsletter content, and outreach materials
Implementing and maintaining organized, easily searchable, and accessible archives of our work and multimedia library
Research on effective nonprofit communications practices including email newsletters, physical mailings, and social media.
Contributions to strategies that grow ETI’s digital audience, donor base, and other relationships
A passion for social justice and disabilities rights issues and a willingness to learn are essential!
Ideally, this candidate will also have experience with on marketing, communications, journalism, or similar fields and bring an interest in organizational and nonprofit communications. We welcome applications from current students and recent graduates. This person will be available to work on a remote basis 5–10 hours per week, although we have desk space in our Cambridge, MA office available for local candidates.
Applications are currently being accepted and are considered on a rolling basis. Scheduling is flexible and we are willing to work around school schedules, vacations, and other commitments.
Although this internship is unpaid, we are pleased to offer our interns the following benefits:
· A friendly and comfortable office work space;
· Professional development opportunities and career development support;
· Exposure to and connection with many organizations working in the disability rights, diversity and inclusion, or similar fields; and,
· And the chance to work directly with ETI CEO Sara Minkara, an internationally recognized leader and advocate in the field.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org