UPDATE: We have filled this position! But thanks for all the interest — we have received so many applications, and it was a very difficult choice. Stay tuned for further internship opportunities. 

 

Join our news team and have a hands-on experience learning about digital content strategy, marketing, distribution and data. This is the perfect opportunity for a driven digital native looking to break into a social media management and/or digital marketing role.

 

The social media interns will have a chance to craft and oversee day-to-day social media content for our unique start-up journalism brand. The ideal candidate will have some experience in branded communication, copywriting and digital marketing. This person will have exceptional digital chops and good intuition, an interest in foreign news and a strong writing background, but not necessarily in journalism. Working well in teams is a must.

 

There will also be opportunity to participate in the planning and execution of our in-depth reporting projects. Both part-time internship positions will be based in Boston at The GroundTruth Project headquarters at WGBH and is ideal for students and recent grads.

 

Requirements:

  • At least one previous job or internship that included responsibilities managing social media
  • A proven knowledge of digital culture and trends
  • An interest in foreign news or international affairs
  • Excellent news judgement
  • Be a self-starter with a can-do attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Candidates should send a cover letter on why you’re the right person to join GroundTruth, your resume (or LinkedIn profile link) and contact info for three references with the subject line “GroundTruth Social Media Intern” to product manager Alex Pearlman (apearlman [at] thegroundtruthproject.org). 

 

About The GroundTruth Project: We are a new independent nonprofit training the next generation of correspondents to report on social justice issues around the globe. GroundTruth is based on the idea that when it comes to understanding the world, there is no substitute for “being there.” Our journalism fellows produce award-winning, in-depth multimedia storytelling on issues related to climate change, youth unemployment, global health, religion and human rights. The GroundTruth Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer our internship program is in compliance with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).