The Hillary Rodham Clinton Communications Fellowship will provide an opportunity to a bright, motivated and dedicated recent graduate to be based at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security in Washington, D.C. The Institute recognizes that in this global age of instant and constant information, messaging is key and raising awareness about not only the Institute's work, but, more broadly, women, peace and security issues, is fundamental to creating a more gender-equitable world in which women can and do serve as agents of peace and security.
The Communications Fellow will be responsible for:
- Writing and publishing op-eds on timely and newsworthy topics related to women, peace and security in print and online outlets that highlight critical developments, changes, challenges, etc. in the field
- Maintaining a blog on behalf of the Institute
- Maintaining and updating the Institute’s website
- Producing event communications, including press releases, media advisories, web stories and press lists
- Cultivating and maintaining relationships with press and media outlets and reporters
- Collating and producing a daily internal news brief
- Collating and producing the monthly Institute newsletter, WomenPeaceWire
- Participating in implementing external partnerships that focus on raising awareness through digital platforms, including Google Cultural Institute
- Managing social media outreach and digital strategy development
Successful candidates will have:
- Excellent written and oral communications skills
- A strong academic record
- A graduate degree in political science, international relations, journalism or a related field with a demonstrated interest in and commitment to women’s advancement in peace, security and development (to be eligible, applicants must be in their final semester of graduate school or be no more than five years past receiving their graduate degrees)
- Familiarity with content management systems, communications tools and new media is preferred but not required
- International experience is preferred, but not required
Each year-long, full-time fellowship will be for $45,000 plus benefits. This will be administered in a monthly stipend form.
Only graduates of Georgetown University or The Clinton School of Public Service at The University of Arkansas are eligible to apply.
Download the application form here. Applications close on 4/24/2015.