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Jobs at the Feminist Majority Foundation: Arlington, VA
Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF)/ Feminist Majority (FM) seeks a highly motivated and innovative person with knowledge of and passion for feminist issues, social justice issues, and current events from an intersection lens for the position of Communications Coordinator. This position supervises the Online Communications Associate.
The Communications Coordinator will complete the following tasks in the following areas:
The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) seeks a highly motivated person with knowledge of and passion for feminist issues, social justice issues, and current events to be a Communications Associate.
- Schedule regular social media updates throughout the week
- Participate in social media chats, social media actions, Twitter storms, etc.
THE FEMINIST NEWSWIRE
- Write, edit, format, and publish daily Feminist Newswire posts
- Create and maintain a consistent publishing schedule for all FMF blogs
EMAILS AND ACTIONS
- Produce email blasts, action alerts, event pages, and donation pages using our CRM
- Write and/or edit online copy, including website, blog, and email content
- Develop online campaigns that complement, support, and promote FMF campaigns
- Create and implement strategies to build lists, develop supporter retention strategies
- Manage media/communications intern
- Assist in planning and coordinating events as needed
- Respond to press inquiries as needed
- Other assignments as needed
Ideal candidates will:
- Have a minimum of one year of experience in communications or a related field (can include internships)
- Be well-versed in online activism and have a demonstrated passion for feminist issues
- Be long-time users of Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram personally and/or professionally
- Have basic knowledge of HTML
- Have experience using SALSA or a similar CRM
- Have basic to intermediate knowledge of WordPress
Awesome, but not required qualifications:
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign and Photoshop
- Campaign/organizing experience
The Feminist Majority Foundation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals.
Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internships (Spring / Fall / Summer)
The Feminist Majority Foundation works to achieve women’s social, political, and economic equality around the world; our interns are essential.
Interns perform a wide variety of responsibilities, including monitoring press conferences, research, web and social media outreach and writing, event and community organizing, public policy analysis, organizational networking, media relations, and monitoring Congressional hearings. Each intern works closely with a staff member in order to learn directly from hands on experience and to contribute to substantive projects. All who are interested are encouraged to apply.
Interns in our Washington, DC office have the opportunity to work in one or more of the following areas:
- Choices Feminist Campus Leadership Program Work with FMF’s campus staff to launch pro-choice student groups on college campuses nationwide and conduct outreach to global women’s studies programs. Work on current campus initiatives including: Campaign to Expose Fake Clinics, Global Women’s and Reproductive Rights Campaign, Young Women’s Leadership Conferences, and our Gender Equity in Education Campaign.
- Education Equity Program Work on new efforts to save Title IX, contribute to a national network to help educators increase gender equity, and develop new FMF gender equity materials.
- Girls Learn International Work with FMF’s Girls Learn International program staff to launch GLI Chapters at high schools and middle schools in the U.S. and to identify new Partner Schools abroad. Conduct research and help develop new human rights based curriculum for the program.
- Global Health and Rights Help research and mobilize a feminist constituency on US foreign policy including international family planning,violence against women, sweatshops, peace and the environment.
- Government Relations Work closely with FMF’s Government relations director. Monitor congressional activity, research legislation, and attend committee meetings on the Hill.
- Media Team Contribute stories to the Feminist Daily Newswire, research media contacts and strategy, and develop press materials.
- National Clinic Access Project Be a part of the nation’s largest and oldest clinic defense team. Research and collect data on anti-abortion violence directed at health care workers and patients; monitor anti-abortion websites and literature.
- Web & Communications Team Be a part of an award-winning web team. Plan, organize, and market FMF’s website; research potential partnerships with other websites, participate in online discussions of feminist topics; learn marketable skills in DreamWeaver and Fireworks, and contribute new content to FMF sites. No prior web experience necessary.
To apply, email your resume (including GPA), cover letter, and a writing sample of no more than 3 pages to email@example.com. Interns are accepted for the following periods: Summer (June to August), Fall (September to December), and Spring (January to May). Please specify the internship area in which you would prefer to work in your application packet.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the slots for each session are filled. You can call (703)522-2214 or 1-866-444-3652 with any questions.
Jobs at Ms. Magazine: Beverly Hills, CA
National Campus Organizer
The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) is seeking highly motivated and passionate graduating seniors and recent college graduates (1-3 years out of college) to work with campus feminist groups, colleges and universities across the country as National Campus Organizers for FMF’s Choices Campus Leadership Program. FMF is hiring for this position in both the Beverly Hills, CA and the Arlington, VA offices.
National Campus Organizers play an essential role at the Feminist Majority Foundation. Campus organizers are responsible for launching and maintaining pro-choice, feminist activist groups called Feminist Majority Leadership Alliances (FMLAs) and affiliated feminist groups who identify themselves with other names; developing and implementing Choices Campus campaigns; and conducting leadership and issue-based training for student activists.
This position requires at least 10 weeks of travel per academic year and regular communication with groups, students and faculty on campuses. All eligible applicants must have a current and valid driver’s license, which is necessary for traveling, proficiency in social media, excellent public speaking skills and enjoy networking and communicating with other people whether by telephone, text, email or while attending conferences and workshops. A strong understanding and experience with using social media platforms as an organizing tool is a plus.
Campus Organizers will have the opportunity to:
- Gain first-hand experience with a national grassroots feminist organization
- Lead and shape national, pro-choice, civil rights, and feminist campus campaigns
- Serve as a lead grassroots organizer
- Train the next generation of feminist leaders
- Collaborate with other social justice organizations on key issues facing women
- Participate in the planning implementation of conferences and special events.
- Maintain and develop campus activist databases
QUALIFICATIONS AND APPLICATION
Successful candidates will have prior leadership experience working on women’s rights and social justice issues, which includes but not limited to demonstrated knowledge and/or leadership in a feminist group, environmental group, racial justice group, LGBTQ group, or participating on student government. Candidates should have experience working with diverse communities, is a team player, and is solution oriented. In addition, great applicants will be able to demonstrate that they are self-starters, have endurance to work on grassroots campaigns, adjust their schedules and/or time commitments to a project with short notice, and work in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should be committed to moving the feminist movement forward and passionate about creating positive social change.
The Feminist Majority Foundation/Feminist Majority is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals.
Complete applications require a resume, a cover letter detailing leadership experience and interest in feminist and pro-choice issues, a writing sample, and three academic/professional references. Only completed applications will be reviewed. Please send a complete application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ms. Editorial Internship
We’re looking for bright, energetic, resourceful people with excellent research and writing skills. For the print magazine, our interns help gather and fact-check information, work on specific office projects, and participate in creating the magazine’s National News section. For Ms. Online, interns fact-check and photo-research Ms. Blog posts, write several posts weekly, and curate outside content. This is a great opportunity to learn how the editorial side of a non-profit magazine operates — from the inception of an idea to the final printed product — and a great place to gain new feminist perspectives. We have fall, spring, summer, and winter internships; please specify your availability. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
E-mail a cover letter, resume, 2 journalistic writing samples, and 2 letters of recommendation or 2 references to:
Ms./Feminist Majority Foundation
433 S. Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
phone: 310. 556.2500
fax: 310. 556.2509
Note: Intern applicants from outside the United States are welcome but if accepted, are responsible for obtaining the documentation necessary for their entry into the United States.
Ms./Feminist Majority Foundation Public Relations Internship
We’re looking for detail-oriented, outgoing people who are very comfortable doing phone outreach and enthusiastic about Ms. and feminism. Interns will help promote each issue of Ms. Duties include booking interviews for Ms. authors and editors, researching and compiling contacts from websites and electronic databases, coming up with timely promotional ideas, and creating press materials. Interns will also help with research projects for the Feminist Majority Foundation, and during the spring internship will be involved in organizing our annual global event. Event-planning experience is helpful. Microsoft Excel and internet research skills a necessity; Word, Filemaker, Access, and html a plus. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.