CIRCLE CHATS HOST (youtube channel) OPENING (Unpaid)

Position Description

Circle Chats is The Safe Sisters Circle’s youtube channel where we invite prominent guests, including executive directors, activists, survivors, political leaders and changemakers, to discuss topics relevant to the Black women survivors and the community that supports them.  The ideal person for this volunteer position is someone who is survivor centered, culturally competent, charismatic, has video editing/posting experience, great time management skills, creativity, and loves talking with people and networking.  The networking possibilities of this position are endless since the Host will work closely with The Safe Sisters Circle’s Executive Director and our prominent guests in the making of the Circle Chats.  The person chosen for this role will also obtain valuable interviewing journalistic interviewing skills.  The Circle Chats Host will support the work of The Safe Sisters Circle by expanding the reach of our mission through the Circle Chats and increasing public awareness of culturally responsive work on behalf of Black woman survivors. We are looking for a highly motivated, passionate and thoughtful individual who is committed to the work of advancing the interests of Black women survivors of intimate partner abuse.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • This position reports to the Executive Director of The Safe Sisters Circle;
  • The Circle Chats Host will be a member of The Safe Sisters Circle’s social media team;
  • Helps develop new themes and guests ideas for the channel;
  • Researches topics and reviews guests bios and websites to obtain background content for Circle Chats;
  • Coordinates interviews with and interfaces with Circle Chats guests;
  • Develops questions and themes for guests’ interviews and submit to the Executive Director and Circle Chats team for review;
  • Records interviews with guests and edits the recordings;
  • Interface with the social media team in the creation of graphics and advertising for the interviews;
  • Attend Circle Chats creative sessions and planning meetings;
  • Promote The Safe Sisters Circle’s mission, brand, and promotional activities on every Circle Chat.

Qualifications

We are looking for applicants with the following qualifications:

  • Enrollment in or completion of an accredited law, journalism, communications or other relevant educational program;
  • The ability to commit 15 to 20 hours a month to work on Circle Chats;
  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s issues, gender based violence, and intimate partner abuse;
  • Survivor-centered and culturally-competent focus, with an interest in issues impacting Black women survivors;
  • Positive attitude and a warm and encouraging personality;
  • Excellent research skills;
  • Experience conducting interviews a plus;
  • Experience recording, editing and posting videos to social media;
  • Excellent networking and communication skills;
  • Creativity and strong messaging skills;
  • Excellent time management and project management skills;
  • Ability to take direction and accept constructive feedback;
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in team environment;

How to Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter (including a clear statement of why you are interested in this position) and writing sample to Alana Brown, Executive Director of The Safe Sisters Circle at info@safesisterscircle.org. Diverse applicants encouraged to apply.