Communications Internship (International Exchange & Diplomacy at Global Ties U.S.)

Hours per week

32-40 hours, 4-5 days per week

Published

11/05/2018

Application Deadline

12/17/2018

Start Date

01/07/2019

End Date

05/17/2019

Address

1250 H St., NW Suite 305
Washington
DC
20005
United States

Description

The Communications intern works closely with the Communications team. The intern divides their time between communications, database management, and social media support as well as providing general office administration and project support. The Communications intern is responsible for supporting the communications team in the development of content across platforms (including email, website, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other channels) and supporting the development of associated projects.


The Communications intern will also work collaboratively on a broad range of tasks including, but not limited to: monitoring social media channels, updating various databases (including Salesforce), and contributing to the content, design, and production of Global Ties U.S. publications. During the course of the semester, the Communications intern may be offered the opportunity to provide support to Global Ties U.S. exchange programs, which falls outside of the regular internship scope of work.


Qualifications:

  • Communications background: Experience in writing for the web, email, social media, and general editing skills.
  • Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills
  • Experience with MS Office (Word and Excel)
  • Experience with graphic design (ideally Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Flexibility and willingness to work beyond the parameters of a job description
  • Background and interest in citizen diplomacy, public diplomacy, nonprofit leadership, global engagement, or international education and exchange 

Benefits

A stipend is provided to off-set internship related expenses


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