The Rockefeller Foundation
Summer Associate, Digital Communication and Marketing
New York, NY, US
Requisition ID: 1458
$25.00 To 35.00 Hourly
The Rockefeller Foundation is seeking a Summer Associate or Intern for our Digital team within the Communications, Policy & Advocacy team.
We value our Summer Associates and Interns and want to invest in and mentor future leaders who will grow personally and professionally and create an impact in the philanthropic sector. As a Summer Associate or Intern at The Rockefeller Foundation, you will have the chance to contribute to our initiatives through engaging, meaningful work assignments.
This position is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
A cover letter is required.
The 2024 summer program will run for 11 weeks from June – August 2024.
This position will be based in New York City and requires a hybrid work arrangement, working onsite Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Pay Range: $25 – $35 hourly rate. This represents the present low and high end of the Foundation’s pay range for this position. Actual pay will vary based on various factors, including but not limited to experience. This is a non-exempt position and thus eligible for overtime pay.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Help with content management on RF’s digital channels and websites.
Draft copy for RF’s social channels.
Help pull monthly metrics for web, social, and email.
Light-lift graphic design for digital platforms, including web pages and social media posts.
Support the digital team with on-the-ground content capture during Foundation events and convenings.
Help with data visualization creation if skills apply.
Assist with the management of digital assets, including but not limited to photos and videos captured by the Foundation staff, its contractors, and grantees.
Education, Experience, and Skills
Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in one of the following areas: communications, digital marketing, information design, content strategy, journalism, or a related field.
Experience with Content Management Systems like WordPress. Familiarity with HTML is a plus.
Experience with data visualization tools like Flourish or Tableau a plus, though not required.
Knowledge of major social media channels and current standard processes (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, etc.).
Experience or interest in creative writing and copy editing.
Interest or experience working in the nonprofit sector.
Strong research and analytical capabilities; able to synthesize large volumes of research and data to guide strategy.
Proven track record of collaboration and interest in how philanthropic organizations create and implement strategies working alongside partners.
Previous work experience in the nonprofit sector, consulting, research, communications, or business-related field preferred).
Must be a proactive self-starter.
Must be authorized to work in the United States.
Committed to the mission of the Foundation.
Strong interest in or experience working on climate change, though not required.
Qualifications and Competencies
Bias for Action: Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Communicates Effectively: Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Decision Quality: Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
Plans and Aligns: Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
Values Differences: Recognizes the value of different perspectives and commits to inclusion, equity, and diversity in every aspect of work.
About The Rockefeller Foundation
The Rockefeller Foundation is a pioneering philanthropy built on collaborative partnerships at the frontiers of science, technology, and innovation that enable individuals, families, and communities to flourish. We make big bets to promote the well-being of humanity. Today, we are focused on advancing human opportunity and reversing the climate crisis by transforming systems in food, health, energy, and finance. For more information, sign up for our newsletter at http://rockefellerfoundation.org and follow us on X @RockefellerFdn.
As an organization, we focus on six values to advance our culture and continue our success. We are dedicated to being Transparent, Optimistic, Accountable, Collaborative, Trusted, and Equitable. We operate from a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in everything that we do. It is not only the right thing to do – we could not make an impact without our team members’ diverse perspectives and experiences. We expect all employees at the Foundation to contribute by developing their unique perspectives and talent, challenging conventional wisdom through evidence and reason, and amplifying marginalized voices.
The Rockefeller Foundation is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and compliance with all federal, state, and local laws concerning employment discrimination, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. To this end, the Foundation ensures equal opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, lawful alien status, physical, mental, and medical disability, veteran status, liability for service in the United States Armed Forces, or any other protected status.
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