Political Media Internship

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Talbot Digital
1454 Belmont St NW Suite #16
Washington, DC
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Part-time, Unpaid

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We are a digital agency providing comprehensive strategy and services for clients seeking the best. Beyond media, we deliver the strategic insight and planning necessary to make the digital component an asset to our clients’ broader objectives – whether that be to win an election, increase revenues, or change the world. We work with clients in prominent areas of politics, public affairs, issue advocacy, government, and not-for-profit. There is no single template for a winning digital strategy, and our approach always begins with our client’s stated goals and available resources.

Talbot Digital is looking for 2013 summer interns. We are in search for students with advanced knowledge in politics, graphic design, writing, and web design.

Graphic Design Intern
- Working towards a BA or certificate from a Fine Arts program/Graphic Design school
- Experience with Adobe InDesign, and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
- Knowledge of Mac OS and software upgrades and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
- Must be a team player and flourish in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
- Open to constructive criticism and customer feedback
- Assists in the design and development of layouts for marketing materials, using appealing graphics that are well organized
- Responsible to incorporate current design trends into each unique layout to produce an up-to-date style for custom ads
- Ability to exercise good judgment when interpreting instructions and to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions
- Utilize strong written skills and bring effective visual ideas from concept through to completion

Social Media & Community Management Intern

- Provide links to 1-3 social networking profiles to demonstrate interest and knowledge
- Possesses skills in writing, presentation, interpersonal relations, and customer management
- Performs well in environment that values creativity, flexibility, and variety
- Exhibits personal qualities, such as open-mindedness, enthusiasm, and adaptability
- Prefers challenges, fast pace, new ideas, future focus, and unstructured environment

- Utilizes social media to engage with a community of fans/followers online
- Coordinates online marketing and advertising campaigns
- Collaborates with internal departments on projects and assignments
- Demonstrates interest in social media and how media and communication strategies can continuously engage the online community

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