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Social Media Internship

Open Opportunity


Positions1 Remaining
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RegistrationOpens Mar 6, 2020 9:00am
Registration ClosesJun 26, 2020 3:00pm or when space runs out.
The Shadow Project is a Portland-based nonprofit committed to making school more accessible and engaging for the 1 in 5 children with learning challenges. The only nonprofit of its, Shadow Project serves approximately 1,900 children in K-8 th grade whose dyslexia, ADHD, autism or other disability can turn reading, writing or paying attention into a daily struggle.
This position is available immediately, through Spring and/or Summer Terms, with a time commitment of 4-10 hours per week. We are willing to work with each students individual needs. This is an unpaid internship; however, we will actively support college course credit and provide stipends for meals, transportation, and internet, per individual need.
The intern will gain experience with social media management for a nonprofit, which includes assisting with donor relations, fundraising, communicating about the mission, storytelling, community building, and advocating for the population served. The Shadow Project is a disability-led organization that centers racial equity to mitigate poverty and foster inclusivity, and as such, our social media reflects these values.
Responsibilities include:
  • Building community on social by liking, commenting, and sharing posts; actively monitoring groups and discussions we are a part of; seeking out new folks and organizations to follow and connect with
  • Researching and compiling content for social, including new research, policy developments, news, and local and national initiatives directly and peripherally related to learning challenges and special education, via internet research, partners, newsletters, news sites, and social media
  • Assisting with managing social editorial calendar, including creating monthly calendars and planning content, and proactively drafting posts for corporate partnerships, funder acknowledgement, and social media campaigns
  • Creating high quality media for organization promotion by collecting photo releases, taking and editing photos, and crafting stories to accompany photos for visual storytelling.
Benefits include:
  • Gaining experience with aspects of social media management for a nonprofit; and exposure to the operations of a nonprofit and to the local landscape of special education
  • Developing copywriting, research, prioritization, and time-management skills
  • Professional development opportunities.
If you have any questions, please contact To apply, please visit
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Location: 2154 NE Broadway, Suite 130, Portland, OR 97232