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New York City Campaign Finance Board

New York City Campaign Finance Board

Intern
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

The New York City Campaign Finance Board manages New York City’s small donor democracy program and educates and engages voters via NYC Votes. The CFB has enjoyed a tremendous arc of progress over its 30-year history, and our updated flagship small donor democracy program is the centerpiece of this progress.

We eliminate barriers to participation by providing access to the resources New Yorkers need to vote or run for office and amplify the voices of small donors with New York City’s small donor democracy program.

We are dedicated to making New York City’s local democracy more open, transparent, and equitable. You would be working with a team that is mission-driven and committed to continuous improvement.

The Marketing and Digital Communications unit leads the top-level marketing and communications strategy for the CFB and creates the strategy behind all public-facing materials that directly engage and serve the needs of five million New Yorkers in thirteen languages.

We’re excited to offer a part-time temporary internship opportunity (September 2024 through December 2024) for a Multimedia Content Production Intern to join our team. This role involves assisting in capturing engaging content that showcases voters, organizers, and communities across the city. As an intern, you will support various aspects of the production process, including providing assistance during video shoots, editing and subtitling videos, and contributing to trend research efforts. This internship is ideal for someone who is passionate about storytelling and community engagement, with a desire to learn and grow in the field of content production. If you're excited about creating impactful content and gaining hands-on experience in a supportive environment, we encourage you to apply. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide support during video shoots, including script supervision and equipment setup.
  • Actively participate in videos, both behind and in front of the camera, as needed.
  • Edit and subtitle videos under the guidance of senior team members.
  • Support mascot shoots as needed, including wearing the mascot costume for content creation.
  • Assist in showing up to P&O Events and Youth Events to capture content that showcases their work and engages NYC voters and our target communities.
  • Assist with casting coordination and organization as needed.
  • Contribute to creating a specified amount of short content on a biweekly basis under supervision.
  • Stay updated on current trends, including trending music and memes, and assist in uploading relevant content to platforms like GIPHY.
  • Report findings to contribute to trend research efforts.

Preferred Skills

  • Willingness and comfort to appear on camera is highly desirable.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to wear the mascot costume for content creation.
  • Native speaker of Spanish, Chinese, Korean, or Bangla would be a bonus.
  • Graphic design or basic animation skills.
  • Creative flair with a background in art or related fields, showcasing the ability to think outside the box and produce visually appealing content.
  • Experience making social media videos is a must, experience with high-quality video production and editing is a bonus. Would be assisting in videos across social, including long and short form, including explainers on YouTube, and assisting in ad creation.
  • Enthusiasm for community engagement and a genuine interest in amplifying diverse voices within the community.
  • Demonstrated interest and understanding of internet culture including social media trends, best practices. Familiarity with and active participation in platforms like Instagram and X.
  • Adaptability and a willingness to learn new tools or techniques as needed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills to schedule posts, prioritize tasks, and meet internal deadlines.
  • Capability to conduct research to realize content concepts and identify opportunities for engagement.
  • Written and verbal communication skills to collaborate with team members. Keen attention to detail for drafting captions, fact-checking content, and ensuring consistency in brand messaging.

Additional Information

The City of New York provides generous medical benefits (including dental and vision through respective unions or funds), retirement, tuition reimbursement, and additional ancillary benefits. CFB offers a flexible and hybrid work schedule, opportunities for career development, learning & development (leadership training, coaching), wellness programs, and much more!

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. All individuals are encouraged to apply. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact access@nyccfb.info or (212) 409-1800.

How to Apply

All applicants must apply through NYC Government Jobs | Explore Careers | City of New York (https://cityjobs.nyc.gov/)

  • Please search and apply to the job ID number listed above.
  • Resume and cover letter are required for consideration.
  • Note that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

For more information on careers with the NYC Campaign Finance Board visit our website at https://www.nyccfb.info/ to access the full listing of job opportunities and to learn more about our agency.

Minimum Qualifications

For Assignment Level I: Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school. For Assignment Level II (Information Technology): Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or closely related field, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study. For Assignment Level III (Information Technology Fellow): Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or other area relevant to the information technology project(s) assigned, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study. Appointments to this Assignment Level will be made by the Technology Steering Committee through the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

SPECIAL NOTE Maximum tenure for all Assignment Levels in the title of College Aide is 6 years. No student shall be employed more than half-time in any week in which classes in which the student is enrolled are in session. Students may be employed full-time during their vacation periods.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy

New York City Campaign Finance Board is an equal opportunity employer.