Communications Fellow (unpaid):
10 hours/week from April 1st – June 1st

Application deadline: March 22nd

 

About 17 Asset Management

17 Asset Management (17AM) is a new kind of asset management firm that provides investment opportunities to meet our client’s financial and social goals. To do so, we structure our business around the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Achieving these Global Goals will create a world that is economically prosperous, environmentally secure, socially fair, and more inclusive.  

 

Responsibilities

The Communications Fellow will be based in our New York office and will report to the Director of Operations, Holly Garrett. Key activities will include:

  • Support the development and execution of a content plan for website, social media, and e-mail marketing.

  • Support the development and execution of a distribution strategy for content, including content placement across publications, including short op-eds as well as longer reports.

  • Draft press releases, and edit blogs, publications, op-eds, and other outreach materials.

  • Design and update branded outreach material, including powerpoints, brochures, social media banners, infographics.

  • Support social media management: including drafting and scheduling posts, monitoring social media channels, and producing original campaigns.

  • Prepare e-newsletters for distribution.

  • Regularly update our website.

  • Contribute to and document the development of a branding strategy for the firm.

 

Key benefits to the fellow:

  • Potential opportunity to be a key contributor to the development of a branding strategy for an asset management firm.

  • Experience in content distribution and media relations.

  • Experience in developing and executing a marketing strategy across social media platforms, website, and email.

  • Work in a start-up culture as 17AM is in its first year of operation and scaling rapidly.

 

Qualifications

We are seeking a candidate that meets most/all of the following attributes and skills:

  • Has earned a degree or is working towards a degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Digital & Mass Media, or a related field.

  • Strong writing and editing skills, with an eye for detail.

  • Must be self-driven and able to work in an independent environment.

  • Creativity and willingness to ask questions.

  • Experience developing social media campaigns.

  • Experience developing or designing slide decks, reports, or other material for distribution.

  • Experience developing infographics.

  • A familiarity with investment and international development terminology is preferred.

 

To apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter by 11:59pm on Friday, March 22nd, 2019.  Candidates will be notified on the status of their application and invited to interview on March 25th, 2019. The fellowship will begin the following week.

For all applications and questions: Please contact Holly Garrett at hgarrett@17assetmanagement.com


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