Intern

National Diversity Council | REMOTE

About Job

This virtual position is responsible for assisting the Council’s staff members with the administration and coordination of the following major categories of internal operations and organizational activities. Primary tasks include:

Communications

  • Promote Council events through communications to various groups already involved in the Council, as well as those who could be potentially interested in participating
  • Distribute communications to various email list-serves for chapter meetings, events, and conference calls
  • Draft articles – such as pre-event, post-event, and coverage pieces – for the Council’s quarterly newsletters

Social Media

  • Promote events through social media outlets (i.e., Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.)
  • Create weekly blurbs to help promote Council events and initiatives, as well as diversity and inclusion stories taking place nationally and globally
  • Update pictures on social media sites accordingly

Activities & Events

  • Conduct research, primarily on LinkedIn and Google, for potential speakers, award recipients, and contacts in specific Council locations
  • Conduct research on organizations that might be interested in becoming more active in the Council
  • Help organize Council events
  • Help organize logistics for chapter meetings
  • Submit website requests to the web team
  • Submit graphics requests to the graphics team for event flyers

Administration

  • Update data and submit web, graphics, and communications request via Salesforce
  • Coordinate conference calls and meetings based on different people’s schedules
  • Update documents as needed
  • Update email list-serves and excel spreadsheets as needed
  • Record meeting minutes and conference call minutes as needed

Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
  • Must be able to commit to at least 1 year of internship service. *Note that this time frame is not definite and will depend on the intern’s performance in the role.
  • During work hours, must have access to a computer with: Outlook, Excel, Word, and internet/wifi.
  • Must be able to work very efficiently with little supervision, given that the role is virtual.