Media & Community Education Fellowship
Paid Fellowship Opportunity with The Womxn Project
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DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION:
The Womxn Project (TWP) is a non-profit organization in Rhode Island focused on building a strong, feminist, community-based movement to further human rights of Rhode Islanders by using art and activism to advance education and social change. TWP stirs social awareness and invites political action to inclusively further womxn’s rights through creative advocacy campaigns and collaborative art projects.
JOB DESCRIPTION/PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The Womxn Project is working to develop an ambitious plan for 2020 and beyond. We have studied ways to create strong, healthy communities and to ensure that womxn have opportunities to plan our families and our futures with dignity.
For the Womxn Project to achieve our potential and continue to build on the amazing foundation we have created together, we are developing a core of womxn leaders in Rhode Island and increasing our organization’s capacity.
This position is a first step toward developing a leadership pipeline which will bring energy and enthusiasm to creating solutions and attract others with talent and commitment to our team. In return, the Fellow will be given the chance to gain new skills, engage with legislators and supporters, while being part of advancing signature initiatives.
The Womxn Project is seeking a fellow for a six month contract. This fellow will have the opportunity to collaborate with two Womxn Project senior leaders and to make significant contributions in these key areas: Promotion & Creative Multi-Media Educational Projects.
You will be a media and public education fellow. In this role you will help TWP launch innovative public education projects for the 2020 legislative session and election cycle. We are seeking an individual with administrative and production assistant (or other relevant) skills for our upcoming endeavors. Specifically, responsibilities include:
- Create a print on-demand store
- Commit to spending 3 hours per week co-working with a board member.
- Table at public events
- Assist and schedule around an innovative film project
- Schedule interviews with community members to be featured on the website
- Add social media content related to assigned projects.
QUALIFICATIONS OR SKILLS:
- Strong spoken and written communication skills:
- Experience and perspective is as important as degree level.
- Previous experience as stage manager, production assistant or administrative work preferred. not required.
- Ability to convey information from a feminist perspective in a public setting regarding;
- social justice,
- Issues and concerns about:
- bodily freedom
- health care for womxn
- Hours flexible including weekly “office hours” with one of two TWP board members
- Attention to detail and well organized
- Fluid in social media with creative approaches to amplification of posts
- Compensation: $15 per hour with a commitment of 15-20 hours per week or a total of 80 hours per month as a 1099 contractor stipend.
- Start date for position is January 2, 2020.
Deadline for applications is November 15, 2019
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