Internships

Join an internship with PeacePlayers! 

PeacePlayers is currently accepting applications for the internship opportunities listed below.

Organizational Overview

Established in 2001, PeacePlayers International is a peacebuilding nonprofit organization that uses sport as a vehicle to unite, educate and inspire young people living in divided communities. Based on the premise that “children who play together can learn to live together,” PeacePlayers has become a worldwide leader in the use of sport to build a more peaceful world, reaching more than 75,000 youth in 15 countries. 

PeacePlayers operates year-round programs in the Middle East, South Africa, Northern Ireland and Cyprus and the United States. In the United States our goal is to develop a network of youth leaders, who come together across communal divides to create a more peaceful and equitable society. 

Summary of the Position

The PeacePlayers marketing and development intern will support the global marketing and communications and development teams in offering writing support, building engagement with our supporters and helping to find ways to expose others to our work as we work to build our global audience.  This role will focus heavily on supporting the marketing, communications and development through creative writing, interviewing and transcribing. All over the world, PeacePlayers uses sport to bridge divided communities, change perceptions, and inspire leaders. The marketing and communications intern will help us tell these stories through a variety of marketing and communications channels for our various audiences.

Intern Responsibilities

 

  • Drafting compelling blog posts on a monthly basis
  • Assistance in composing and editing written materials, including organizational profiles, grant proposals and reports
  • Participate in brainstorming and strategic meetings
  • Assisting with partner and staff interviews
  • Lead transcription of interviews

The communications and marketing intern may also be asked to assist with a variety of other projects to support the efforts of the team, including:

  • grant research/writing
  • prospect research
  • donor communication
  • online outreach
  • grassroots fundraising

Desired skills and experience

  • Must be a strong, creative writer who can write in a variety of styles
  • A grammar wiz with great attention to detail
  • Ability to understand and describe complex, nuanced global, political and cultural contexts in a clear and compelling manner 
  •  Prior grant writing and marketing writing experience is an advantage but is not required

Interns should be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment and be able to adapt to changing needs. Flexibility, individual initiative and a commitment to PeacePlayers’ cause are musts. Applicants should be at least undergraduate juniors or seniors, and recent college graduates and graduate students are also appropriate. Students from any discipline are welcome to apply. 

Scheduling is flexible, but interns should be prepared to work at least 20 hours a week remotely.

Compensation is $15/hr USD

If interested, contact Bailee Rasmussen at brasmussen@peaceplayers.org

Applications close on Friday, August 6th.

Organizational Overview

Established in 2001, PeacePlayers International is a peacebuilding nonprofit organization that uses sport as a vehicle to unite, educate and inspire young people living in divided communities. Based on the premise that “children who play together can learn to live together,” PeacePlayers has become a worldwide leader in the use of sport to build a more peaceful world, reaching more than 75,000 youth in 15 countries. 

PeacePlayers offers basketball programming, peace education, leadership development and professional training to youth across the world with the vision of forming individual and communal connections that create a more peaceful world. The organization operates year-round programs in the Middle East, South Africa, Northern Ireland and Cyprus and the United States. In the United States our goal is to develop a network of youth leaders, who come together across communal divides to create a more peaceful and equitable society. 

Summary of the Position

The PeacePlayers marketing and communications intern will support the global marketing and communications department in building engagement with our supporters, and audience members across our current social platforms of Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This role will focus heavily on supporting the content marketing strategy efforts through research, creation, sharing and engaging of social media marketing content and materials to help tell the story of PeacePlayers International. All over the world, PeacePlayers is using sport to bridge divided communities, change perceptions, and inspire leaders. The marketing and communications intern will be interested in helping us tell these stories through a variety of marketing and communications channels for our various audiences.

Intern Responsibilities

  • Strategic social media research and monitoring to identify online trends and help connect with supporters and influencers
  • Manage social media platforms, including posting content, engaging with our audience, and implementing creative ways of increasing our reach
  • Develop specific hashtag strategy
  • Participate in brainstorming and strategic meetings weekly
  • Help in developing campaign reports
  • Assisting with content and copy generation and development
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Interns should be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment and be able to adapt to changing needs. Flexibility, individual initiative and a commitment to PeacePlayers’ cause are musts. Applicants should be at least undergraduate juniors or seniors, and recent college graduates and graduate students are also appropriate. Students from any discipline are welcome to apply, but students with a background in digital or social media marketing are encouraged to apply. Scheduling is flexible, but interns should be prepared to work at least 10 hours a week remotely. 

Compensation is $15/hr USD

If interested, contact Bailee Rasmussen at brasmussen@peaceplayers.org

Applications close on Friday, August 6th.

Organizational Overview

Established in 2001, PeacePlayers International is a peacebuilding nonprofit organization that uses sport as a vehicle to unite, educate and inspire young people living in divided communities. Based on the premise that “children who play together can learn to live together,” PeacePlayers has become a worldwide leader in the use of sport to build a more peaceful world, reaching more than 75,000 youth in 15 countries. 

PeacePlayers offers basketball programming, peace education, leadership development and professional training to youth across the world with the vision of forming individual and communal connections that create a more peaceful world. The organization operates year-round programs in the Middle East, South Africa, Northern Ireland and Cyprus and the United States. In the United States our goal is to develop a network of youth leaders, who come together across communal divides to create a more peaceful and equitable society. 

Summary of the Position

The PeacePlayers marketing and communications intern will support the global marketing and communications department in optimizing PeacePlayers’ stories and brand that can be shared with an internal and external audience across our platforms and networks. This role will focus heavily on supporting the content marketing strategy efforts through research, creation and editing of content and materials to help tell the story of PeacePlayers International. All over the world, PeacePlayers uses sport to bridge divided communities, change perceptions, and inspire leaders. The marketing and communications intern will be interested in helping us tell these stories through a variety of marketing and communications channels for our various audiences.

Intern Responsibilities

 

  • Participate in brainstorming and strategic meetings weekly
  • Help in developing campaign reports
  • Assisting with content and copy generation and development by optimizing the stories PeacePlayers shares for a social and digital audience
  • Working closely with the Play It Forward podcast team to create marketing and communications materials to share digitally 
  • Formatting and priming stories and blog post to be uploaded to the PeacePlayers website
  • Developing strategies for improving efficiency between content creation, story writing and digital communications
  • Media library management  
  • Ensuring content aligns with the PeacePlayers brand

Interns should be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment and be able to adapt to changing needs. Flexibility, individual initiative and a commitment to PeacePlayers’ cause are musts. Applicants should be at least undergraduate juniors or seniors, and recent college graduates and graduate students are also appropriate. Students from any discipline are welcome to apply, but students with a background in digital or social media marketing are encouraged to apply. Scheduling is flexible, but interns should be prepared to work at least 10 hours a week remotely. 

Compensation is $15/hr USD

If interested, contact Bailee Rasmussen at brasmussen@peaceplayers.org

Applications close on Friday, August 6th.

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