Programming & Communications Intern

The Programing and Communications intern works with the Public Engagement and Communications team to develop and support our programming, educational resources, and communications strategy in the US. This internship develops skills related to media and press outreach, community engagement, and program development, implementation, and evaluation. This position is appropriate for those interested in a career in journalism, film and media outreach, program development, public relations, and nonprofit management. It is also suitable for a person interested or passionate about Israeli and Palestinian culture and politics.
Interns joining Just Vision’s team will have front seat access to the inner-workings of what it takes to launch and sustain major, multi-pronged and targeted media strategies geared towards increasing the visibility and power of grassroots leaders in Palestine and Israel. The ideal candidate has strong writing and research skills, is detail-oriented, and is passionate about driving attention to Palestinians and Israelis working to end the occupation and build a future that is just, equal, and free.

  • Responsibilities

    Conduct research on influencer communities who can benefit from Just Vision’s programming including: policy, education, activism, and faith-based organizations

    Prepare written summaries and reports on findings and update the current research database

    Conduct research and update information on prospective film festivals, conferences, events, and partnerships that will strengthen Just Vision’s engagement and outreach

    Develop and maintain contact lists for Just Vision’s key constituency groups

    Assist with tracking and reporting on past events, including data input from signup sheets

    Assist with creating announcements for upcoming screenings and other events

    Lend support in developing event reports and monthly digests to share with Just Vision team

    Track media related to Just Vision’s films, programming and staff, in coordination with the Communications Manager

    Research social media and newsletter best practices for non-profits

    Prepare daily news briefing for Just Vision's social media communications

    Find strategic journalists and editors in the U.S. to amplify our online Hebrew-language news site, Local Call

    Assist in building out a unique press impact tracker

    Assist with administrative tasks as needed

  • Qualifications

    Excellent verbal and written English language abilities

    Excellent research skills

    Ability to work both independently and within a team

    Ability to take responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress within self-managed projects

    Strong Microsoft Office Skills, particularly within Word and Excel

    Experience with social media platforms, especially Facebook and Twitter

    Knowledge of ads and analytics a plus

    Familiarity with Constant Contact and Salesforce is beneficial but not required

    Knowledge and interest in Israel, Palestine, or social movements is a plus

To apply, please send a letter of interest, CV/resume and contact information for three references to with subject line “Programming and Communications Intern”. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Position is open until filled. Applicants must be based in New York and must be available to work 15-20 hours per week.

Just Vision increases the power and reach of Palestinians and Israelis working to end the occupation and build a future of freedom, dignity and equality for everyone in the region. We drive attention to compelling local role models in unarmed movement-building and demonstrate to journalists, community leaders, public intellectuals and students – in the US, Israel, Palestine and beyond – what is possible when leaders at the grassroots choose to act. We tell their under-documented stories through award-winning films, digital media and targeted public education campaigns that undermine stereotypes, inspire commitment and galvanize action.