Digital/Press Internship with Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA)

Digital/Press Internship with Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA)

The Office of Representative 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

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.

TO APPLY

The Digital/Press Intern will receive a monthly stipend from the office of Congressman Bera unless they are already receiving credit/stipend through a third party. The internship will run from January 2022 through the end of April 2022. The hours are flexible to accommodate schedules, including remote work, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, one short writing sample, 2-3 sample graphics and/or social media postings, and dates/hours of availability to bera.resume@mail.house.gov 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, December 3