CHAPA Seeks Communications Intern (Paid and Remote Opportunity)

CHAPA is seeking an energetic and tech-savvy individual to assist our Communications and Events Manager and Policy Team on a remote basis for 15 hours/week from September through December 2020. The individual we are seeking must be comfortable handling a variety of responsibilities and work well independently.

Internship Responsibilities

  • Create infographics and other visual content for social media that supports CHAPA's policy team's goals and vision for affordable housing in Massachusetts
  • Draft social media posts for Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to highlight created content, policy initiatives, and upcoming events
  • Research relevant journalists, influencers, and publications to grow CHAPA's media list
  • Other responsibilities as needed by CHAPA’s policy team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively; self-starter
  • Strong writing and communications skills with ability to write quickly, concisely, and impactfully
  • Demonstrated interest in or knowledge of affordable housing policy and political environment surrounding affordable housing in Massachusetts
  • Familiarity with or ability to quickly learn Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, or other graphic design programs
  • Familiarity with social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn and best practices

Stipend
CHAPA will pay $12/hour, 15 hours per week, from early to mid-September through the end of the calendar year.

Application Instruction
Email resume and cover letter to Jenna Connolly, Communications and Events Manager, at jconnolly@chapa.org. While not required, please include a sample of some graphic design work if you have any. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 4, 2020.

CHAPA is an equal opportunity employer; we value diversity and encourage individuals of various backgrounds to apply.