Digital Media Intern – India

CLASP seeks a Digital Media Intern in India to support the communications team on all digital channels, in particular our Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn presence, analytics, and website assets.

Preferred location: New Delhi, India

About the Organization

CLASP focuses on appliance & equipment energy performance and quality, to mitigate and adapt to climate change, expand access to clean energy, and improve lives. We serve at the epicenter of collaborative, ambitious efforts to mitigate climate change and in the global movement for clean energy access, through appliance efficiency.

Our mission is to improve the energy and environmental performance of the appliances & equipment we use every day, accelerating our transition to a more sustainable world. We work hand-in-hand with governments, experts, industry, consumers, donor organizations, and others to propel policies and markets toward the highest-quality, least resource-intensive appliances possible.

CLASP has worked in more than 100 countries since our inception in 1999. We have offices in New Delhi, India; Washington, DC; and Nairobi, Kenya, with additional teams in Europe, China, and Indonesia.

We are mission-driven and committed to a culture of diversity, transparency, collaboration, and impactful work. See our Team Page to learn more about us.

About the Role

CLASP seeks a Digital Media Intern in India to support the communications team on all digital channels, in particular our Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn presence, analytics, and website assets.

This intern will report to our Senior Communications Associate in India and work closely with the broader India team on key functions, and work collaboratively with CLASP team members in the United States, Kenya, India, Europe, Indonesia and elsewhere.

The ideal candidate will have experience communicating for the climate, renewable energy, and/or international development sectors. A high degree of organization, experience implementing a process, knowledge of digital tools, and design platform (Canva / Adobe InDesign) is necessary. High-quality writing skills are essential for success in this role, as well as understanding and conveying complex topics. Experience with website content, graphic design, data visualizations, and other software is preferred. The candidate will have an eye for process and collaboration as they inform results, good judgement, and be poised, discrete, and intrinsically motivated.

Key Responsibilities

  • Social Media Channels 
    • LinkedIn: In line with the CLASP brand, increase CLASP’s LinkedIn presence and engagement; work closely with the communications team to develop and plan content; improve the description and imagery of CLASP on LinkedIn.
    • Twitter: Improve the visual collateral of CLASP’s Twitter and maintain language & style in accordance with our brand; support content updates and scheduling as needed and integrate new photography and videos into CLASP’s twitter feed.
    • YouTube: Develop a plan to regularly communicate about our videos via other social media channels; continue uploads to channel and other regular platform maintenance.
  • CLASP Brand: Support the communications team in aligning outputs with the CLASP brand. This will include supporting program outputs (i.e., reports and presentations) in advanced formatting and language guidance.
  • Photography: Support the expansion of our photography library, collecting visuals that center people and appliances. Use subscription services or free outlets such as Shutterstock, Creative Commons, UnSplash, Climate Visuals, etc. Confirm permissions; label and organize the photography for ease of use.
  • Media Tracking: Update and maintain mentions of CLASP in media.
  • Website: Work with the communications team to support content upload and tagging on the CLASP and sub-brand websites. Provide support in updating and organizing written content, finding appropriate photography and other updates as needed.
  • Analytics: Support the maintenance and updating of a monthly dashboard of communications team activities and metrics, drawing from Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google Analytics, Zoho Campaigns, etc.
  • Editorial Calendar: Work with the communications team to maintain the editorial calendar and find opportunities for digital outreach (e.g., events, International days, UN COPs, etc.)
  • Newsletter: Support formatting for bi-monthly newsletters through Zoho Campaigns
  • Report Launches: Play an important role in the digital launches of CLASP’s premier publications, working in close partnership with the program and research teams, and other communications team members.


  • 1-2 years professional or intern experience supporting communications, digital media, and/or administrative support in a research, non-profit, advocacy or academic environment.
  • Experience in climate, energy access, renewable energy and/or international development sectors preferred.
  • Working toward completion of or completed a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., international relations, communications, environment, policy with focus / experience in any of the above) preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to develop a process through conversation and iteration and communicate it effectively.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written; exceptional written and spoken English a must.
  • International experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience and success working remotely.
  • Ability to work from the big picture to the small details.
  • Strong interpersonal and listening skills.

Compensation and Location

The intern will be paid a maximum monthly stipend of INR 30,000 – INR 35,000, before taxes, based on skills and experience. Course credit may be available and will be provided in accordance with your university’s policy at CLASP’s discretion. This position is based in New Delhi, India.

This internship will be 6-months in duration (40 hours a week), tentatively beginning from 26 June 2023.

The Application Process

Please direct all applications and inquiries to with the subject line of your email as “Digital Media Intern – India – [Your Name]”, for example: Digital Media Intern – India – Jade Smith by 31 May 2023.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter – Please indicate your availability (hours/week) and timeframe (desired start/end dates)
  • Work samples which can include but is not limited to content portfolio for past clients, website / social media pages previously worked on


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