Jobs & Internships

MAG America is a growing and dynamic mine action organization that raises awareness and mobilizes support for MAG's global conflict recovery programs.

Look below to see our current employment opportunities and to learn how you can help to make a real difference in the lives people living in conflict-affected communities around the world.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT MAG AMERICA

 

Communications Intern
$1,600 a month - Full-time, Internship
Time commitment: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Time Period: One year from date of hire
Location: MAG America, Washington, D.C.
Compensation: $1,600 per month, plus commuter benefits and 10 days PTO (accrued monthly)

Position Overview: MAG America’s Communications Intern helps build awareness of International Humanitarian Mine Action issues and MAG’s brand among the public through traditional publications, the Internet, and social media. This position offers the opportunity to gain entry-level experience in digital and published Communications through a variety of platforms, while learning the ins and outs of non-profit messaging. This position is an excellent opportunity for graduates looking to break into the non-profit, international development or communications sectors. Work closely with MAG America and international staff to develop timely and relevant content for MAG America’s web site, Facebook page, Twitter and promotional materials. In addition to online strategy, assist with other communications, including newsletter development and distribution, donor communications—both online and printed, mailings and special events.

Responsibilities:
Work within online system to write and edit copy for MAG America’s mass emails
Design graphic and visual content for MAG America’s outreach platforms
Develop written and visual content for the MAG America Facebook page
Assist with light web maintenance and updates
Printed newsletter development and design
Use social networks to support and promote MAG’s partnerships
Assist with writing and editing mass mailings, e-mails, and letters to donors and supporters
Assist with public fundraising events
Other content creation and tasks as needed

Requirements:
Legally authorized to work in the United States
Completed a degree in Marketing, Journalism, or Communications within the last two (2) years
Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Experience creating content for and publishing on social media, specifically Facebook
Proficient with a content management system (CMS)
Familiarity with an email database system like Blackbaud NetCommunity

Preferred: 
Website management and editing experience
Experience with Google Analytics preferred Strong writing skills
Ability to work in a professional environment Strong organizational skills.
Enthusiastic, proactive, and solutions-oriented approach to work
Ability to work within a team as well as independently with minimal supervision
Ability to follow written instructions
Personal commitment to MAG's philosophy, work and mission.

How to Apply:
Please send resume, cover letter, one simple graphic design sample, and one writing sample (no more than one page) to info.usa@maginternational.org. Applications shall be accepted until the position is filled.

GLOBAL JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT MAG 

To view job vacancies at MAG HQ in Manchester, UK and in MAG's programs around the world, see the  Careers pages of MAG's international website.