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INTERNSHIPS

SMF is currently seeking interns based in our New York office. All positions are unpaid, and we ask for a commitment of at least 15-20 hours per week.

To apply, please send your resume, a cover letter, and a brief writing sample to internships@somaly.org. Please include your name and the position that you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

For Spring internships, please apply by December 1. For Summer internships, please apply by May 1. For Fall internships, please apply by August 1. We consider applications on a rolling basis.

Communications Internship

Development Internship

Communications Internship

SMF is currently seeking a Communications Intern to assist the Senior Director of Communications and the Communications Associate. This position is unpaid and based in our New York office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Basic design work: creating flyers, editing images, preparing web content
• Drafting and sending new announcements, newsletters, promotional materials, blogging, and other writing assignments as needed, under the supervision of the Senior Director of Communications and Director of Partnerships
• Researching and writing content for SMF platforms and other outlets
• Proofreading and fact checking of SMF documents
• Drafting correspondence for members of the team
• Online research, social media support and community management
• Campaign management, content development and execution
• Administrative duties, including answering Somaly Mam Foundation telephones, filing and photocopying, accepting express mail packages, assisting with bulk mailings, greeting SMF guests, coordinating maintenance and repair service for the office, running errands, and any other tasks assigned

Qualifications:
• Passionate with a strong commitment to ending sex slavery and human trafficking
• Background in journalism, marketing, advocacy, communications, or a similar relevant field
• Strong research abilities and organizational skills
• Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
• An eye for good design and clean branding
• Able to work independently and collaboratively, to take initiative, and to build valuable tasks to benefit the organization
• Good sense of humor, able to work in fun environment!
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Photoshop, InDesign, Drupal, and basic HTML skills (or the desire to learn) are a plus but not required
• Non-profit experience preferred but not required

Development Internship

SMF is currently seeking a Development Intern to assist the Sr. Director of Development. This position is unpaid and based in our New York office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Donor database maintenance: updates, upkeep, data reporting
• Assisting the development and marketing team in tracking and evaluating fundraising campaigns
• Identifying prospects based on data in the donor database
• Researching and reporting on fundraising projects
• Supporting the development team as needed
• Administrative duties, including answering Somaly Mam Foundation telephones, filing and photocopying, accepting express mail packages, assisting with bulk mailings, greeting SMF guests, coordinating maintenance and repair service for the office, running errands, and any other tasks assigned

Qualifications:
• Passionate with a strong commitment to ending sex slavery and human trafficking
• Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Strong research abilities and organizational skills
• An eye for good design and clean branding
• Able to work independently and collaboratively, to take initiative, and to build valuable tasks to benefit the organization
• Good sense of humor, able to work in fun environment!
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Salesforce experience a plus
• Photoshop, InDesign, Drupal, and basic HTML skills (or the desire to learn) are a plus but not required
• Non-profit experience preferred but not required

Application instructions, again: 

To apply, please send your resume, a cover letter, and a brief writing sample to internships@somaly.org. Please include your name and the position that you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

For Spring internships, please apply by December 1. For Summer internships, please apply by May 1. For Fall internships, please apply by August 1. We consider applications on a rolling basis.