Customer Support Intern

Job description

Foreign Policy’s data & revenue operations team is hiring a part-time Customer Support intern for Fall 2021. The successful candidate will primarily answer any questions and troubleshoot issues from both Foreign Policy subscribers and non-subscribers via email and phone. The ideal candidate will have a strong customer focus and will partake in conducting 1:1 interviews to learn about our customer’s experience with our various product lines.

The person in this position will:

  • Manage incoming customer communications to FP’s email inbox and phone line, providing outreach and follow-up to ensure the highest degree of satisfaction.
  • Identify bugs and work with the development team and external platforms to troubleshoot errors and test fixes.
  • Conduct 1:1 interviews with subscribers to learn about their customer journey.
  • Assist with special projects. The intern will have an opportunity to work on collecting subscriber feedback and developing customer health scores.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Action-oriented and proactive
  • Willingness to learn
  • Interest in customer service, media, and/or foreign policy

Foreign Policy focuses on national security and defense, climate change and energy, immigration, technology, health finance, and more, all from a non-partisan perspective. FP is more than just a magazine: We have a research division that has been at the forefront of research on gender parity, 5g, data privacy, security, and more. Our podcast division is flourishing and includes successful shows I Spy, FP Playlist, and scores of partner productions. And FP Events convenes top leaders in government, business, and civil society for critical and timely conversations on a wide range of topics, both virtually and in person. 

*Foreign Policy employees and contractors are required to obtain a Covid-19 vaccine.

Foreign Policy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.