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Groundation Grenada Open Call: 2013 Internship

June 17, 2013

Groundation Grenada is emerging as force to be reckoned with, do you want to be a part of the movement? We are seeking to appoint an Editorial & Outreach Intern, preferably a college/university student or recent graduate, with an interest in social justice, art & film, journalism and community building. While at Groundation, the selected candidate will have the opportunity to: Gain invaluable hands on experience at an emerging Caribbean creative informal initiative || connect with artists, writers and organizers from the region and diaspora || develop a solid writing practice and social media management skills || Earn work experience that will be a rich addition to a resume.

 

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Title: Editorial & Outreach Internship (1 position available)

 
Location: Most of the internship’s operations will be based online. However, if selected candidate lives in Grenada, on occasion they will be asked to meet in person and participate in Groundation events. 
 
Description: Under the guidance of the Director, this internship will provide a unique opportunity to develop skills in the following areas: 

+ Coordinating writers and editorial schedule for blog

+ Research, marketing, and community outreach

+ Social media management

+ Writing blog posts and specified content

+ Audio and video tech work

+ Organizing and maintaining contact databases

+ General administrative and editorial work

+ Event planning and execution

+ Anything else you might be interested in — we want to help you thrive.

 

Candidates should:

+ Preferably be a college/university student or recent graduate

+ Have consistent and reliable access to internet

+ Competent  with Microsoft Office or Google Drive

+ Independent worker who is also able to be a part of a team

+ Attention to detail and ability to follow through

+ Familiarity with video & photo editing programs is a plus

 

Screening of Jayson Keeling's work as part of Groundation's Collabo with ARC Magazine to launch their 7th issue at Fort Matthew on 06.06.13

Screening of Jayson Keeling’s work as part of Groundation’s Collabo with ARC Magazine to launch their 7th issue at Fort Matthew on 06.06.13 Photo by Sharelly Emanuelson

Benefits:

+ Invaluable work experience to enrich your resume

+ Become part of a growing network of local & international artists, activists and entrepreneurs

+ Work to create real change in the community

+ Learn the ins & outs of starting up our own initiatives

+ Develop an informed writing practice

+ Gain skills in web content management and optimizing social media effectiveness

 

Duration: 4 – 6 months
 

Approx. Hours per week:  8-10 hours

 

Screening of Jeannette Ehlers' work as part of Groundation’s Collabo with ARC Magazine to launch their 7th issue at Fort Matthew on 06.06.13

Screening of Jeannette Ehlers’ work as part of Groundation’s Collabo with ARC Magazine to launch their 7th issue at Fort Matthew on 06.06.13Photo by Sharelly Emanuelson

 

Applications are due: No later than 6pm June 30th 2013. If you are interested, please send application, along with cover letter and resume to groundationgrenada@gmail.com. Please include “Editorial & Outreach Internship” in the subject line of your email. Late applications will not be considered.

Groundation Grenada Internship Application (word doc)

GroundationGrenada Internship Application (PDF)

 

Questions: Don’t hesitate to ask, email us at groundationgrenada@gmail.com or call (473) 410-5271

 

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RealGroundationLogo_TransparentGroundation Grenada is a youth led social action collective, founded in 2009, which focuses on the use of creative media to assess the community’s needs, raise consciousness and act to create positive radical growth.  We pursue our mission online, through Groundationgrenada.com, and this year began expanding to live events and special projects in collaboration with local, regional and international artists and activists. Groundation Grenada’s website supports both local and diasporic voices, acting as an interface to connect youth who are hungry for innovative change.

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