A non-partisan, non-profit organization, Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US) addresses a fundamental problem in America: the extreme polarization of our nation and our politics. Our mission is to restore critical thinking, facts, reason, and civility to public discourse. Through a series of Oxford-style debates, IQ2US provides a critical forum for balanced and intelligent discussion of issues ranging from domestic and foreign policy to cultural trends and technological innovations.
This internship offers hands-on experience in local and national audience development through day-to-day support of the marketing team. This is an exciting opportunity to develop experience with marketing digital media across video, podcast platforms, and social media.
Compile regular analytics reports and reports on native content
Maintain e-blast database
Develop social networks and contribute to online content
Support Marketing Team in the planning and execution of marketing initiatives across all channels
Conduct internet searches for current trend data on relevant categories for use in internal materials
Create outreach lists for potential partnerships with organizations that fit our identity and make sense from a strategic perspective
Assist with the launch of a multi-platform campaign
Provide live support to marketing team on debate days
Deep Interest in news, politics, public policy, and media
Passion for national affairs, politics, business, and media preferred
Interest in current affairs, news, and podcasts a plus
Demonstrated knowledge using various social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Proficiency with Microsoft applications – Word, Excel and Outlook – required
Tech-savvy, comfortable working with new software programs
Familiarity with Photoshop or other Adobe programs a plus
This internship is offered during the summer as a full-time or part-time commitment, and during the spring/fall semesters as a part-time commitment. A stipend will be provided.
To apply, please send your cover letter, resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject headline: “Marketing and Media Internship.”