INTERN – POSITION DESCRIPTION

SUPERVISOR(S):
Jason Torreano, Executive Director – jason.torreano@inkululeko.org (Based in USA)
Zuko Gqadavama,  Academic and Social Enterprise Coordinator – zuko.gqadavama@inkululeko.org  (Based in South Africa)

TIME COMMITMENT:
8-10 hours per week for Spring 2021, 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:

  1. Come up with executable ideas for hard copy and electronic displays to showcase the work Inkululeko is doing in the Grahamstown, South Africa community.
  2. 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.
  3. Collaborating occasionally with board members on focused tasks/assignments.
  4. Devising high impact, engaging fundraising ideas that galvanize communities and encourage participation and donations to Inkululeko.
  5. Establishing relationships with other community groups, college students, fraternities and sororities to further Inkululeko’s mission.
  6. Researching different foundations/grant makers/corporate responsibility programs to apply for funding.
  7. Working with Inkululeko staff to draft letters to send to current and potential supporters as well as grant makers and foundations.
  8. Communicating regularly with Jason Torreano via face-to-face meetings and communicating via e-mail, at least one time per week.
  9. Performing other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Desire to engage with a non-profit in a cross-cultural setting.
  2. Familiarity with social media platforms, e-mail marketing.
  3. Willingness to reach out to community members and groups to establish relationships for Inkululeko.
  4. 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