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Summer Digital Strategy Internship

SKDK, an award-winning public affairs and political advertising agency, is seeking interns to join our Digital team for a full-time, paid internship for Summer 2023. With offices in Washington, D.C., New York City, Albany, and Los Angeles, SKDK brings unparalleled strategic communications experience to Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, philanthropic organizations, labor unions, political committees, and candidates.
Whether it is creating a campaign launch video for a candidate, assisting a corporate client on establishing messaging around their corporate social responsibility strategy, or guiding a nonprofit through a crisis, SKDK is always at the forefront, leading the charge. There is no company better that understands the intersection of press, politics, and policy.
At SKDK, we are made whole by the diversity of our team. We are a firm that invites and celebrates the uniqueness of each member of our team and encourages individuals to bring their best selves into the workplace. Whether it is through participation in one of our Employee Resource Groups, serving on our DEI Council, opportunities to volunteer, or bringing a new perspective to client work, your individuality and experience matters.
Candidates should have a strong interest in political, nonprofit and advocacy work, as well as a firm understanding of the latest digital and social media communications tools. Recent college graduates are preferred.

A Digital Strategy Intern’s responsibilities include:

  • Working with the SKDK digital team to assess clients’ digital needs and opportunities for improvement and growth.
  • Writing and editing digital content that demonstrates correct tone, subject-matter expertise, best practices and AP Style.
  • Creating detailed social media audits.
  • Assisting in advertising campaign setup and execution on Facebook, Google, YouTube and other advertising channels.
  • Publishing digital content, as well as tracking, monitoring and analyzing for effectiveness.
  • Drafting and preparing campaign and owned channel reports and providing initial analyses on data.

A successful candidate will have:

  • Strong familiarity with social media content development and publishing, and online analytics tools/platforms.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Ability to manage many different projects at once, from assignment to delivery.
  • Creative under short deadlines.
  • Meticulous attention to detail in writing and editing.
  • Strong eye for visual presentation from via social posts, presentations, and memos.
  • Experience with social media advertising a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) a plus.
Candidates must have full-time availability, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.

SKDK is committed to pay equity. SKDK offers a wage of $16.10 per hour and opportunities for overtime when needed.

Employment at SKDK is contingent upon the candidate's successful completion of a background check, reference check, and compliance with SKDK's COVID-19 policy. SKDK requires all employees to show proof of full vaccination, as defined by the CDC, prior to the beginning of their employment. Applicants who believe they need an accommodation of this policy because of a medical exemption or sincerely-held religious belief should inform the Director of Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information on your application materials.

SKDK is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any protected category.