Job Openings & Internships
Arlington Independent Media (AIM) is seeking a dynamic new leader.
AIM’s next Executive Director will:
- Establish AIM as a strategic hub, connecting and supporting community organizations and services
- Feel passionate about seeking, welcoming and meaningfully engaging all communities
- Attract and support producers of diverse, authentic media
- Enhance Arlington’s professional and workforce development opportunities
- Successfully promote AIM to a diverse and growing base of funding sources
- Be excited about building a dynamic, accountable and sustainable business
Arlington Independent Media is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. Knowledge of a language other than English is a plus.
Arlington Independent Media (AIM) Internship Overview
Qualified individuals will receive real-world experience and have the opportunity to participate in the exciting world of both video and interactive community media. If you are interested in video production, community media, television production, and/or small non-profits that focus on empowering communities through media, we want you!
AIM interns are allowed to take the basic workshops and will enjoy a basic membership for one year starting at the beginning of their internship. This basic membership will have the same benefits AND restrictions as for all our members unless specific arrangements have been made ahead of time. Interns should coordinate attending workshops with the supervisor so scheduling conflicts do not arise and all desired workshops are completed within the term of the internship.
We require a 6-10 hour/week minimum. Applicants should be prepared to give this much time and attention to the internship, prioritizing it whether taken for school credit or not. To apply for an internship position with us, please first read the descriptions and find which position best fits your skills, experience, and interest. To apply, please complete the application and send a cover letter and resume with your name as part of the filename to Lauree McArdle, Director of Operations, via firstname.lastname@example.org Please include a link to any work you have online.
Marketing & Social Media Intern
Description/Duties: Marketing / Social Media interns will assist staff in coordination and execution of social media marketing for Arlington Independent Media & WERA-LP. Working with staff to develop marketing strategies to increase community engagement on the web and creating a greater sense of community for the organization. Duties include, update and management of pre-existing pages; Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other appropriate sites. Interact with online community and encourage involvement with Arlington Independent Media & WERA-LP by developing online connections and relationships. Creating PR campaigns aimed at targeted groups of existing and prospective members then distributing information via the web, e-mail and social media sites. Additionally, interns will support staff with administrative and office duties as assigned.
Desired Skills: Proficiency with Mac OSX, Photoshop, Constant Contact/Mailchimp and the previously mentioned social media sites. Experience with customer relationship management (CRM) systems a plus.