The Office of Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) is seeking a highly motivated and creative Digital/Press Intern to assist with a fast-paced communications operation based in his Washington, D.C. office. The Digital/Press Intern will help build out the Congressman’s digital and social media footprint, with heavy emphasis on creating engaging social media content and graphics. The Digital/Press Intern must also possess strong writing and editing skills to assist with media relations tasks.
Social media content creation (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
Creating engaging graphics
Drafting digital newsletters
Clipping and editing videos
Taking photos and videos
Drafting press releases and statements
Compiling press clips and analyzing performance metrics
Creating and maintaining press lists
Assisting with administrative work, including answering phone calls
A qualified candidate will possess strong social media and graphic design skills. Past experiences with Canva, Photoshop, and other digital/graphic/video design platforms are a major plus.
The Digital/Press Intern will receive a monthly stipend from the office of Congresswoman Bera unless they are already receiving credit/stipend through a third party. The internship will run from August to the end of the year. The hours are flexible to accommodate schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET.
Interested applicants should email a resume, one short writing sample, 2-3 sample graphics and/or social media postings, and dates/hours of availability to email@example.com with “Digital/Press Intern: Last Name, First Name” in the subject line. No phone calls, or walk-ins, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Deadline to apply is Friday, July 30.