Paid Internship with National Environmental Education Foundation
The Communications Intern is a six-month internship and is responsible for assisting the Communications Manager and Digital Marketing and Technology Manager on a variety of communications and public relations activities including digital communications, website updates, logistics, writing and social media.
Assist in proof reading and editing NEEF publications, including newsletters, press releases, social media and Web content.
Update and provide additional website content and graphics.
Assist in writing for, managing and reporting on NEEF’s social media accounts.
Manage lists and run reports in NEEF CRM and email marketing system.
Assist in drafting communications materials through email marketing system.
Assist in creating and reporting on forms developed through email marketing system.
Prepare and help with media distribution.
Research, maintain and archive media clips and video files.
Videotape and photograph special events as needed.
Assist with scheduling and preparing media inquiries.
Assist with preparation of PowerPoint presentations.
Assist with preparation of annual report, communications plan and other documents.
Maintain communications and web calendars.
Participate in communications meetings.
Writing as necessary.
Other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
Bachelors or Associate’s degree or equivalent experience.
Background and interest in the environment, education or a relevant field.
Experience with communications, especially digital communications.
Possess an excellent understanding of social networking websites, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
Ability to clearly and professionally communicate with different audiences.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. This includes sound judgment in communicating professionally and knowledge of formal business correspondence.
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
Strong attention to detail and deadline management skills.
Demonstrate sound ability to follow guidance and complete tasks on-time and within budget
Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with NEEF’s programs.
Motivation, desire to see projects through to completion and dependability a must.
Experience with photography and videography a plus.
The ability to work for 40 hours/week.
Additionally, the ideal candidate will demonstrate an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations; and
Contribute to the creation of a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences.
The internship pays $14/hour.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail)and includeCommunications Intern in the subject line.