Founded in 2015, the School and State Finance Project (schoolstatefinance.org) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit policy organization, focused on education funding and state finance issues, with a commitment to providing independent analysis, building public knowledge, improving transparency, and developing fair, sustainable solutions.
The goals of the School and State Finance Project are to:
Although not a member-based organization, the School and State Finance Project actively works with a diverse group of stakeholders and communities across Connecticut.
The School and State Finance Project aims to serve as a trusted resource for state and local policymakers, school district officials, community leaders, and all people looking for transparent, accessible, and approachable information about education funding and state finance.
The School and State Finance Project is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE (tsne.org).
Working with the School and State Finance Project’s communications team, the Social Media & Communications Intern will help develop and execute the organization’s social media strategy, and develop and post content on the organization’s Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn accounts. While not a requirement, experience with video editing and crafting video content is preferred. This is a part-time position 15-18 hours a week.
The ideal Social Media & Communications Intern will be a talented writer, designer, and content producer who is looking to use and strengthen their communications skills while helping to grow the organization’s digital presence, build out its social media accounts, and engage stakeholders through accessible social media content.
This is a great opportunity for an individual who is passionate about equity, education, and fair public policies, and wants to use their social media and communication skills to engage audiences and drive productive conversations.
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:
Compensation and Benefits
Location: Work will be primarily performed remotely during the pandemic until the office reopens.
Compensation: The hourly rate for this position is $20.00. This is a part-time position working 15-18 hours a week.
Benefits: This position is not eligible for benefits.
TSNE/School and State Finance Project envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE/School and State Finance Project will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.