Council on Foreign Relations

  • Internship, Foreign Affairs, Marketing Design, Spring 2020

    Location US-NY-New York
    Department
    Foreign Affairs
  • Overview

    All who are selected to participate in CFR’s Blavatnik Internship Program and Robina Franklin Williams Internship Program receive training in the field of foreign policy and international affairs as well as skills training in writing, research, program planning and much more.

     

    The Foreign Affairs, Marketing Design intern will learn the ins and outs of publishing and marketing a magazine. They will develop and deepen their graphic design skills for a reputable brand and will be exposed to marketing strategies, composing of digital operations, social media, analytics and more. The intern will also learn about niche marketing as we try to target specific communities. The intern will develop office, organizational, and strategic marketing skills.

     

    CFR internships are paid, require a 14 - 18 hour commitment, and are filled on a rolling basis.

     

    The major responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):

    • Develop and execute display ad assets for various platforms
    • Create assets for Foreign Affairs social channels
    • Stage and deploy email campaigns to a variety of audiences
    • Develop and report on search engine marketing campaigns

    Qualifications

    • Undergraduate student with educational concentration in design, marketing, communications, media studies, journalism, or other related field
    • Previous experience with graphic design, portfolio is required
    • Experience in Adobe suite, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, or Indesign
    • Knowledge in UX and UI design a plus
    • Strong understanding of typography 
    • Ability to work with multiple departments

    About CFR

    Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 5,000+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

     

    CFR’s Internship Program is made possible through the generous support of the Blavatnik Family Foundation, the Robina Foundation, CFR members, and the family and friends of Franklin Williams.

     

    The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity, and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

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