Director of Research

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As an integral leader on the executive team, the position of Director of Research is rigorous and time-intensive. The Director of Research will write the text for infographics regarding time-pressing issues and will need to do so with a quick turnaround to ensure that Redefy's resources are up to date. The Director of Research will gain invaluable research experience and communications skills, while working closely with the Directors of Content Creation and the Director of Social Media. The Director of Research should be able to commit 3-4 hours each week to this work. We urge you to consider the time, effort, passion, and knowledge that you might dedicate to the position before applying.

Redefy is an international by-youth, for-youth non-profit that seeks to empower schools and communities with the resources to become more inclusive and equitable. We accomplish this 4 ways: journalism, resource creation, chapters, and campaigns. Redefy's journalism empowers a diverse cohort of writers and editors to comment or report on current events, social justice issues, and problems they have witnessed or encountered as members of marginalized groups. Our social media team creates resources for young people looking to learn about the issues and get involved in creating change for our social medias and website. Redefy mobilizes our international web of school, community, statewide, or national chapters to create local movements for social equity. Finally, as a full team, we launch large-scale campaigns focused on solving singular social justice issues.

Social media is becoming more important every day as a method of spreading our mission, building community, sharing actionable steps and resources, and unifying members of our generation.To do so, our posts and resources must be well-researched and informative. Consequently, the Directors of Research will compile the necessary information for any post/resource.

Application due July 13th, 2021.

We are looking for people that have a desire to change the world, that can't stop thinking about kids who feel ostracized, stereotyped, or lonely on account of their most core identities, that think creatively and understand Gen Z. Stipends may be available for those who cannot afford to work without pay.

We are looking for applicants in grades 9-12 to become Director of Research for Redefy; however, if you are yet not in high school and still wish to stand up to hate and discrimination, visit www.redefy.org/join-us to discover other potential opportunities for you. The work we do is meant to impact all people, so any support you can give us is beyond appreciated.

All applications are due July 6 at 11:59 PM EST, we can't wait to read your application! Questions? Email executivedirector@redefy.org

As with all the positions that Redefy offers, this is a volunteer position; however, as a non-profit, we are able to award community service hours for each hour worked on Redefy. Stipends may be available for those who cannot afford to work without pay.

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