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Are you passionate about spreading ideas globally? The TED Translators program is a community of volunteers from 160 countries who subtitle TED Talks into 100+ languages. TEDTranslators’ subtitles appear on TED.com, our iOS and Android apps, YouTube and numerous international partner platforms, garnering hundreds of millions of views annually.We are looking for an intern who can bring their own ideas to the table and help us take our program to the next level. The TED Translators Program Intern will build out localized educational resources, dream up new marketing initiatives, and assist with project management and product development work. The Intern should be a proactive team-player who enjoys building community, understands cultural nuance, and is eager to learn about international media.
Responsibilities: Assist in the design and creation of program resources and onboarding materials; Help create social media campaigns to engage our community; Build innovative marketing campaigns to recruit new volunteers; Assess translation technologies and products and make recommendations; Help organize virtual events; Conduct research for strategic global development initiatives; Support TED Translators team with day-to-day program operations
Requirements: Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or graduate degree program; Excellent writing and communication skills; Highly organized; Experience with social media management for brands; Tech savviness and ability to troubleshoot system issues; Fluency in English and at least one other language
Compensation:This is a paid, full-time summer internship with flexible start and end dates. The TEDTranslators Program Intern can work remotely from anywhere in the western hemisphere or make use of TED’s downtown New York City office.