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Communications Intern
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Klyde Warren Park | Washington, DC
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Job Description

Position Title: Communications Intern

Supervisor: Angela Gonzales

Department Head: Amy Hagovsky

Department: Communications

Position Description: (List duties, responsibilities, etc.)

The ideal candidate will be willing to assist with all aspects of NPCA's multimedia communications (media & outreach, social media, corporate partners, etc.):

Media & Outreach:

Assist staff with tracking, formatting and archiving reviews and other media.

Assist with the development and updating of media lists and other databases, including media, marketing and administrative databases. Other tasks include database creation, data entry and update additions and corrections.

Monitor conversations and online activity across a variety of social networks and channels.

Assist in the production of advertisements, press releases, and other promotional materials for media outreach.

Participate in other collaborative staff projects.

Provide administrative and clerical support.

Corporate Partners:

Research prospective corporate partners and marketing contacts; provide key insights on partnership opportunities.

Participate in brainstorms for prospective partnerships and/or existing partner renewal opportunities.

Curate social media content for corporate partner marketing campaigns.

Support development of prospect pipeline by identifying partner brands/opportunities.

Provide administrative and clerical support for partner projects and meetings.

Qualifications/Requirements (i.e., education, technical skills):

Ideal candidate is an undergraduate (junior or senior) in public relations, marketing, communications, digital communication or other related programs. Ideal candidate will be detail oriented, organized and creative, possess a professional work ethic, and will be enthusiastic to gain new knowledge. Full-time and part-time students are encouraged to apply; we do our best to work with students and their class schedules.

Additional qualifications include:

* Strong written and verbal communication, strong editing skills
* Microsoft Office proficiency
* Experience writing professionally or for a school publication preferred
* Familiarity with social media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, others) also preferred
* Self-motivated, detail-oriented
* Dependable, flexible and ability to maintain confidentiality
* The ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
* Passion for environmental protection a plus

Describe the tangible deliverables (projects, outcomes) that will be achieved:

We expect the intern to gain skills in writing, editing, research, reader service, news judgment, marketing and communications and project management.

Employee Status: X Part-time 15-20 Hours per week

Work Schedule: 3-4 days/week for 5 hours/day, but can be flexible

Salary (Hourly Rate): Combination of $1,000 (net) stipend and course credit