Application Deadline: December 21, 2012
The National Council of Women's Organizations (NCWO) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit umbrella organization of approximately 240 groups that collectively represent over eleven million women across the United States. NCWO members collaborate through substantive policy work and grassroots activism to address issues of concern to women, including workplace and economic equity, education and job training, affirmative action, Social Security, reproductive freedom, health, and global progress for women's equality. NCWO provides a coalescing force uniting member organizations around a common agenda, and a commitment to advancing the issues that impact women's lives.
In 2010, NCWO embraced the world of social media. We have greatly increased our online presence, credibility and following. NCWO is seeking a dedicated and hardworking intern who is passionate about women's issues and social media and is technologically savvy who will continue to grow our social media presence.
Duties include but are not limited to:
• Advancing NCWO's presence on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Pinterest • Tweet and update facebook on a regular basis and participate in relevant conversations • Researching articles and stories related to women and girls • Researching NCWO's member organizations and making sure to highlight their accomplishments • Develop NCWO blog and/or share articles and blogs written by NCWO members • Introduce NCWO staff to new forms of social media and efficient technology • Assist maintaining NCWO's website
• Advanced computer skills and knowledge required • Proven experience with social media tools, blogs, and website maintenance software • Interest in the women's movement • Good organizational skills and attention to detail • Good written and verbal communication skills