We’re Hiring: Program Communications Intern

About this Job

Games for Change is looking for a Program Communications intern to support a range of projects and initiatives promoting games for social impact this winter/spring. Candidates for this unpaid internship should meet the below qualifications and requirements.

Position Details:

  • Support G4C Staff (Communications Manager and Program Coordinator) in outreach and communication activities across a range of programs, with a special focus on student/educational programs
  • Conduct research on games, related programs, tech opportunities and innovations, and game developers
  • Communicate / Outreach to partners, program participants, and the G4C community at large
  • Compile and maintain contact lists and databases. Research contact info
  • Compose copy for overview documents and concept decks
  • Support the planning and execution of G4C events
  • Key Qualifications:

  • Very reliable, self-motivated, and proactive
  • Passion for and interest in social impact games and video game development (production, design, & development)
  • Highly organized and detailed-oriented
  • Strong research, writing, and editing skills
  • Experience with WordPress and Mailchimp a plus
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with remote teams
    Ability to work autonomously
  • Desire to share Games for Change’s mission
  • Requirements:

  • Weekly commitment of 20-30 hours/week, plus participation at G4C events; minimum of 12 weeks. Start date January 2020.
  • Internship is for school credit only. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university level program and be eligible to receive school credit
  • Applying:

    To apply, please send an email with the subject line “Program Communications Intern” to Marissa Harts, Programs & Operations Manager (marissa@gamesforchange.org). Please send your resume as an attachment and include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Availability (hours per week) and location
  • School, program and expected graduation year
  • Overview of interest and experience with social impact games (design, play, etc.)
  • Details on any prior related internship experience
  • About Games for Change

    Founded in 2004, Games for Change empowers game creators and social innovators to drive real-world change using games that help people to learn, improve their communities, and contribute to make the world a better place. We convene stakeholders through our annual G4C Festival and foster the exchange of ideas and resources through workshops and consulting projects. We inspire youth to explore civic issues and learn 21st-century and STEM skills through our Student Challenge and train educators to run game design classes on impact games. We incubate projects through our game design challenges and executive production expertise in coalition building. We act as an amplifier by curating and evangelizing games for change to the public through our games arcades and awards.

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