Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Communications Intern at National Committee on U.S.-China Relations in NY

Internship in Communications -- Foreign Policy

Available: An internship in communications and public relations for the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, a New York City-based foreign policy nonprofit. The internship will combine the participant's aptitudes with opportunities to learn new skills and participate in communications and public relations functions including:

• Media outreach and press management for public events with speakers including members of Congress, foreign officials, authors and policy makers
• Editing and producing photo, video and audio materials for public release (some skills in this area preferred)
• Responsibility for editing and online distribution of video and podcast library
• Writing, editing and distribution of press releases, web content, promotional materials
• Some layout/graphic design (basic skills in this area preferred)
• Use of social media to distribute information and promote programs
• Review of archival and historical materials for a documentary film being made for PBS

Candidates: The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations seeks a responsible communications graduate student (preferred), recent graduate (past 12 months) or undergraduate committed to the practice of communications and public relations, preferably with an interest in foreign policy, nonprofit/NGO work and/or issues of the U.S.-China relationship. Some or all of the following skills are preferred:

• Clear, concise writing and editing
• Experience with electronic media including photo, audio and video editing
• Basic layout / graphic design skills (QuarkXpress preferred; others-- InDesign, etc.-- acceptable
• Familiarity with basic social media use for public relations (Twitter, Facebook)
• Experience or interest in foreign policy, international relations, nonprofit/NGO work

Details / Application:

The internship will consist of 16 -- 20 hours per week (2-3 days, flexible schedule) for 12-15 weeks. For information on the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, please visit www.ncuscr.org.

Applicants should e-mail (address above) a brief cover letter; resume and may include a relevant sample of prior work, either written (1-2 pages of articles, press releases, reports etc.) and/or samples or links to other accomplishments (such as graphic design, video or web pages) Deadline: Wednesday, September 21, 2011.

Hiring Organization: NCUSCR

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