The ACLU of Alabama seeks a dynamic Communications Intern to develop and implement a variety of communications strategies to build support for the ACLU’s work. An affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, the mission of the ACLU of Alabama is to protect and advance the civil rights and civil liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution. This unpaid internship is part-time and has a flexible schedule.
Interns will work under the direct supervision of the Communications Manager and will have an opportunity to work with the office on a variety of projects and campaigns. Key responsibilities may include:
Developing, creating, and editing content for the ACLU of Alabama’s website and social media platforms.
Assisting the Communications Manager with media outreach, such as drafting press releases or talking points.
Designing and writing materials that advance educational and advocacy initiatives.
Researching best practices and analyzing data to gather ideas and identify areas of improvement.
Handling administrative tasks as needed, such as updating web pages and tracking media placements.
A commitment to diversity, civil liberties, and social justice.
Strong written and oral communication skills. Fluency in another language is a plus but not required.
Must be a self-starter, highly organized, and detail-oriented with strong interpersonal skills and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
Experience with graphic design, web design, video editing, and/or social media.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and one-page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Reference “Internship Application” and your first and last name in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
The ACLU of Alabama is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender individuals, people over 55, and people with a criminal record.