The Center for Communication is hiring

COOPER LEIBNER EDITORIAL FELLOWSHIP 

The Center for Communication annually awards the Carole Cooper and Richard Leibner Journalism Fellowship to a New York area female college junior, senior, or graduate student.

The Fellow will receive a generous stipend up to $5000 while interning at the Center for Communication during the course of the school year.

Students will have the opportunity to network with professionals and executives within media and entertainment at our panels and On Locations. The fellowship is open to students who will be enrolled within an undergraduate or graduate program in the Fall of 2019/Spring 2020 school year.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

The Center for Communication is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic intern interested in marketing, social media, and writing. Additionally, this intern will also support program staff during On Locations and must be available to work during all evening panels.

You will help maintain the Center’s social media presence across platforms to help build our community and drive awareness to students, new graduates and professors. Strong social media skills across Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram are required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • This person should be a self-starter, highly motivated, able to take direction and conscientious about deadlines

  • Strong editorial and research skills required

  • Collaborate on content development (event recaps, new project opportunities) and assist with current project management

  • Working familiarity with Squarespace, MailChimp, and Canva, highly desired

  • Intern will contribute with event preparation and promotion of our forums and On Locations

COMMITMENT:

This is a paid internship opportunity for a full school year, excluding the summer. The internship will begin in September 2019.

Hours: 16-20 hours a week. Intern is expected to work evening panels.

APPLY:

The fellowship is open to students who will be enrolled within an undergraduate or graduate program in the Fall of 2019/Spring 2020 school year. Please email your résumé, a 300-word statement on why you’re the best person for this fellowship, and links to all relevant work in regards to writing and/or social media, to Foladé Bell at folade@centerforcommunication.org AND community@centerforcommunication.org, with the subject line: Cooper Leibner Editorial Fellowship 2019. The application deadline has been extended to July 15.

 

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