We are building our team

We are looking for self-driven, creative individuals with a clear commitment to public service to help expand this effort and to further Richmond’s position as a national leader in promoting inclusive, innovative
approaches to issues surrounding cultural memory and the legacies of enslavement.


Please send questions, résumés and cover letters to:


Jackson P. Miller
Harvard Kennedy School
Email: jackson.miller482@gmail.com
Mobile, Whatsapp: +1 804 543 3213

 
 

Digital Media Strategist(s) —

Intern/Volunteer

The digital media specialist will work extensively with the project director and the communications lead to create visually compelling and accessible products across a variety of
technologies. Projects may include, but will not be limited to:

 

  • Expanding Richmond Revealed’s website
  • Creating and editing video content for social media engagement
  • Managing public-facing communications across social media platforms (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snap, etc.)


The digital media specialist should anticipate contributing 10-15 hours each week to the Richmond Revealed initiative. While interns are not paid, they will be eligible for compensation for expenses incurred during the project. The digital media strategist will work remotely during this project, which should last through August 2018 with the option of extending after consultation with the project director.

What we look for

  • emonstrated commitment to public service
  • Genuine intellectual ambition, willingness to learn, and strong work ethic
  • Experience building compelling digital content and implementing inclusive brand strategies
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • While there is no degree requirement, the digital media strategist will likely be enrolled as an undergraduate student or recent graduate. Local high school students with a proven record of scholastic achievement are also welcome to apply.

Research Assistant(s) —

Intern/Volunteer

The research assistant will lead efforts to showcase work across the Greater Richmond area that empowers the community to engage with 2019 as an unprecedented historical moment. Additionally, they will identify new partnerships across the Atlantic. Projects may include, but will not be limited to:

  • Reaching out to potential stakeholders and expanding Richmond Revealed’s network
  • Aggregating information on related initiatives throughout the Greater Richmond area.
  • Conducting research on Richmond’s ties to both the African continent, and other places across the Americas in regards to the transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans
  • Examining potential economic growth opportunities in Benin, the Gambia, and other locales, which may benefit Richmond’s private sector.
  • Devising ways to make these histories and linkages accessible to interested stakeholders

The research assistant should anticipate contributing 10-15 hours each week to the Richmond Revealed initiative. While interns are not paid, they will be eligible for compensation for expenses incurred during the project. The research assistant will work remotely during this project, which should last through August 2018 with the option of extending after consultation with the project director.

What we look for

  • Demonstrated commitment to public service
  • Genuine intellectual ambition, willingness to learn, and strong work ethic
  • Agile research and analytical capabilities, along with superior communication skills
  • French language skills may be an asset to this position, but not required
  • While there is no degree requirement, the research assistant will likely be enrolled as an undergraduate student or recent graduate. Local high school students with a proven record of scholastic achievement are also welcome to apply.