IHTI Media Intern

Position Description: Media Intern

Position Background

The International Human Trafficking Institute is looking for an active youth organizer to serve as a part-time Media Intern. The Media Intern reports directly to the Program Coordinator and will be responsible for assisting IHTI with specific media projects while gaining valuable insights into the internal working of a human rights-based non-governmental organization. The individual must be able to work up to 15 hours per week in downtown Atlanta. An interest in human trafficking and human rights issues is required. Individuals should also be detail-oriented and be able to produce high-quality work products with limited supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Execute the media plan as developed by the Program Coordinator and Associate Program Coordinator
Carry out duties in a professional manner
Draft and edit a variety of media for distribution to audiences such as webpages, social media posts, press releases, etc.
Be able to use necessary media programs such as WordPress and Hootsuite
Be responsible for general office administrative duties including database management
Assist in supporting the activities of the program
Attend meetings and training programs as required to support job duties and/or self-development
Perform other duties as assigned


Have authorization to work lawfully in the United States. IHTI is not able to sponsor an employment-based visa status
Work in the administrative offices of The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, in downtown Atlanta
Have access to a laptop computer with necessary software
Must be friendly, outgoing, and have a passion for ending human trafficking
Strong attention to detail and media capabilities
Carry out duties in a professional manner
Ability to work a flexible schedule based upon the needs of IHTI
Capability to effectively multi-task and prioritize
This position is available from May through August 2016. The intern may work up to 15 hours per week at a schedule that is mutually agreed upon in advance. The intern will be compensated at a rate of $10 per hour.

Application Instructions

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to: ihti@civilandhumanrights.org.
Include the position title and your last name in the subject line of the email.

Applications are due by March 31. All applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be open until a candidate is identified.


About The International Human Trafficking Institute

The International Human Trafficking Institute (IHTI) was established in 2014 as a program of The National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Inspired by the legacy of student organizing within the American civil rights movement and youth organizing within today's global human rights struggles, IHTI connects with student leaders and young professionals to organize and advocate for the end of human trafficking. IHTI is cultivating the next generation of leaders in the youth movement to end human trafficking by sharing ideas, strategies, and knowledge in preparation for, and execution of, direct action campaigns. For more information, visit http://theihti.org.

About the Center for Civil and Human Rights

The Center for Civil and Human Rights in Downtown Atlanta is an engaging cultural attraction that connects The American Civil Rights Movement to today's Global Human Rights Movements. The Center features a continuously rotating exhibit from The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, which includes many of Dr. King's documents and personal items. Visitors will be immersed in experiential exhibits through powerful and authentic stories, historic documents, compelling artifacts, and interactive activities. The Center is a source for ongoing dialogue — hosting educational forums and attracting world-renowned speakers and artists who work on a variety of human rights topics. For more information, visit www.civilandhumanrights.org.