Communications & Engagement Intern/ Fellow

Communications & Engagement


Team: Administration

Reports to: Director of Communications & Engagement

Pay Rate: Compensation based on available funding

Service Area: New Castle Co.

Travel Req’d: Minimal

Position Type: Internship

Role and Responsibilities

The duties listed below are intended as examples of the types of work that may be performed by the Communications & Engagement Intern/Fellow but are not all necessarily performed and do not include all specific functions and responsibilities that the Communications & Engagement Intern/Fellow may be expected to perform.

  • Edit and curate short-form content for platforms such as TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts, ensuring it resonates with our followers and reflects Delaware Center for Justice (DCJ) brand identity.
  • Ideate and help bring to market innovative social media strategies that align with our goals and target audience.
  • Implement social media optimization techniques to maximize engagement and reach.
  • Prepare comprehensive analytics reports to track performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Assist in crafting compelling social media copy.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Embrace an understanding of justice involvement that acknowledges the impact of institutional racism and the systemic oppression of BIPOC, women, and LGBTQ+ people; must share the belief that people can change in positive ways.
  • Has experience using social media platforms, including TikTok, Instagram, Meta, YouTube, etc.
  • Stays up to date with cultural and online trends, memes, and viral content to infuse fresh and relevant ideas into our social media presence.
  • Possesses a genuine love for content creation and demonstrates a willingness to understand and advocate for restorative justice.
  • Exhibits strong organizational skills to effectively manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, team members, and stakeholders to ensure collaboration and seamless execution of social media campaigns.
  • Proficient with video editing software such as Final Cut Pro X, and Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Experience with graphic design software using Canva is required, Adobe illustrator and
  • Photoshop preferred. Must embrace teamwork, have a strong work ethic, be a self-starter with a positive attitude, with a good sense of humor.
  • Strong team building, organizing, writing and other communication skills are essential.


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