At EQCA, we believe outstanding people are the key to our success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we recruit individuals without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender (including gender identity), sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status or age.
The Communications Director manages and coordinates the overall communications strategy and public education activities for Equality California, Equality California Political Action Committees and Equality California Institute with the goal of increasing the public's understanding and support for legal, civil and human rights for the diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Director will work collaboratively with senior leadership to develop and implement communication strategies to broaden the impact of the organization's programs and oversee organizational messaging. The position will be based in Los Angeles.
The Communications Intern will assist EQCA with outreach on online social networks, viral marketing, website content and other communications projects as needed.
As an intern, you will gain experience working for California’s dynamic LGBT civil rights organization, where you will learn a broad range of skills. These skills include: working with the media, lobbying elected officials, oral and written advocacy, combating the religious right, opposition research, event and issue organizing, and fundraising, among other exciting activities. Interns will participate in staff meetings thus ensuring their voices are heard and their opinions are valued.
Part-Time Outreach Canvasser
EQCAI is currently seeking to hire part-time staff to conduct conversations with Californians through face-to-face interactions. Staff will be trained to have conversations with Californians about LGBT acceptance, marriage equality and LGBT rights. Previous canvassing experience is desired but not required. Knowledge of the LGBT community and the Fair Education Act is preferred.
Equality California Institute Jim Nickoff Internship
The Jim Nickoff Internship was founded in 2007 as an annual program to provide LGBT, questioning and allied youth an opportunity to learn about the community and gain hands-on experience in LGBT rights advocacy. This part-time summer internship will be supervised by the Government Affairs Director. Preference will be given to Sacramento, California based intern applicants although Los Angeles and San Francisco candidates will also be considered. The candidate will receive a $1,500 stipend.
Spanish-Bilingual Communications Internship
The Spanish Communications Intern will assist EQCA with the writing of media advisories, outreach on online social networks, viral marketing, website content and media communications projects as needed.