Social Media and Communications Intern

Job position / title
Social Media and Communications Intern
Name of business / employer
ReUse Works / Ragfinery
Job description / duties
Position Summary: Ragfinery’s mission is to divert textile waste from the wastestream by engaging in creative re-use, and in providing economic development opportunities for individuals in our community. We are looking for an unpaid intern who will work with staff to maintain and improve a social media campaign with the goal to educate about job training, waste reduction, repair, creative reuse and sustainable fashion. The ideal candidate wants to learn about social media or communications, is creative visually and with words, and wants to gain confidence in their ability to create original social media content for ReUse Works. The ideal candidate is experienced with fiber arts skills, like sewing, knitting, crocheting, or more. We would like to highlight this internship as an extension of our job training efforts, and an opportunity for the applicant to gain necessary skills and experience which will further them along their professional path.
Responsibilities:
-Understand and communicate the importance of re-use in the pursuit of sustainable fashion to our clients and customers, as well as highlight the importance of job training for community building.
-Maintain frequent contact and build relationships with staff, volunteers and trainees.
-Create a bank of social media posts and ideas that can be posted in the future.
-Follow a social media posting calendar, and track data metrics regularly.
-Engage with clients and partners through social media to cultivate community relationships with local artists and organizations.

Qualifications
Qualifications include:
-Interest in social media.
-Professionally communicate with colleagues.
-Effective time management and self motivation.

Application deadline / closing date
02/15/2020
Salary / rate of pay
Unpaid
Days and hours of employment
5-10 hours a week, for 3-6 months
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
March 31st to June 31st or August 15th
Person or department to contact
Hannah Prather
Business address
1421 N Forest St, Bellingham Washington 98225
Email
vista@reuseworks.org
Phone
360.738.6977
How to apply
Email a cover letter and resume to Hannah Prather at vista@reuseworks.org

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] Cover letter