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Internship, Social Listening and Digital Marketing Research (Paid)

Oct 29, 2019

Departments: International Research
Hours: Part-time (20 to Max 29 hrs. /week) consistent schedule
Potential Start and End Date: November 2019 – April 2020
Compensation: $18 per hour (see qualifications below)
Location: Washington, D.C; out of the area intern applicants must identify their own safe and adequate housing for duration of internship.

Scope of Work

This intern will use social listening tools to research online discussions and marketing of new tobacco and nicotine-based products such as e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTPs). They will work within the International Research Unit but will also collaborate with other specialized units with the global tobacco control program at CTFK. The intern’s special project will entail:

  • Tracking social media marketing and online discussion around e-cigarettes and HTPs in different countries using Crimson Hexagon and other social listening software;
  • Compiling analytics and identifying trends in the social listening data;
  • Producing summaries of analytics to be used by program staff in various formats to support advocacy campaigns or other advocacy purposes in the global fight against tobacco.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or working toward graduate degree.
  • Has experience using of social media to achieve external objectives.
  • Considers themselves to be an “internet sleuth.”
  • Has knowledge of or a background in influencer marketing.
  • Has a deep curiosity about digital marketing.
  • Experience with digital marketing and social media analytics a plus.
  • Willingness to learn how to use social listening tools.
  • Fluent in Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and PowerPoint.
  • Creative, responsible, can work independently or as a member of a team.
  • Preferred qualifications include: interest in public health or tobacco issues.

Intern will receive full Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids orientation and handbook prior to final placement.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample (2-4 pages). Please include your availability and potential start date in your cover letter.

Email all application materials to: with “Internship – International Research” as the subject. No phone calls, please.