Hiring: Digital Campaigns Intern


Title: Digital Campaigns Intern

Location: Fully Remote, any location allowed.

Reports To: Communications & Advocacy Manager

Salary Range: Unpaid Part-Time, University Credit & Professional Networking Opportunities Included. 20 hours/week, Flexible Schedule.

To Apply: To apply for the Digital Campaigns Internship, please submit a resume (as a PDF). Email your resume to Kaitlyn Kline Voz at kkline@voiceforrefuge.org to apply. Internship start and end dates are flexible, but ideally will start at the beginning of June and wrap up mid-end of August with the potential opportunity to continue work in the Fall semester. Don’t meet every requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every qualification. At Voice for Refuge, we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workspace. So, if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to still apply! You may be the right candidate for this role or others.


The Digital Campaigns Intern will develop creative educational and advocacy content; researching articles, stories, and resources to generate relevant and on-brand social media, press, and website content. During the summer of 2023, Voice for Refuge looks forward to the Digital Campaigns Intern assistance with content for World Refugee Day (June 20), endorsements for key, state level elections, and website edits to prepare for the 2024 election cycle and legislative sessions. This intern will also be asked to keep up-to-date on political news at the state and national level to assist the organization in releasing timely and relevant responses to breaking news. 

Interns will report to the Communications & Advocacy Manager, meeting virtually, 1:1 on a weekly basis and joining bi-weekly team calls. They will also liaise with the Director of Policy & Advocacy to provide research and social media responses to breaking refugee related news as it arises, and assist the Managing Director with creating press, website, and advocacy content to support the organization’s mission.


Quality candidates will have:

  • A demonstrated strength in concise, persuasive writing, and creative design;
  • An ability to quickly generate and schedule relevant social media content for holidays, policy action alerts, and educational campaigns;
  • Experience working in Canva, Facebook business suite, Instagram professional profile, and Twitter Analytics; 
  • Experience working with Wordpress or other web editing software is a plus;
  • Familiarity with maintaining a social media content calendar and building a ladder of engagement- or a willingness to learn;
  • An interest in supporting refugee campaigns and promoting civic education for refugee and immigrant communities in VFR’s target States;
  • Experience with political campaigns of any size or with a 501(c)4 organization is a plus;
  • Experience with video editing, press release writing, or email campaign management is a plus;
  • Interest in learning new softwares and skills related to advocacy in communications is highly encouraged;
  • Ability to work independently and maintain self-motivation on projects. 

Professional Qualifications:

Internship requirements:

  • A commitment to refugee success and protection is a must.
  • Individuals with lived experience as a part of an impacted community are encouraged to apply.
  • Must be a current student enrolled in university, but any grade level and area of study is welcome to apply given a demonstrated ability to assist the organization in this role.
  • Interns must be able to commit at least 15 hours a week in this role.
  • Internships in the digital campaigns role will be asked to create a Facebook account if they don’t already have one.
Voice for Refuge is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status