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Advocacy & Communications Intern

January - May 2023

Remote Opportunity

Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation is seeking a part-time Advocacy & Communications Intern to support our social media, communications, and Farm Bill advocacy efforts. Through content creation and social media management, this intern will help us grow our audience and contribute to SoAR’s efforts to increase agricultural research funding in the 2023 Farm Bill. 

Duties:

  • Develop and execute social media strategy across Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, and LinkedIn
    • Create and post content across platforms multiple times a week
    • Retweet and share content
    • Respond to timely events ons social media such as legislation and policies 
    • Develop fundraising content
  • Video and other content creation
  • Updates to SoAR website on Squarespace
  • Support SoAR staff developing Farm Bill advocacy collateral 

Required skills:

  • Experience developing content for social media platforms: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok
  • Basic drag and drop website editing
  • Video content creation
  • Writing and editing skills
  • Interest in food, agriculture, advocacy, and non-profit development
  • Experience with advocacy and/or policy appreciated but not required

Details:

  • Monthly stipend of $600(no benefits)
  • 8-12 hours a week; work is remote and hours are very flexible. If located in the Washington, DC metro, opportunities to attend Capitol Hill and Farm Bill-related events will be possible. 
  • Start and end dates: Jan-June 2023
  • Reports to Director of Development

About SoAR:

Mission & Vision:

SoAR champions food and agricultural research in the United States and globally. Together with our partners, we are dedicated to growing public investments in agricultural research to support sustainable, thriving farms and a food-secure world that minimizes stress on natural resources. SoAR’s vision is a doubling of U.S. public investments in agricultural research by 2030.

SoAR Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. 


Please send resume and cover letter to communications@supportagresearch.org 

Applications received before November 7, 2022 will be given priority consideration.