WE WANT YOU!!!
Thanks for your interest in joining the Holding of Wrist team for a six-month internship! It’s safe to assume you’re here because you believe in the issues we focus on and our vision: Holding of Wrist aims to help others through self-harm, depression and suicidal thoughts through continuous contact, positive thoughts and love.
Holding of Wrist is looking for creative individuals who are: digitally minded, self-motivated, organized, responsible and who has a positive attitude. We need people who are good at quick decision making and likes to think outside the box who are willing to go the extra step to make a difference.
If you’re looking to make a dent in the world, put in an intern application with Holding of Wrist. We’ve been around since 2008, which means we’re an established and reputable online community; You can make a difference in thousands, possibly millions of lives.
Please read over ALL the following information carefully, after that you will be directed to completing a simple application. This is best viewed on desktop or laptop.
August 2nd, 2015 – September 12th, 2015: Accepting applications (or until 100 submitted)
September 13th, 2015 – September 26th, 2015: Choosing & contacting all applicants
September 27th, 2015 – September 30th, 2015: Training new interns
October 1st, 2015 – April 1st, 2015: 2015/2016 Internship
-Must be 16 – 30 years old.
-Must be located inside the United States of America
-Must be willing to protect & represent the brand “Holding of Wrist” at all times
-Must have internet access daily
-Realize that we are all good, but not great. We can all be and do better.
This is a six-month, unpaid internship with Holding of Wrist. There is no promise of a permanent position on the staff, however it is a strong possibility based on how the internship goes. We are located in Richmond, Va but this internship does not require travel to Richmond.
We pay close attention to your language and use of words. Please be sure to use correct grammar, take your time and provide as much information as possible- we love reading about you!
Getting To The Good Stuff…
We have multiple positive available. Each are very important to the running and growth of Holding of Wrist. Click on one or all to read more, then continue down the page!
At Holding of Wrist, our vibes are at the center of everything we do. So as a “Vibe Protector” intern that means you are in a leadership role and making sure that the positive energy is in everything Holding of Wrist posts, along with our staff and interns on their personal pages. We strongly believe that all staff should represent and protect the brand at all times.
On top of that, you will be responsible for sub-managing interns with weekly emails; These emails keep an open line of communication between everyone so we are on the same page. Also, you shouldn’t mind random texts from an intern or staff in the middle of the night
You will need excellent internet connection and great communication skills!
As a Holding of Wrist Multimedia Director, you will be responsible for posting blogs on a weekly basis as well as daily Twitter, Facebook and Instagram posts. You will also be responsible for interacting with comments & replies on all of our social-networking sites. We are looking for young people who are motivated, always carry their iphone and love to inspire others through words. The best fit for this position is someone who has excellent written and spoken language; Also has excellent experience with social-networking sites/apps. This person will also keep a calendar of days such as: Day of Silence, Suicide Prevention Week, Self-Injury Awareness Day, Suicide Awareness Day, etc. and will bring attention to them during that time.
We live in a very digital age and Holding of Wrist was founded by Youtuber, Jimmy Elliott. Holding of Wrist is very educated on Youtube, but does not have the time available to be more active. As our Youtube Expert, you understand how powerful Youtube is and can name ten Youtubers off the top of your head!
You will be responsible for posting weekly videos on Holding of Wrist’s Youtube channel & then send the link to the Multimedia Director Intern for further promotion. This includes: writing (if you pre-write your videos), filming, editing and uploading all by yourself- so yes, internet access, editing software and HD Camera is required. As a Youtube Expert, we assume you know words such as: metadata, thumbnail, tags, description, analytics and how they work on Youtube.
We’re looking for a young, fresh and upbeat face to bring our Youtube channel to life. The videos you post will discuss issues that we focus on: Self-harm, depression, suicidal thoughts, abuse, etc.
As our Design Intern, we’re looking for someone who has expert experience designing using a computer, has great communication and strong urge to help others through images. We need someone who can design logos, project and website graphics, and later on new merchandise designs.
We do not provide you with the resources or software to design because we are assuming that you are applying with previous experience and examples of past work. Our photos and website has been viewed millions of times, this is a chance for you to get your work noticed and help others at the same time.
As a Marketing Director at Holding of Wrist, you will be working very closely with the Multimedia Director on the public promotional side of the job. Your first task will be to create a professional wikipedia page with our history on it. Next, you will be creating a professional press release & release it to top news stations, magazines, blogs, etc. Finally, you will be responsible for promoting Holding of Wrist through free advertising, scheduling interviews & building relationships with other organizations.
By applying to this position, you have prior experience in those fields & know what SEO / Alexa Score is! You are also a hard-worker who likes to work independently and is willing to learn new things.
Simply fill out the below application and hit “submit” at the end; We will be in contact! If you have any issues while submitting the application or questions before, please email info@Holdingofwrist.com directly.