Intern-Department of Defense (DoD) Safe Helpline marketing and communications
Washington, DC 
Posted 1 month ago
Position No Longer Available
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Department: Department of Defense (DoD) Safe Helpline

Position: (DoD) Safe Helpline marketing and communications Intern

Reporting to: Safe Helpline Communications Program Manager

Operated by Rape Abuse & Incest National Network, Safe Helpline is the Department of Defense's (DoD) sole hotline for members of the DoD community affected by sexual assault. Safe Helpline is a completely anonymous, confidential, 24/7, specialized service-providing help and information anytime, anywhere. A Safe Helpline user can access one-on-one support, peer-to-peer support, information, resources, and self-care exercises to aid in their recovery. Since 2011, Safe Helpline has provided support and resources to thousands of members of the DoD community.

Job Responsibilities:

The Safe Helpline marketing and communications intern will support the Safe Helpline team with marketing and communications projects and initiatives, with a focus on the Safe Helpline services and the population served. They will be tasked with brainstorming and coming up with new and creative ways to reach the DoD community. In this position, the Marketing Intern will gain a deep understanding of our brand strategies and marketing efforts.

This includes:

  • Social media content and graphics
  • Website content
  • Brochures, info papers and one pagers
  • New marketing and advertising methods
  • Assist with website page updates
  • Content marketing
  • Prepare for RAINN Day and Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM)
  • Special projects
  • Meeting Support
  • Provide personal insight and opportunities in marketing discussions


  • 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.
  • Expected or current Bachelor's or Master's in marketing, business, or related field
  • Understanding of social media, content creation etc.
  • Creative thinker
  • Accountability for results
  • Goal and team oriented
  • Excited to learn about communications and the DoD community.

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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