Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Fall Communications Internship with Economic Innovation Group

Position description

The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) is a leading policy and advocacy organization dedicated to forging a more dynamic, entrepreneurial, and innovative U.S. economy for the 21st century. Founded by Sean Parker and led by an experienced, bipartisan team in Washington, D.C., EIG convenes leading experts from the public and private sectors, develops original policy research, and works to advance creative legislative proposals to bring new jobs, investment, and economic growth to communities across the nation.
Location – Washington DC
Job Description
EIG’s Communications Intern will contribute to growing and executing EIG’s communications and outreach strategy. Interns will work directly with EIG’s Executive Team and staff on a wide variety of projects and topics. Interns will have a unique opportunity to contribute to policy and advocacy efforts impacting U.S. economic growth and new business and job creation. 
Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited, to the following: 
  • Crafting social media content;
  • Tracking website, social media, and communications analytics;
  • Graphic design;
  • Drafting internal and external communications;
  • Monitoring online conversation in EIG issue areas; and
  • Supporting administrative and operations activities. 

Qualifications

The successful candidate should be a self-starter with a background in political communications and digital outreach. A background in economic policy is preferred. Excellent writing, digital design, and social media skills, as well the ability to handle multiple tasks under short deadlines, are essential qualities.
Education:
Current undergraduate or graduate student, or recent graduates

Application instructions

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Milica Cosic, Manager for Operations and Administration, with the subject line “EIG Fall Communications Internship.”