Communications Intern

  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year

CLEAR Global

Contract Length: 6 months, with the possibility of a 6-month extension

Hours: Full time

Location: Home based, (available during CET core working hours)

Travel: None

Reporting to: Communications Coordinator

Deadline for applications: 5 September, 2023

Interns receive a monthly stipend of 500 USD for full-time commitment.

CLEAR Global is an equal-opportunity employer, committed to having a diverse team where individuals of all backgrounds collaborate and learn from one another. We believe we can be most effective with diverse experience and expertise in our team. We recruit on merit, actively seek diverse applicant pools and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, age, gender identity and expression, national origin, race and ethnicity, religious beliefs, marital or parental status, or sexual orientation, and welcome all types of diversity.

The role

The Communications Intern reports to the Communications Coordinator and the role sits in the communications team.

The Communications Intern plays a vital role in managing CLEAR Global’s social media platforms through content generation and management. They will creatively craft stories that build on the organization’s digital brand across multiple channels. They will act as the main contact for responding to inquiries from social media, email and phone for both internal and external audiences. They will also be part of wider organizational campaigns to support CLEAR Global’s work to help people get information, whatever language they speak. The role also provides administrative support on website updates, reporting and team(s). This internship opportunity is for a motivated and detail-oriented person, ready to gain hands-on experience in the field of communications and contribute to our organization’s success.

Responsibilities

  • Drive impactful storytelling on social media by identifying, developing, and pitching content ideas.
  • Manage social media including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and other platforms to boost engagement.
  • Develop compelling social media campaigns for the organization’s communications initiatives.
  • Compile and share performance reports across the organization’s digital media platforms.
  • Monitor and manage social media inboxes, promptly responding to general inquiries received through email and phone including updating email response workflows, templates, and guidelines.
  • Update and maintain routine web content including publications, vacancy announcements, press releases, blogs, and others.
  • Provide administrative support by organizing and maintaining communications related documents, files, and databases.
  • Work alongside the communications team to incorporate efficient communication workflows for internal and external communication.

Qualifications

CLEAR Global is seeking an energetic team player with a passion for communications. They should be enthusiastic about the importance of increasing access to knowledge through language. The right candidate agrees with CLEAR Global’s basic beliefs and values and can work virtually with team members based throughout the world.

Requirements

  • Enrolled in or recently graduated (within the last 2 years) from a university degree program in communications, marketing, humanities, or related field
  • Experience as an intern in a communications, marketing, PR, or similar role
  • Experience using social media marketing tools
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft and Google products
  • Excellent English writing and editing skills. Writing sample will be required.
  • Demonstrated interest in language issues.
  • Knowledge and experience using online marketing tools such as WordPress, HubSpot, MailChimp and design programs.
  • Knowledge of Graphic Design tools such as Canva and Adobe.
  • Willingness to work in a small team with a range of team members.
  • Willingness to explore different outreach mechanisms, electronic and in person.
  • Resourceful, able to self direct.

Job requirements

The successful candidate will need to have access to a stable internet connection and a computer to be able to carry out the role.

About CLEAR Global

CLEAR Global exists to help people get vital information, and be heard, whatever language they speak. We believe that everyone has the right to give and receive information in a language and format they understand. We work with nonprofit partners and a global community of language professionals to build local language translation capacity, and raise awareness of language barriers. Our network of over 100,000 community members translate millions of words of life-saving and life-changing information a year.

Core values

CLEAR Global employees and volunteers are people who believe passionately about the value of this work and take personal responsibility for achieving the mission. CLEAR Global’s mission and organizational spirit embody the core values established in its strategic framework:

  • Excellence: As the leading voice for communicating humanitarian information in the right language, CLEAR Global is a leader in the translation industry and in the non-profit sector.
  • Integrity: CLEAR Global believes that every person, whether it’s the people who we serve, our volunteers or our staff, has value, deserves respect and has inherent dignity.
  • Empowerment: CLEAR Global believes in using language to empower people around the world to control their own development and destiny.
  • Innovation: CLEAR Global recognizes and celebrates the power of innovation to address humanitarian and crisis issues around the world.
  • Sustainability: CLEAR Global recognizes that meeting our mission necessitates establishment and maintenance of a solid financial and organizational infrastructure.
  • Tolerance: Our staff and volunteers are highly knowledgeable and skilled; value each other, our partner and our recipients; create a supportive work environment; and, conduct themselves professionally at all times.

CLEAR Global may re-advertise the vacancy, cancel the recruitment, offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration at its discretion.

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