• Internship
  • Remote
  • Salary: $1000 Per Month

Website Public Knowledge, Washington DC

Position Summary: Public Knowledge seeks a dynamic self-starter to assist the organization’s communications team with its marketing and communications efforts. Communications internships at Public Knowledge provide students or young professionals an opportunity to learn first-hand the skills required to succeed in communications for a public interest advocacy organization. This internship is a remote, flexible position. Candidates will require a computer/laptop with an internet connection to participate.

Draft blog posts, a variety of website content (including Issue pages and Take Action pages), fact sheets, marketing emails, social media posts (for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), and other content.
With guidance, shoot and edit video footage to enhance the Public Knowledge website, marketing emails, and social media channels.
Create and edit graphics to enhance the Public Knowledge website, marketing emails, and social media channels.
Review and report on web analytics for Public Knowledge websites and social media channels.
Attend and live-tweet Congressional hearings, FCC Open Meetings, and other relevant events.
Serve as an editor on blog posts and other digital content as needed.
Help plan and execute campaigns and participate in coalitions.

Excellent communications skills, including both oral and written.
An understanding of social media tools and platforms.
Ability to translate complex ideas into understandable written and oral statements and messages intended to persuade, influence, or inform others, including public opinion leaders.
Enthusiasm for the mission of Public Knowledge, public interest advocacy, and technology policy.
Interest in policymaking and the political process.
Familiarity with video production and graphic design.
Knowledge of web analytics and/or CMS and CRM use a plus.

Compensation: If academic credit is not available, Public Knowledge can provide a $1000-per-month stipend.

Hours: 10-20 hours per week. We can adjust based on your schedule and availability.

Duration: 3-6 months with the option to extend

Application Process: To apply, please send a cover letter (including your experience and interest in public interest work), resume, transcript (official or unofficial), at least two references who can speak to your substantive work, and a writing sample or excerpt of less than five pages.

To apply for this job please visit www.publicknowledge.org.