Intern - Communications & Content Writer
Washington, DC 
Posted 4 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
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Job Description

Department: Communications

Position: Communications & Content Writer Intern

Reporting to: Senior Content Writer and Strategist

The Communications & Content Writer Intern will work with the RAINN Communications team under the Sr. Content Writer and Strategist. College students with a communications, public relations, media and journalism, English in creative writing, professional and technical writing, marketing, liberal arts or related major background, and an interest in the issue of sexual violence are encouraged to apply.

As the Content Writing Intern, you will work with the Sr. Content Writer and Strategist to:

  • Research, draft and edit content for the newsletter, website, and development and public awareness campaigns.
  • Ensure all content is clear, compelling, and properly distributed across web, mobile and social platforms.
  • Learn how to maintain the RAINN style and branding guides.
  • Review and update published content, including SEO needs.
  • Conduct interviews with survivors from the Speakers Bureau.
  • Track analytics of the monthly newsletter and suggest how we can better target our audience.
  • Other projects with the communications team.


  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Cares about RAINN's mission and survivors of sexual violence.
  • Self-starter, independent worker.
  • Creative, thoughtful approach to writing and content development.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Excited to learn about communications strategies for national nonprofits.

This is an unpaid, part-time position and requires a minimum of 12 hours per week. We will work with the student and university to ensure college credit is given for the internship, if applicable.


  • Resume and a writing sample. Writing sample can be a research paper or a creative writing piece.
    • Cover letters are welcomed but not required.
  • Consistent access to wifi and a computer.


This position is based in Washington, D.C. Please note that RAINN staff are currently working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample through

The application portal.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please no phone calls.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the essential functions, responsibilities and/or requirements.

When you work at RAINN, you're joining a team of experts and professionals who stand up for survivors of sexual violence every day. Your job is important -- and so are you! RAINN will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. RAINN is committed to maximizing the diversity of its organization and depends on a diverse staff to carry out its mission, and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.


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