Corporate Marketing Communications Fellowship


Corporate Marketing Communications Fellowship

Program: Communications

Reporting to: SVP of Communications

Full-Time, Exempt

Year-long Fellowship

Annual Salary: $64,790 (plus full-time benefits package)

Location: Remote/Hybrid (New York, NY)

Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) Human Rights Communication department seeks a Corporate Marketing Communications Fellow for an immersive writing and marketing cross-platform content creation opportunity to champion awareness building for the organizations’ RFK Compass Investors and Workplace Dignity programs in the global business community. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, self-starter with an eye for detail, strong organizational skills, as well as a knack for making complex subjects interesting and relatable. This is an excellent opportunity for someone early in their career or recent graduate that is interested in developing a career within the marketing communications space with a focus on purpose-driven businesses and DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility).

About the Communications Team:

The Communications Team is dedicated to increasing global awareness for the work of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and attracting a variety of new audiences to engage and connect with the organization as a priority for its future success. The more people know and support the great work we do, the larger the impact we can make as we serve our mission.


  • Lead cross-channel content creation efforts for the RFK Compass Investors’ and RFK Workplace Dignity program.

  • Oversee the development of RFK Compass Investors and Workplace Dignity sections of into robust destinations for global business leaders.

  • Assist with social media content management for each program, with a specific focus on creating content for and cultivating an audience on LinkedIn.

  • Flag industry best practices and keep tabs on industry-driven conversations relating to the work of these programs to incorporate into content creation.

  • Serve as the Communications team’s lead at Compass Investor conferences and events where responsibilities would includes attending all conference sessions; creating daily event recap emails for attendees highlighting key themes, speaker quotes photos, and pertinent event updates; and capturing content to be used on and in future event marketing efforts.


  • At least one year of experience within marketing, communications or journalism with an interest in business and/or finance/investor engagement

  • Awareness and interest in current events and issues relating to human rights;

  • Strong writing, editing, research, and fact checking skills;

  • Understanding of business, finance and private capital markets industry information and having the ability to translate it into clear, concise and compelling content

  • Ability to interview and interact with C-suite executives in finance and/or philanthropy;

  • High level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information;

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and digital systems similar to Airtable and Mailchimp;

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;

  • Attention to detail, you’re able to scope out errors and willing to fix mistakes;

  • Flexible, patient, and ability to stay gracious under pressure;

  • High level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information;

  • Innovative thinking, willingness to voice your opinions, and a strong work ethic are essential;

  • Teamwork, you are able to build positive relationships with your colleagues and are willing to help others;

  • Inclusive, you’re excited to work with people who have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives from your own.

Preferred but not required qualifications:

  • Journalism experience such as working with a college/local newspaper, website or blog;

  • Experience with CRM platforms such as Salesforce is a plus but not required.

Availability and Compensation:

  • This is a one-year full-time fellowship (37.5 hours per week) starting Summer 2023 until Summer 2024.

  • The annual base salary for this role is $64,790 plus full-time employee benefits;

Benefits and other Perks:

  • We value your health: RFK Human Rights covers 100% of individual-only costs of our platinum medical, dental, vision benefits and subsidize the cost for dependent coverage;

  • We understand the importance of financial planning and saving we provide:
    • A College Saveup/Loan PayDown program with an automatic $200/monthly contribution for any current loans or future loans;

    • An automatic monthly cell phone & internet speed stipend of $125/monthly to offset any phone & internet expenses;

    • Staff receive a $500 remote supplies fund they have access to help create a more functional and comfortable work from home environment.

  • We value your growth: RFK Human Rights provides an annual $2,000 professional development stipend to all full-time staff to use towards any courses, conferences, or trainings that would further one's professional learning and development. As well professional development days/hours to complete these courses.

  • Flexibility and independence to help manage your work and home life: Staff have the ability to work from home or telecommute.