The Boston Ujima Project is a Black-led democratic, member-run organization building cooperative economic infrastructure in Boston, with a mission to return wealth to working-class communities of color. Ujima is bringing together neighbors, workers, business owners, investors, grassroots organizers, and culture-makers, to create a community-controlled economy in our city.
We are looking for a part-time (10 hrs) Visual Design and Learning Intern. The ideal candidate will be a highly skilled creative with strong strategic thinking, the ability to empathetically communicate to various audiences, and a portfolio of work that demonstrates their passion for design, typography, and community work.
- Support in the development of new content for organic social media, paid social media, TikTok, IG, YouTube, email, website, videos, digital campaigns, etc.
- Generate original content and pitch ideas when needed
- Post/schedule social media content
- Design promotional collateral for key organizational events and programs
- Support printed materials design
- 1- 2 years of experience with Adobe Creative Suite (PS, ID, IL)
- Ability to work independently, and meet deadlines
- Proficiency in animation and video editing is a plus
How to apply: Please send a short email about yourself, with your portfolio attached to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research has shown that people of color and women are less likely to apply for jobs if they don’t believe they meet every one of the qualifications described in a job description. Our highest priority is finding the best candidate for the job. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described or you have a less traditional background.
Ujima is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. Boston residents are strongly encouraged to apply.