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GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP - SUMMER 2021

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Rian Immigrant Center (formerly the Irish International Immigrant Center)

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Please note that our office is currently closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic but we continue to provide our services remotely. For all 2021 internships, we will be working remotely until further notice.

ROLE DESCRIPTION:

The Communications program at the Rian Immigrant Center manages the external and internal organizational communications. The graphic design intern works closely with the communications team to help create our marketing, social media, and outreach materials. This position requires previous design experience.

TIME COMMITMENT 20+ hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9am- 5pm, but willing to work with class schedules (hours negotiable). Start and end date not set in stone - we can work with your school semester start and finish dates.

DATES:

Summer Term: May/June 1 - Aug 31

INTERNSHIP DETAILS: This is an unpaid internship, but it may qualify as an eligible internship for course credit. Please check with your internship coordinator BEFORE accepting to determine if you might be able to do this internship for credit .

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design marketing materials for our communications department (reports, social media, campaigns, newsletters, event invitations, etc) that adhere to brand guidelines
  • Work with the communications team to develop social media campaigns
  • Support the design or our monthly online newsletter
  • Create images for web and update images on our websitellet

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graphic design experience, knowledge of Adobe Suite
  • Experience using and uploading media to Wordpress (not required but helpful)
  • Excellent communication and research skills
  • Organization, attention to detail and time management skills
  • Experience with immigrant/refugee population, preferred
  • Bilingual, or multilingual, helpful but not required

REPORTS TO: Communications Manager

The Rian Immigrant Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds and languages to apply.

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About Rian Immigrant Center (formerly the Irish International Immigrant Center)

Location:

1 STATE ST, Suite 800, Boston, MA 02109, US

Mission Statement

The Rian Immigrant Center assists immigrants from around the world as they integrate into American society, and with partner organizations, promotes reconciliation in Ireland. We are a vibrant welcome center that provides legal, wellness and education services, advocates for systemic change, and facilitates cross-cultural community building. Our vision is of a society where all people are welcomed and valued and enjoy equal opportunities and protections.

Description

The Rian Immigrant Center assists immigrants from around the world as they integrate into American society, and with partner organizations, promotes reconciliation in Ireland. We are a vibrant welcome center that provides legal, wellness and education services, advocates for systemic change, and facilitates cross-cultural community building. Our vision is of a society where all people are welcomed and valued and enjoy equal opportunities and protections.

The Rian Immigrant Center works independently, and in partnership with other organizations to maximize our services for our clients, advocate for the rights of immigrants and change legislation (Comprehensive Immigration Reform) to enable immigrants to become permanent residents and US citizens. We run a number of cross-community, cross-border programs through our partners in Northern Ireland for young unemployed adults. Rian is recognized for its work in promoting civic engagement and bridging cultural and other divides. Checkout out our website: www.riancenter.org, Facebook Page and on Twitter: rian_center

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

Mon May 31, 2021 - Fri Aug 27, 2021
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Social Media / Blogging

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • See all details noted in description above

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