Spring Internship: Digital, Washington D.C.

Posted January 25, 2019

Washington D.C.

SKDKnickerbocker is hiring a full-time digital intern in the Washington D.C., office. The internship is a paid position. Candidates should have a strong understanding of the political and public affairs space as well as the latest digital and social communications tools. Recent college graduates are preferred. Duties 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.
  • Publishing digital content, as well as tracking, monitoring and analyzing for effectiveness.
  • Making recommendations on goals, benchmarks and platform use for clients.
  • Coordinating with designers and paid digital vendors to execute campaigns.
  • Making recommendations to grow and engage on existing social platforms, including those that are emerging.
  • Creating social media graphics.


  • Strong research skills.
  • Creative under short deadlines.
  • Meticulous attention to detail in writing and editing.
  • Strong eye for visual presentation from via social posts, presentations and memos.
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
  • Ability to manage many different projects at once, from assignment to delivery.
  • General familiarity with social media and online analytics tools/platforms.
  • General familiarity with paid digital advertising.
  • General familiarity with emerging platforms and trends.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume and optional portfolio to