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Seattle Against Slavery job opening for a Communications Intern!

Job Description: The Communications Intern is responsible for implementing SAS’s social media communications in an engaging, consistent, topically relevant, and timely manner. Under the direction of the Community Mobilization Director, this position will maintain centralization and updating of Seattle Against Slavery’s presence on all its social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.). Posting content will be related to Human Trafficking, both Labor and Sex, and race/justice issues relating to and informing the issue of Human Trafficking. Posts will further SAS’s goals and programming in education, advocacy, technology, and community mobilization. Additionally, the Communications Intern will be responsible for finding and sharing social media posts which increase awareness and knowledge of local, national, and global anti-Human Trafficking programs, training, and services.

Hours: 10 work hours a week minimum, with the possibility of more hours as needed.

Duties: Update and monitor SAS’s social media presence by posting, tracking and responding to activity on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and any other assigned social media platforms. Maintain active updates of SAS and other Human Trafficking announcements, training, programs, news, and events. Hootsuite or Cinchshare will also be used to organize and schedule posts in advance. Running and monitoring all SAS advertising campaigns on Facebook and Instagram to analyze performance through Facebook Ads Manager and Google Analytics and reporting those findings back review by the SAS Board.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Community Development, or related degree desired. Experience in communications, community organizing/development, or a closely related field can be substituted for educational requirement provided that the applicant has demonstrated experience in relevant skills.

Experience: Proficiency and experience using current forms of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, HootSuite, Cinchshare), as well as performance analysis tools like Facebook Ads Manager and Google Analytics.  

Additional Experience that would be beneficial [or willingness to learn]: Education or training related to Human Trafficking and/or race/equity/justice issues.

Commitment: Applicant is able and willing to make a one year (calendar year) commitment.

Additional Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

▪  Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  Strong written and verbal communications skills required.
▪  Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks and develop timelines/checklists for executing activities and events.
▪  Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
▪  Ability to take direction from more than one person and willingness to receive and respond to constructive feedback.
▪  Good problem-solving and decision-making skills.
▪  Prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
▪  Work occasional evening and weekend hours, although majority of work will be performed at the time management discretion of the Communications Intern.

▪  $500 stipend/per quarter; $2000/per year total.

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Applicants can send a resume and cover letter to Claudia Lawrence at: claudia@seattleagainstslavery.org