Communications Intern, Richard Attias & Associates

Richard Attias & Associates, a global communications advisory firm, is seeking a Communications Intern with a passion for current events, foreign relations, international development, and emerging technologies. The intern will support the Communications team in the areas of social medial, media relations and website content management. This role will also have the primary responsibility for crafting the weekly internal newsletter, including selecting and summarizing relevant news articles and publishing it through Constant Contact. We are seeking an intern who excels in writing, editing, proofreading, research, and reporting. Technical skills such as photography, video production, design, and social media analytics are desired as well. Furthermore, the intern should expect to take on a number of administrative tasks including maintaining/producing media lists and external vendor management.
 
Requirements
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to proofread 
• Proficiency in Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram
• An innovative and creative mind – a keen eye for design is a plus
• Highly organized and efficient, with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines
• An understanding of email campaign applications such as Constant Contact and/or MailChimp 
• Must be able to handle confidential information and deal with issues sensitively
• A university degree, preferably in communications, journalism, media and/ or marketing disciplines
• Team player with the enthusiasm to work in a multicultural environment
• Fluency in English is required; knowledge of French and additional languages is beneficial
• An ability to travel outside of the USA if required
• Please include a cover letter

     

Start date: ASAP (6 Months Minimum)
 
Work Permit: This is a paid position and the candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. Visas will not be issued by RA&A. 
 
About Richard Attias & Associates
Richard Attias & Associates (RA&A) is a global communications advisory firm. It delivers strategic advice and innovative solutions to help clients enhance their image and reputation and achieve their economic and social goals. Best known for creating game-changing ‘live’ platforms and engaging high-profile corporate, political and civic leaders on its clients’ behalf, RA&A is one of the only consulting firms in the world with proven experience in branding nations. The firm has offices in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. Learn more about RA&A at http://richardattiasassociates.com/en/home.