The most important qualifications are self-motivation, excellent English communication skills and solid working knowledge of social media. You should be a quick learner capable of grasping and analyzing sometimes complex and divisive issues and able to craft compelling content to engage our online global community across a variety of social media channels.
If you have these qualifications, please review the position responsibilities and additional requirements listed below.
- Assist in the research, development and execution of the Fourth Estate's public engagement initiatives
- Research, aggregate, write and edit content for online and offline publication
- Monitoring and analyzing diverse media sources
- Conduct research and fact-checking for campaigns
- Develop general engagement ideas
- Participate in team meetings and discussion Identify outreach and engagement opportunities
- Knowledge and interest in news, journalism, freedom of information and human rights issues
- Strong academic record
- Outgoing, creative and enthusiastic
- Proven interest in digital freedom, public organizing and campaigning
- Proven research, analytical, writing and editing abilities.
- Student or recent graduate in international relations, journalism, communications or similar field
- Fluency in English is required. French, German, Spanish or other European languages is a plus
- We are flexible on term, but prefer a candidate who is available to work for at least 5 months
- We prefer a minimum of 16-20 hours per week
- Internship carries a $500/month stipend
This position reports to our Washington, DC office, however remote applicants anywhere in the world are encouraged. Ability to travel internationally and domestically is preferred.
- Send a copy of your CV, a cover letter explaining your qualifications and interest for the internship, and two references (only one may be academic).
Deadline: Rolling application