Are you interested in working with dope people to curate travel content for the African diaspora?

Read on.

Our vision is to highlight the nuances of black travel while celebrating the many different cultures within the community. We provide tips, resources, and experiences – but you should already know that since you read our content.

We are looking for determined, creative and fun interns/volunteers to contribute to the vision of Melanin Travel. Ideal candidates will use their skills to take Melanin Travel to the next level, while gaining insight and hands-on experience producing high quality content.

All volunteer/intern positions are unpaid and will last a period of 3 months. Please do not apply if you cannot commit to the timeframe.

Please read and apply for one of the following areas:

Social Media



Digital Marketing

You will liaise directly with the Founder & Chief Editor, Vivienne, to work on social media strategy & management, email marketing and *ADD* . You’ll get hands on experience producing high quality content.

Develop and execute digital marketing campaigns for social platforms (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter)
Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns
Create social media content for platforms and templates for Instagram stories
Build and maintain Melanin Travel’s media presence
Identify key influencers in the Black British Market
Adapt to new trends and insights in the travel industry
Research and suggest creative marketing strategies for social media and newsletter
Ensure that Melanin Travel’s message is relayed to readers accurately across all channels
Collaborate with the Chief Editor and Editor to ensure content is distributed on all social media platforms on time.

Demonstrable experience in executing digital marketing campaigns (personal or professional).
Demonstrable knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Instagram Stories. Mailchimp is a plus.
Knowledge of Canva. Experience in Photoshop or Illustrator is a huge plus.
Knowledge of marketing tools and marketing strategy.
Excellent communication skills

To apply for this role, you must be based in London or be very knowledgable of Black British culture.

We will consider splitting the role into a Digital Marketing manager (focusing on, devising strategy, analysing analytics and newsletters) and Social Media Manager (all things Facebook, Twitter and Instagram). If you are highly skilled in one of these areas, still contact us!

How to apply: Please send your CV and a 300 word explanation on why you would be a great asset to the growing team, along with any achievements that make you sound cool! You must include at least one suggestion on how to grow Melanin Travel’s Facebook *ADD LINK* and Twitter *ADD LINK* accounts.

Good luck!

Content contributor

If you have unique ideas that are in need a home, why don’t you submit an article to Melanin Travel? We are always on the lookout for talented writers and creatives that want to produce content for our readers. Click here to read our submissions guidelines.


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