Digital Media Intern

Offered By: 
State Senator César J. Blanco
Job Location: 
Austin
Job Description: 
The Digital Media Intern reports and collaborates directly with the Communications Director. The Digital Media Intern works with the communications staff to implement the Senator’s digital communication plan. Responsibilities for this role include drafting social media posts and email updates, designing graphics, and assisting in other communications strategies. This internship requires a commitment of 15 hours a week and runs through the end of the Fall semester. Internship can be completed for class credit. The position is located in the Texas Capitol and allows for a hybrid remote/in-person schedule if needed. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Draft social media posts; • Monitor social media accounts; • Compose email updates; • Design graphics; • Assist in the organization of events; • Remain abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues about which the Senator may be questioned; • Evaluate current events and media reports in the district and the state for their impact on the Senator; and • Perform other duties as assigned. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills; • Strong communication skills; • Skilled in graphic design and social media content creation; • Thoroughness and careful attention to detail; and • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred, but not required.
Application Instructions: 
Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples, 2 graphics, and 2 references to Nina Resen at nina.resen@senate.texas.gov. Please make the subject line of the email “Digital Media Intern.” Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Contact Information: 
Nina Resen nina.resen@senate.texas.gov
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Senator César J. Blanco
Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, November 9, 2021