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Digital Design Internship


Organization Overview

As the nation’s leading pro-choice advocacy group, NARAL Pro-Choice America is dedicated to protecting and expanding reproductive freedom for all Americans, including abortion access. 

Along with more than 2.5 million member activists from all 50 states and a network of state affiliates, NARAL works to guarantee that each person has access to the full range of reproductive freedoms. This means we’re on the front lines in the fight to expand access to abortion, make contraception more affordable, prohibit discrimination against pregnant people, and ensure all parents have access to paid leave. In recognition of our work defending the constitutional right to abortion, Fortune Magazine rated NARAL as “one of the top 10 advocacy groups in America.”

At NARAL, we don’t operate or litigate; we organize and mobilize. Working together, we push our friends to be bolder, lift up the champions fighting with us on the front line for true reproductive freedom, and we shine a spotlight of accountability on bad actors that work to impose their ideological agenda on others.

Summary

The design team at NARAL is responsible for presenting a cohesive brand across digital and print platforms and creating visually appealing materials that best communicate the organization’s mission. The Graphic Design intern will assist with graphic design, video production, and website management to aid and advance NARAL’s mission that every person has access to the full range of reproductive freedoms. Additionally, the Graphic Design intern should have a passion for this cause and be able to design within an established brand identity system, while pushing the direction of NARAL forward.

Internships with NARAL Pro-Choice America are an excellent way to build your resume while gaining valuable experience with a premier non-profit advocacy organization. NARAL Pro-Choice America will work with your school to secure academic credit where applicable.

The fall internship application period is now closed. Spring 2021 internship application period will reopen on September 15th.

Location:  Washington, DC *Due to COVID 19 the nature of in-person work environments and stay at home remote work are constantly changing.  We are making accommodations to have remote internships however, you must be able to work hours set in Eastern Time Zone. Home office Stipend will be given in lieu of transportation stipend. 
This position is: Internship, Hourly rate of $15/hr and $50 monthly metro stipend provided
Internship Date: Internship Date: Start date September 8th, 2020 end date flexible on or after December 11th, 2020
Reports to: Digital Design Manager

Responsibilities
  • Assist in creating rapid-response and branded graphics for a range of legislative priorities and NARAL campaigns including: infographics, email graphics, social media graphics, website graphics, gifs, digital and print ads, logos, signage, shirts and typography;
  • Work collaboratively with the Digital Design Manager and Digital team members to produce brand-relevant designs and members’ experiences that reflect NARAL’s mission and standards;
  • Coordinate with state affiliates and chapters on design projects and assist in creating materials for on-the-ground events and/or rallies;
  • Communicate quickly and efficiently with campaigners and other department leads who request graphics;
  • Translate and update established designs into a range of formats and specs;
  • Update content and designs on multiple websites including the NARAL Pro-Choice America website;
  • Assist in video production by researching clips and organizing content;
  • Help process and maintain NARAL’s digital photo library, and lead on photo editing;
  • Assist with new merchandise designs and creative ideas.
Qualifications
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator);
  • Ability to follow design templates and a visual identity guide;
  • Ability to think creatively and have an eye for innovative graphic opportunities;
  • A proven eye for good photography, design and brand consistency;
  • You’re a proactive team player who can move projects forward.
Preferred but not required:
  • Experience working in WordPress/HTML
  • After Effects
  • Premiere or Final Cut Pro
Requirements
  • Currently enrolled in or recently completed an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program; please note we cannot accept applications from persons having graduated more than 6 months before their start date;
  • Must be available to work a min of 20 hours per week full time preferred;
  • A strong interest in the political process;
  • Strong research, analytical, written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Drive;
  • General computer proficiency.
Application Process

NARAL Pro-Choice America does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or political affiliation.  Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The fall internship application period is now closed. Spring 2021 internship application period will reopen on September 15th.

For questions please email internship@prochoiceamerica.org 

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