Empowering undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals
Communications Fellowship Overview
The Communications Fellowship provides meaningful training in communications, social media, and design. The Communications Fellow will have an opportunity to get hands-on experience in the design and distribution of E4FC’s educational resources and marketing materials.
Specifically, he/she will be involved in:
Creating custom graphics for E4FC’s digital communications and campaigns
Updating educational and marketing materials and website content
Ensuring continuity of E4FC’s brand (colors, fonts, and logo)
Through this fellowship, the Communications Fellow will gain basic proficiency in the following areas:
Basic understanding in layout and typography (print and web) and how to follow branding guides
Communications tools: Form Assembly
Website upkeep: Content management systems: Network Solutions and WordPress
Project management: KabanFlow and task tracking (Toggl)
Graphic design software: Adobe Creative Cloud (specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) and Canva
The Communications Fellow will be thoroughly committed to E4FC’s mission and vision. They will:
Have direct knowledge of or personal connection to the undocumented experience.
Have strong critical thinking skills and be detail oriented.
Be able to work independently and remotely online with a strong commitment to meeting deadlines
Be able to cooperate and work effectively in a team
Be willing to learn new skills and try new experiences
Computer skills: Microsoft Office and Google Apps.
Attend a mandatory opening overnight weekend retreat from June 30-July 1, 2018
Commit to 15 hours/week from June 30, 2018-May 31, 2019
Attend professional development trainings on Fridays
Participate in bi-weekly in-person check-ins with Communications lead
Weekly and cross-program trainings
Assuming the Communications Fellow fulfills all program requirements, he/she will receive a $6,600 grant to support his/her participation in the program. The grant will be disbursed in monthly installments of $600, upon successful completion of program requirements and responsibilities.