Deadline: December 14

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a digital communications intern to join a collaborative team that works to promote the interests of the District and its residents. The intern will be involved in the day-to-day activities of creating engaging social media content and monitoring its effectiveness, developing infographics and educational videos, drafting blog content, and assisting in other areas as needed. The candidate should have excellent writing and people skills, a strong work ethic, and a great attitude. A passion for story telling is essential for this internship.

The schedule for this internship is flexible, but requires between of 15-20 hours per week.

Responsibilities:

  • Create engaging social media and blog content
  • Develop infographics that enhance overall messaging
  • Film and edit videos that educate the public about OAG initiatives
  • Monitor analytics to identify areas of strength and growth
  • Assist in the creation and distribution of press releases and media alerts
  • Assist with compiling daily news clips
  • Provide support to our communications team at live and online events

Qualifications:

  • Preferred: College senior pursuing a degree in communications or related field; Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field.
  • Experience in social media/marketing preferred
  • In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and social media analytics
  • Basic knowledge of photo- and video-editing software, preferably Adobe Suite.
  • Experience using professional video and photography cameras
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

To apply, please email OAG.Internship@dc.gov and include:

  • Resume
  • Writing samples (Combination of two: press release, speech, blog post or social and online content is preferred)
  • Two professional or educational references
  • Optional: Examples of infographics you designed or links to videos you created

The Office of Attorney General for the District of Columbia is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. OAG encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to arrest or conviction, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.