Communications and New Media Internship
Reports to: Director of New Media and Director of Communications
Location: Washington, DC
J Street is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student to intern in our Washington, DC office. This internship is an excellent opportunity to understand and get involved in J Street's work. In addition to day to day work, the media and communications intern will have the opportunity to participate in brown-bag lunches with senior staff and other professions in the field, give feedback regarding student programming, and plan intern events. Interns are also encouraged to participate in J Street U chapters on their campuses. The media and communications intern will assist the Vice President of Communications in a range of tasks related to supporting J Street's overall public relations operations, including strategic communications and traditional and new media outreach. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, research, drafting, building press lists, media pitching and media monitoring.
Applicants must have:
• Excellent written and oral communications skills • Research experience • Strong attention to detail • Political savvy • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills Excellent candidates may have: • Journalism experience • Experience as a student or campaign volunteer on political or social justice issues • A sound working knowledge of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the American Jewish Community
Compensation and Time Commitment: This is an unpaid full or part-time internship. Applicants are considered on a rolling basis. Please indicate in your cover letter what days and hours you are available.