Inkululeko logo closeupIntern with Inkululeko

SUPERVISOR(S):
Jason Torreano, Executive Director – jason.torreano@inkululeko.org (Based in New York, USA)
Matt Kellen, Deputy Director + Curriculum/Instruction Advisor – matt.kellen@inkululeko.org (Based in Grahamstown, South Africa)

TIME COMMITMENT:
5-8 hours per week for Fall 2016, intern may work remotely.

SPECIAL SKILLS:
1.) Intern must possess an ability to dream as big as we do at Inkululeko – and we dream big!
2.) Intern must possess a belief in the transformative power of education.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The intern’s duties include:

  • Come up with executable ideas for hard copy and electronic displays to showcase the work Inkululeko is doing in the Grahamstown, South Africa community.
  • Devising an integrated social media strategy that works multiple platforms and engages and empowers people in the USA and South Africa around Inkululeko and its work.
  • Collaborating occasionally with board members on focused tasks/assignments.
  • Devising high impact, engaging fundraising ideas that galvanize communities and encourage participation and donations to Inkululeko.
  • Establishing relationships with other community groups, college students, fraternities and sororities to further Inkululeko’s mission.
  • Researching different foundations/grant makers/corporate responsibility programs to apply for funding.
  • Working with Inkululeko staff to draft letters to send to current and potential supporters as well as grant makers and foundations.
  • Communicating regularly with Jason Torreano via face-to-face meetings and communicating via e-mail, at least one time per week, with Matt Kellen and/or Zukisani Lamani on company provided e-mail account.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by Jason Torreano and/or Matt Kellen.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Desire to engage with a non-profit in a cross-cultural setting.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms, e-mail marketing.
  • Willingness to reach out to community members and groups to establish relationships for Inkululeko.
  • Proficiency with design program preferable, but not required.

APPLICATION:
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and a short overview of 2-3 ideas for projects he/she would like to work on with Inkululeko based on the above job description.

Submissions should be sent to jason.torreano@inkululeko.org