About the Organization:

Ashoka Innovators for the Public is an international non-profit organisation that pioneered the field of social entrepreneurship almost 40 years ago. Headquartered in Arlington, Ashoka is the world’s first and largest professional network of social entrepreneurs with over 3500 Ashoka Fellows in 92+ countries. Ashoka is the largest network of leading social entrepreneurs with systems changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Since 1981, Ashoka has elected and supported over 3,800 social entrepreneurs (Ashoka Fellows) in 90 countries.

Position: Social Media & Communications Intern

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Programme Details:

Ashoka engages with leading media houses, both traditional and new, to put empowered young people at the forefront of the public discourse on the future of education, global warming, mental health and other pressing global challenges. Key activities of Comms Interns include:

  • Creating and executing a content strategy across Ashoka India’s social media handles
  • Developing the content and design for social media posts and targeted promotions
  • Managing outreach and partnerships to collaborate with prominent youth-oriented social media channels and TEDx platforms
  • Writing compelling stories and case studies to present the work of Ashoka Young Changemakers to be published through Ashoka’s media partners

Desired Skills:

  • Ashoka team members are typically entrepreneurial individuals who are willing and able to work in a number of different capacities. Therefore, Interns/Consultants should have:
  • Self-motivation and entrepreneurial drive
  • Ability to work independently and in a creative, collaborative work environment
  • Desire to cause systemic change and gain experience in the social entrepreneurship sector
  • Proficiency in English and exceptional communication skills (written and spoken)

Internship Logistics

  • Time commitment: 20-40 hours per week (flexible depending on evolving project requirements)
  • Duration: 3 months (extendable depending on evolving project requirements and personal goals)
  • Language: Fluency in English is required, fluency in Hindi and Bangla would be beneficial
  • Location: Remote
  • Compensation: Need-based stipend of up to 18,000 INR may be provided to eligible candidates.
  • Application deadline: March 15, 2021

How to apply

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