Job & Internship Opportunities

The Borneo Project currently as 2 open internships:

Events and Development Fellowship

and 

Communications Fellowship

Both of these 3 month fellowships come with a $300/month stipend, and are based out of our Oakland office. Application deadline is July 2nd, 2014. 

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 Events and Development Fellowship

http://www.idealist.org/view/internship/FP8nJKNTFDw4/

The Borneo Project is looking for a motivated intern who is interested in exploring the world of international solidarity activism, environmental justice, and non-profit administration. We are currently looking for a self-motivated intern to join our U.S. team and assist our Director. As part of a small team, this intern will be involved in many aspects of project management and must be excited about taking on a range of tasks that can change based on weekly priorities.

This is a 3 month fellowship (extendable) that comes with a $300/month reimbursement stipend.This position requires 15 hours/week, with a minimum of 4 hours/week in the office. Interns must be based in the Bay Area.

Tasks will include (but are not limited to):

  • Research foundations and prospect donors for potential organizational grants
  • Draft LOIs (Letters of Inquiry) per the Director’s discretion and edit grant proposals as needed
  • Assist organizational fundraising campaigns with research as needed
  • Help identify and coordinate organizational events and outreach
  • Lead recruitment for events, including developing materials, Facebook event pages, etc
  • Actively engage and participate in organizational events
  • Update donor database (Salesforce) with new contacts and donations
  • Process and send out donor acknowledgement (thank-you) letters

The ideal candidate:

  • Will have professional experience with Salesforce
  • Will have event coordination experience
  • Will be detailed oriented and comfortable with complex tasks
  • Will have solid research experience
  • Will have strong communication skills
  • Will be comfortable working independently and as part of a small team
  • Will have a passion for human rights and the environment

How to Apply

Email your resume and cover letter tohiring@borneoproject.org. The deadline for applications is July 2nd.

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Communications Fellowship

http://www.idealist.org/view/internship/7bTzMCw644FP/

The Borneo Project is looking for a motivated fellow who is interested in exploring the world of international solidarity activism, environmental justice, and non-profit administration. We are currently looking for a self-motivated fellow to join our team and assist our Director with communications and social media work. As part of a small team, this fellow will be involved in many aspects of project management, and must be excited about taking on a range of tasks that can change frequently based on weekly priorities.

This is a 3 month fellowship that comes with a$300/month stipend. This position requires 15 hours/week, with a minimum of 4 hours/week in the office. This position will report to the Communications and Outreach Manager.

Fellows must be based in the Bay Area.

Tasks will include (but are not limited to):

Communications

  • Research and compose relevant and timely blog posts, linking to all social media platforms
  • Regularly update our social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) feeds with current, breaking and/or relevant Borneo-related news following organizational communications policy
  • Generate creative and engaging material for social media, in accordance with Borneo Project protocols
  • Generate Facebook and Twitter “photo of the week” each Monday, in accordance with Borneo Project Protocols
  • Lead social media outreach efforts to grow our base; link up with similar organizations
  • Assist with graphic design as needed
  • Update Borneo Project website as needed
  • Assist with organizational events and outreach as needed

The ideal candidate:

  • Will have solid experience with WordPress
  • Will have experience building and growing a Facebook and Twitter audience for an organization
  • Will have graphic design skills (InDesign, etc)
  • Will have strong writing and communication skills
  • Will be comfortable working independently and as part of a small team
  • Will have a passion for human rights and the environment

How to Apply

Email your resume and cover letter to hiring@borneoproject.org. The deadline for applications is July 2nd.