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We are hiring new interns!

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We are currently accepting applications for internship positions. Keep up with us on social media to be notified when new positions are available! -Interns must be committed for at least 3 months -Preference will be given to secondary and university students, recent university graduates, and current graduate students

Youths For Excellence

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We are hiring new interns!

Come join our dynamic team of young movers and shakers and work alongside key decision makers in government and several business sectors. We are currently accepting applications for internship positions. Keep up with us on social media to be notified when new positions are available! -Interns must be committed for at least 3 months -Preference will be given to secondary and university students, recent university graduates, and current graduate students

Open Positions

Social Media & Marketing Intern

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and curate engaging content and design templates for social media posts for Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook accounts
  • Design Mailchimp invites (or similar email invites) for internal and external events (e.g. conference) as well as event flyers
  • Conceptualize ideas for social media activities
  • Maintain daily presence on instagram and other social media platforms
  • Update Website page
  • Design new website & make update

 

Qualifications:

  • Ability to commit at least 6-10 hrs a week
  • Capacity to work remotely
  • Skilled in Graphic Design
  • Organized & self-motivated
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and respectfully
  • Ability to reach deadlines for assignments
  • **Web design is a plus!**
  • Familiarity with Canva, Wix, MailChimp or other design platforms

Blog Writer/Journalist Intern

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Regularly pitch new blog content ideas and work to produce them
  • Interviewing and communicating with volunteers, staff, and project partners to research stories and create unique, intriguing blog content
  • Write op-eds for Newspapers such as the Jamaican Observer
  • Researching topics that relate to YFE’s mission and vision and producing high-quality articles about these issues

 

Qualifications:

  • Ability to commit at least 6-10 hrs a week
  • Capacity to work remotely
  • Organized & self-motivated
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and respectfully
  • Ability to reach deadlines for assignments

Project Execution/Management Intern

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Help manage and implement current projects (which include fundraising events)
  • Conceptualize ideas for new projects)

Qualifications:

  • Ability to commit at least 6-10 hrs a week
  • Capacity to work remotely
  • Organized & self-motivated
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and respectfully
  • Ability to reach deadlines for assignments

Application Materials:

  • Resume/CV
  • One-page (max) cover letter: Cover letter should describe: Your interest in a specific role, your desire to work for an organization like Youths For Excellence, and the tangible skills and experiences that make you a great candidate for the role

To Apply:

  • Please email your resume and cover letter (pdfs) to info@youthsforexcellence.org 
  • The subject line should follow this format `POSITIONTITLE_LASTNAME, FIRSTNAME’
  • Optional: Applicants interested in Social Media Internship should send in samples of prior work; Applicants interested in writing blogs should send in a writing sample

 

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but we encourage you to apply early as the number of available internship positions is limited. *Incomplete applications will not be considered

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