Thursday, April 28, 2016

Paid Communications Internship with the DC Department of Parks and Recreation

The Communications Intern, in conjunction with DPR's Director of Communications, is responsible for a variety of marketing and communications activities, including writing and publishing website content and creating other digital media content for email and social media marketing. The position will also provide the candidate an opportunity to be integrlly involved in a variety of apects relating to a redesigned for DPR's website. The primary functions of this position may include but are not limited to the following:

Assist DPR's Director of Communications and DPR's Program Coordinator with digital content creation and strategy, including email marketing, social media and search engine optimization.
Write blog posts and other stories to promote conservation and environmental education success stories
Review, and share as appropriate, daily traditional and social media clip reports
Experience writing news releases
Familiarity and facility with the internet, electronic media mainstream social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Experience in editing and laying out company newsletter and event announcements
Experience providing administrative aid for various projects related to marketing and events
Other duties as assigned

Sound knowledge of marketing principles
Creative and comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration
Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills
Effective organizational and project management skills
Proficiency with MicroSoft Office Suite, database programs and basic photo-editing software. Experience with Photoshop and InDesign is a plus.
Apply here.