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Interns of the New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence are immersed in all areas of our work and become an integral part of our team. We offer exciting opportunities to enhance your talents while helping you to discover new ones through on-the-job training. We are currently seeking the following interns:

Communications Intern:


The New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence is seeking a communications intern to assist in the organization’s public awareness and media advocacy efforts. Interns of the Coalition are integral to the work to end dating/domestic violence and participate in a range of staff activities, giving the intern multiple opportunities for skill and career development. Essential projects include the preparation of Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities, media outreach, social media campaigns, graphic design and the launch of a new, responsive website. The NJCEDV communications intern will be part of an exciting time that includes a name change, enhanced mission, active campaigns and more!


The Communications Intern will:


  • Draft and archive press announcements for NJCEDV
  • Monitor news coverage for the ways local and national media cover domestic violence; compile news digests – Support and archive NJCEDV’s public awareness campaigns, including Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) 2016 in October as well as others
  • Update media lists – Help coordinate events – Draft and distribute e-newsletters
  • Maintain website content
  • Contribute to social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
  • Write other copy as needed – Provide communications office support
  • Complete other duties as assigned


The ideal candidate must possess:


  • Experience with email marketing tools (e.g. Constant Contact, MailChimp)
  • Experience with web Content Management Systems (WordPress preferred)
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite – Superb writing skills
  • Solid research skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A professional and positive demeanor
  • Experience with graphic design and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite preferred


Internship Application

  • Communications Intern

  • Availability

    Please let us know that days of the week you are available.
    Please let us know how many hours you have available.
  • Please let us know when you are available to start.
  • Please let us know when your internship will end.
  • Please let us know why you would be a good fit for this internship.
  • Please attach your resume here.
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