Apr 10, 2018

Human Resources (Recruitment/Social Media) Intern

  • Relief International
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Human Resources Economic / Development

Job Description

Position Summary:  Relief International is seeking an Intern who has an interest in working with social media and Human Resources, particularly recruiting.  This is a great opportunity to gain specialized knowledge in the HR Department with the recruitment process and learning to handle administrative duties and responsibilities.  

We are looking for someone who:

  • Demonstrates skills in creating and using various social medial platforms
  • Can create effective social media HR campaigns
  • Is a do-er and has creativity in connecting with people.


What you will be doing as a Human Resources (Recruitment Social Media) Intern:

  • Assist HR Department in contributing to RI’s HR/social media pages by writing/posting content such as links, videos, photos under the direction of the Head of the Recruitment Unit and Communications
  • Assist the HR Department in marketing its Surge Roster
  • Assist the HR Department with various aspects of recruiting, including managing posts
  • Perform general administrative support functions for the HR Department
  • Assist HR department in compiling a database of the best sites and platforms to recruit from and post positions to these sites
  • File resumes and applicant information electronically
  • Assist HR with special projects as needed.
  • May assist in intern and volunteer recruitment, including filing and maintaining database of incoming applications
  • Perform Word processing, proofing, editing, filing and other assistance with documents
  • Screen telephone calls, take messages, redirect calls, and respond to inquiries regarding RI policies/procedures, as requested.  
  • Provide back-up support as needed to other departments
  • Execution of special projects related to above areas on an as-requested basis 

Other Qualifications & requirements:

  • Exhibited interest in Human Resources
  • Ability and willingness to handle above duties and responsibilities in HR Department  
  • Dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results and multi-task in a demanding and fast paced environment.
  • General knowledge of world affairs international/intergovernmental institutions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently, as well as part of a Team
  • 15 hours minimum; Monday to Friday varied schedule 
  • Professional demeanor 
  • Computer proficiency:  MUST be adept in PC environment; MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Must be comfortable learning new software systems
  • Ability to consistently follow through and take ownership of projects 
  • Detail oriented and energetic
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment, such as copy machines, WebEx, Skype, conferencing equipment, etc. 
  • Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skill
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Confidentiality, diplomacy and a high degree of professionalism is required.
  • Energetic, results focused with superb execution and follow through, ability to self-direct, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff. 
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills; ability to build relationships and trust.  
  • Motivated self-starter who is not afraid to ask questions.

Salary: Unpaid, monthly transportation stipend and academic credit available


RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence.

We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.

We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability

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