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Fall Intern Position: Digital Content and Social Media Intern

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is seeking a student or recently graduated intern to provide cross-departmental editorial assistance and social media support. Set in a fun, fast-paced environment, this position will work closely with the Director of Digital Content Strategy to produce content for our parent-targeted website and blogs and also for our teen-targeted Above the Influence digital communications program. This position will also provide an opportunity to work with our Public Affairs team on a variety of public relations projects.  This is a flexible, paid internship position for a NYC-based college student or recent graduate, about 20 hours per week.

Editorial Responsibilities: Research, writing, fact checking, and development of web content and press materials which may include blog posts and features, video and audio content, e-communications, and enhancements to our suite of existing online resources and communities.

Social Media Responsibilities: Monitoring and management of pre-scheduled content, live posting, community moderation, weekly measurement and reporting.

Qualifications: The right candidate will be creative, energetic, reliable, hard-working, digital and social media savvy, a team player and able to follow direction. Candidates should have exceptional writing, communications and research skills as well as a sharp editorial eye and solid proofreading skills along with excellent attention to detail.  We are seeking individuals who are self-motivated, able to set and meet tight deadlines and work on multiple projects concurrently. Journalism/Communications, English, Creative Writing and Public Relations majors are encouraged to apply.

Location: Madison Square Park/Flatiron District, Manhattan, NY

Hours: At least 20 hours a week

How to Apply: Please send your resume and brief writing samples to

Deadline: August 15, 2014