Careers at the Friendship Ambassadors

We are always looking for mission-driven individuals with skills or expertise to help advance our goals.

We are a small but highly diverse team of professionals who work collaboratively to provide the avenues that empower youth to become the leaders and changemakers of today and tomorrow.

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Open Positions

Friendship Ambassadors Foundation is currently accepting applications for internships. We are looking for undergraduate, postgraduate, or professional studies candidates to assist the core staff on the planning and preparations for the 25th Session of the Youth Assembly, taking place from February 14-16, 2020 in New York City.

The preferred candidates must be able to commit up to 20 hours per week in our office located in Stamford, CT. These are non-paid internship opportunities, traveling reimbursement is provided. A variety of positions are available to qualified applicants living in the Greater New York area.

  • RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Support the execution of communication projects and campaigns that advance the foundation’s mission of creating a better world through youth exchange, development, and action.

    • Play a vital role in helping transform our strategic goals into engaging visuals and dynamic content

    • Develop, write, and edit content across different channels (e.g. blog, email marketing, social media)

    • Assist in executing communication activities during events and conferences, including livestream, reportage, interviews, and photo/video documentation

    • Understand and translate strategic organization goals and requirements into visually compelling graphics or communication materials (e.g. brochures, banners, flyers)

    • Identify media contacts and pitch timely and relevant stories

    • Organize and maintain photo, video, and media archives

    • Assist the team with miscellaneous tasks as needed

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Working towards a bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Film/Photography, or Graphic Design; International Relations major with interest in Global/Cultural Communications are welcome

    • At least one year of relevant internship experience is required; work experience preferred

    • Must be able to provide a portfolio of sample written or graphic design work

    • Must be savvy in all major social media platforms

    • Exceptional writing and editing skills for various media

    • Graphic design, photography, video editing experience preferred

    • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, photo and video editing applications

    • Familiarity of content management platforms, web development tools, HootSuite, HTML, and CSS

Send an application →

Submit your application through our website or send an email to joinus@faf.org with your resume and cover letter. Please indicate the position you are applying for on the Subject line.

For internships

The starting date of the internship is flexible and can be discussed during the interview. However, priority will be given to intern candidates who can start as early as possible.