Communications Intern

Communications Intern

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Interested in an internship with Kasirer?

We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join Kasirer as a Communications Intern for the unique opportunity to intern at one of New York State’s most prestigious lobbying firms as a part of our communications team. This role involves applying a unique understanding of the intersection of communications and politics in a fast-paced, exciting environment from a team of seasoned government affairs professionals.

Responsibilities include

  • Drafting marketing materials for print and digital applications, including website copy, presentations, brochures, speeches and talking points for leadership, and social media posts.
  • Supporting the operations of the firm’s social media accounts, including twitter and LinkedIn
  • Supporting strategy and tracking for expanded digital engagement.
  • Coordinating executive communications with high-level members of NYC’s business and non-profit sectors.
  • Conducting research specific to Kasirer communications
  • Monitoring New York City political news and events
  • And other tasks as needed for the Kasirer communications team

Essential Skills

  • Strong professional writing skills (tweets, research memos, various other public-facing materials)
  • Team player, diligent work ethic and attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to multi-task and balance competing priorities in a fast-paced, work environment
  • Social media management
  • Digital savviness
  • Ingenuity
  • Demonstrated interest in news, government relations and politics, and the digital space

Applications for the Summer 2022 Cohort will close on Monday, May 9, 2022, at 5 PM. The intended start date for Summer 2022 is Tuesday, May 31, 2022, with the cohort concluding in mid-August.

Please submit your application using the following Google Form. Please note, only applications submitted through this form will be reviewed. Only candidates who make it to the next round will be contacted due to the high volume of applicants.

Link to Form – https://forms.gle/crhGMu315xHyVk9d8

If you have any questions, please e-mail InternApplicants@kasirer.nyc.

Additional Information

  • These are paid positions.
  • Preference is given to current or rising college juniors and seniors, as well as to candidates who have previously interned with a political campaign, elected official, or government office.
  • Candidates must be located in the New York City metro area, as the Summer may bring increased opportunities to engage with in-person activities.
  • Candidates must be available to work a minimum of 20 hours per week and can work no more than 30 hours per week.
  • This position requires coverage of evening events, like community board meetings.
  • Kasirer LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.