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Current Openings:

Available Internships

All applications are due May 16.

Community Engagement Intern
Executive Leadership Intern 
Social Media Intern 

All positions: Email cover letter, resume or CV, and any related supporting materials to Sheri Doxtator at: [email protected]

Community Engagement Intern

Description:

Looking for a highly motivated, creative and organized individual to support the mission of the non-profit organization, Rematriation that supports a Sisterhood of Haudenosaunee and Indigenous women. 

We are searching for an individual with a great work ethic and optimistic personality, who brings a great strong sense of Indigenous community, communication skills within Indigenous community, is highly organized and confident working in media, is an excellent collaborator and manager, and has the ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

The position can be remote with regular zoom check in with the Rematriation team. This is an unpaid internship that runs June 6 – August 12. Open to all Indigenous peoples: professional, students and community members. 

Job description:

Assist and manage projects in direct collaboration with the Rematriation Team to support communications across our digital platforms and activities of the organization. Working directly to support Rematriation Sisterhood events. 

Responsibilities:  
  • Manage and coordinate events and project schedules.
  • Manage community outreach on our digital media platforms. 
  • Gathering, managing and disseminating content and communications across multiple media platforms, including social media, e-newsletters, and community outreach. 
  • Respond to event inquiries. 
  • Create and implement social media plans with the Rematriation Team in a timely manner to engage with the community and related events. 
  • Assist with social media content creation and posts. 
  • Report identified trends across platforms and community activities. 
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Give and receive feedback in a healthy, inclusive and constructive manner, encouraging effective teamwork, community engagement and project completion.
Technical Skills & Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of event planning and management. 
  • Excellent organizational skills, and the ability to multitask in a digital media environment.
  • Strong communications skills in writing and speaking. 
  • Comfortable in public communications written, online and in-person (preferred, not required)
  • Solid interpersonal skills.
  • Skilled in Google Suite, and some knowledge of Slack and Canva is preferred. 
  • An eye for graphics design is a plus.
  • Collaboration, amicability and effective communications with team members.
  • Flexibility to work independently and in team environments via zoom.
  • An understanding of matrilineal and matrifocal Indigenous lifeways, and knowledge of Indigenous peoples, media and concerns across Turtle Island.   
Education/Experience:
  • Open to all Indigenous peoples: professional, students and community members.
  • Media and non-profit experience is a plus. 
  • Familiarity with intergenerational trauma/trauma informed care.
Hours:
  • Can be a full-time or part-time opportunity
Interested Applicants:
  • All interested candidates should apply. 
  • Send a cover letter, resume and any relevant documents or sample of work to Sheri Doxtator: [email protected] by January 9th. 

Executive Leadership Intern

Position Summary:

This position reports directly to the Rematriation Founder and Executive Director, and Development and Operations Director. The Indigenous Nonprofit Executive Leadership Intern is a unique opportunity to support the Executive Director in overseeing day to day administration and operations as well as quarterly budgeting and strategic planning. The Fellow will work closely with the Executive Director and be instrumental in helping our team build and define a rematriated workplace and organization. Fellows will be exposed to the inner workings of an Indigenous-led nonprofit organization that evaluates success by community informed deliverables and the quality of our relationships. 

Ideal Candidate:

You are someone who understands that administrative work is vital to institution building and you consider no task too small or too nuanced. You understand that updating calendars and scheduling events is just as important as creating project budgets and strategizing action items. You’re willing to do it all, and step in on unanticipated tasks as well, because you understand that all are part of working toward the bigger picture of uplifting Indigenous women’s voices.  You are a highly motivated, organized, self-starter with a deep connection to and/or interest in learning about Indigenous matrilineal and matrifocal lifeways. You are flexible, resilient and adaptable and capable of adjusting plans to accommodate unforeseen circumstances.Most importantly, you are excited about working with a narrative change organization innovating how social change happens and personally  believe that Indigenous lifeways and knowledge are viable solutions to some of the world’s most urgent challenges.

Requirements:
  • Must be a current Master’s student or recent graduate of a degree program in Nonprofit Management, Indigenous Studies, Journalism, New Media, Public Administration, Public Affairs, Communications, Marketing, Budgeting, Accounting or a related field
  • Must be reliable, professional and punctual
  • Must be trustworthy with sensitive and, at times, confidential information
  • Must be passionate about amplifying Indigneous women’s voices
  • Some experience in accounting and/or budgeting preferred
  • Able to give and receive feedback in a healthy and constructive manner
  • Positive attitude and ability to work respectfully with all members of our intergenerational team
Technical Skills & Knowledge:
  • Skilled in Google Suite and Microsoft Office. Mailchimp, Adobe Creative Cloud, Salesforce experience preferred. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, and the ability to multitask in a quickly changing media environment.
  • Solid interpersonal skills.
Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree candidate or higher in Nonprofit Management, Indigenous Studies, Journalism, New Media, Public Administration, Public Affairs, Communications, Marketing, Budgeting, Accounting or a related field
  • Accounting or budget experience
  • Grants management experience
Location: 

Candidates able to work in-person at the Rematriation Office (near Syracuse University) will be given preference. Remote options are available for the right candidate. 

Social Media Intern

This position works directly with the Creative & Executive Director and New Media Creator. 

Description

The Rematriation team is currently seeking a Social Media Intern to help develop and support the growth of our social media strategies.

  • In this internship opportunity for Summer 2022, you’ll assist with research and development of social media campaigns, creative strategies, aid in reporting and social media performance measurement, plus you’ll help us evaluate our positioning, features and functionality so we can keep improving our digital platforms 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Assist with the planning and execution of digital marketing and social media activities, such as email, mobile organic social and paid social media campaigns.
  • Help create, coordinate and track digital marketing and social media campaigns using optimization and analytics tools Google Analytics, Facebook, and others.
  • Aid in reporting on the performance of all social media campaigns.
  • Aid is researching market trends.
  • Aid in researching opportunities for marketing partnerships, sponsorships, and advertising.
  • Brainstorm campaign ideas with the Rematriation team.
  • Participate in feedback sessions on marketing and creative positioning.
  • Other general administrative tasks, as required.
  • Complies at all times with the Standards, policies and Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.
REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with a marketing, advertising, journalism, PR, communications, or related emphasis.
  • Available to work up to 15 to 30 hours per week during regular business hours (Monday – Friday) between June and August.
  • Specific dates to be determined based on your college/university’s academic calendar.
  • Some experience collecting and analyzing data.
  • Self-directed with an ability to take initiative and employ good judgment.
  • Proficient knowledge of collaborative productivity tools, including Google Docs/Sheets, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of social media platforms and analytics (LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok) email marketing platforms (Mailchimp), social media tools (Linktree, Canva, Hootsuite), and/or data analytics tools (Google Data Studio) a plus, but not required.
  • Comfortable collaborating with other team members and senior management in hybrid work environments both in-person and remote (via Zoom).
  • Positive and up-beat, with a desire to learn!

Contribute to Rematriation

Submissions to the magazine are open and rolling. We are always eager to receive content from Haudenosaunee and Indigenous relatives across Turtle Island and around the world. We are only accepting content from Indigenous people at this time.

We are currently accepting theme specific submissions for our upcoming issues.

 

Email your pitch or submissions to our Executive Leadership Fellow [email protected]

Submission Guidelines:

At this time there are no limitations on length or form.

We welcome submissions in the following genres and encourage multi-media submissions:

  • Articles
  • Films
  • Podcasts
  • Photographs
  • Artworks
  • Music
  • Songs
  • Oral histories

If you are an Indigenous woman or person and there is a topic that you care about, Rematriation cares about it too. We also love to publish content by Indigenous people about:

  • Seedkeeping and gardening
  • Land Defending and Water Protecting
  • Mothering and traditional birthing
  • Beauty
  • Fitness
  • Indigenous art and film
  • Indigenous book, film and exhibit reviews
  • Family
  • Traditional teachings
  • Relationships
  • Contemporary Indigeneity
  • Traditional teachings
  • Relationships
  • Contemporary Indigeneity
  • Living in two worlds
  • Afro-Indigeneity/mixed Indigeneity
  • Identity/enrollment/clans
  • Career journeys and experiences
  • Events
  • Personal stories
  • Public messages for the world

Email your pitch or submissions to our Executive Leadership Fellow [email protected]

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Non-Indigenous friends, She:kóli (hello)! We invite you to sign up for the Rematriation Newsletter to receive subscriber-only content. This is your go to place to learn about how you can support the work of Rematriation and gain access to tips and advice about how to show up in support of Indigenous peoples in a good way.

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