Internship Opportunity: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs Engagement Editor Fellows
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is seeking an engagement editor fellow, whose primary role will be crafting and implementing digital media strategies to grow the audience and reach of our products. This position requires original, strategy-led creative thinking that provides meaningful, exciting user experiences across a variety of social media venues. This person will be part of an energetic communications team.
Carnegie Council is “the voice for ethics in international affairs,” and you will be the primary social media voice for that voice. The right candidate for this fellowship will not only understand the strategic aspects of social-media management, but the appropriate tone and audience for a nonpartisan educational institution with a diverse, worldwide reach.
The position includes:
- Writing Facebook posts/tweets/updates, etc.
- Coordinating the various social media platforms of the Council across a variety of programs, including the main Carnegie site; the council’s quarterly journal, Ethics & International Affairs; the council’s digital magazine, Policy Innovations, and the council’s social platform, the Global Ethics Network
- Researching digital platforms like Flipboard, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Reddit, etc., to find opportunities for innovation
- Coming up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence and user engagement
- Tracking the growth and the impact of social media on our products
- Finding users to follow/friend/like and building lists on Twitter
- Assisting with general communication tasks
- Graduate student, or recent graduate-level education, in journalism, communication, international relations, marketing, or other relevant field of study. No undergraduates, please.
- Passionate about the web and its possibilities for engaging and growth
- Previous social media or blogging experience required
- Interest in and knowledge of international affairs issues strongly preferred
- Solid writing skills, ability to communicate in short-form writing
- Well-organized and reliable; strong attention to detail; communication skills; ability to meet tight deadlines
To apply, please send resume, cover letter (include Twitter and other social media handles, and/or personal website URL in the letter), and work samples (if available) to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Engagement Editor Fellowship.” In your cover letter, please provide a short critique of the Council’s presence on social media, and what you would do to improve the systems already in place.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The job requires 15-20 hours per week (2-3 days per week) and it is based in New York. It is a 6-month fellowship (extendable to 12 at the mutual agreement of the fellow and the Council). A $50 a day stipend will be provided. If funding becomes available, after the completion of the fellowship this position may become permanent.
This position will begin in late August/early September. Interviews will be conducted in early/mid-August.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. DUE TO THE EXPECTED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS, ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE INVITED TO AN INTERVIEW.