Job Opening: Development and Communications Intern

Job Announcement: Development and Communications Intern

Application Deadline: October 2, 2020

Start Date: November 2, 2020 (or earlier if possible)

ABOUT SOIL

SOIL is an award-winning organization founded in 2006, inspired by the belief that the most pervasive human rights abuse globally is poverty. SOIL works in Haiti to increase access to climate-positive sanitation services using a groundbreaking circular-economy model that simultaneously improves public health, food security, economic development, and ecological resiliency. SOIL’s sanitation service currently provides over 6,000 people with safely-managed sanitation, prevents over 500 metric tons of waste from polluting water resources each year, and produces over 80 metric tons of agricultural-grade compost annually. SOIL is a team of 70+ people with specialties in social business, ecology, sanitation, agriculture, finance, community relations, marketing, and more. Learn more about our work at www.oursoil.org.

JOIN OUR TEAM

SOIL is seeking a Development and Communications Intern to provide support to our small team by: assisting with communicating project activities and outcomes, creating exceptional and brand-aligned design collateral, and other special projects as needed. As a nimble, fast-paced organization, SOIL is looking for a hard-working candidate who is enthusiastic, creative, flexible, and committed to the mission of our organization and its success.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 1 year of communications and/or marketing experience OR equivalent education and ability to produce a work sample 
  • Minimum 1 year of graphic design experience OR equivalent education and ability to produce a work sample 
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to tackle and complete assignments on a quick turnaround
  • Energetic and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work well independently and as member of a remote-based team 
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate and build authentic relationships effectively across barriers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • Willingness to learn Haitian Creole 

SUPPLMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS

  • Knowledge of WordPress and/or HTML
  • Experience with MailChimp
  • Experience with NetSuite or other similar donor databases 
  • Experience working in an international nonprofit setting
  • Prior knowledge of Haiti and/or issues pertaining to public health, sanitation, or climate change 
  • Fluency in French and/or Haitian Creole

 LOCATION:

This is a remote-based position. A computer will be provided should you need one, but you are expected to have a quiet work environment with a good internet connection. 

HOURS OF WORK

This is a flexible position with a negotiable Monday to Friday schedule, with exact hours dependent on time zone. Candidates will need to be able to commit to 20-30 hours per week.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

This is a paid internship with an hourly rate range of $12-$15. Final pay rate DOE. 

As this is a temporary internship position, it does not qualify for benefits. 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, CV or resume, writing sample (can be an excerpt, no more than one page), example of graphic design work, and 2 references to SOIL by email to [email protected] by October 2, 2020 with the subject line “Development Intern”. 

We will review your application as quickly as possible and we will be in touch if you are invited to interview.

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