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Title: Chispa Arizona Communications Intern

Department: State Capacity Building

Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Chispa AZ Deputy Communications Director

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Duration: 12 Weeks, September - December 2022 (start and end dates flexible)

Schedule and Compensation: 40 hours per week; $16.10 per hour

General Description:

LCV believes our earth is worth fighting for because everyone has a right to clean air, water, and a safe, healthy community. To ensure those rights are protected, we help people use their power to shape policy, hold politicians and polluters accountable, and influence elections.

For more than 50 years, LCV has grown into a potent political force for protecting our planet and everyone who inhabits it. We have built a powerful national movement with 30 state affiliates, and grassroots and community organizing programs across the country.

LCV launched Chispa in 2014, a grassroots community organizing program to ensure the voice and power of Latinx communities influence the environmental policies and decisions that impact our health and environment. Currently, Chispa has programs in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Nevada and Texas.

Chispa Arizona is a leader in advocating for clean energy and clean air, climate justice, public lands and parks, and fighting for a reflective democracy in the federal, state, and municipal governments. Our fight for climate justice is at the Arizona Legislature, the Arizona Corporation Commission and the municipalities.

LCV is seeking a Communications Intern to join the Chispa AZ program who will assist the Chispa AZ Deputy Communications Director with communications tasks, including writing and editing, photo and video production and editing, web and social media analytics, social media content, media updates, and administrative support. The ideal candidate is bilingual (English/Spanish), energetic, dedicated and detail-oriented, a team-player with a commitment to social justice, willingness to learn and ability to manage multiple tasks while adapting to shifting priorities.

Special projects include managing weekly media updates, a digital ads campaign and supporting the production of the end of year report. The Chispa Arizona Communications Intern will join a cohort of LCV interns for the fall program.

Intern Will Gain Experience in:

●       Cultivating media relations, including Spanish-language and Latinx-focused outlets.

●       Helping craft social media posts as needed under supervision of the Chispa AZ Deputy Communications Director.

●       Interviewing, writing and editing blog posts and opinion editorials that center racial justice and equity in the fight for environmental protections.

●       Drafting press releases and emails, and other communication materials for outreach to media and Chispa AZ members that are culturally competent and reflect the environmental justice priorities of the program.

Qualifications:

●       Work Experience: 6 months administrative support work, including internship experience preferred.

●       Skills: Highly organized; strong attention to detail; excellent written and oral communications skills; strong research skills; exhibits solid judgment; critical thinking skills; able to work independently and as a team; able to handle multiple tasks; self-starter; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite. Preferred - Bilingual in English and Spanish. Ability to write effectively in Spanish.  

●       Cultural Competence: Shares our commitment to increasing racial diversity in our movement and organization, integrating racial justice and equity into the work we do, and ensuring an inclusive organizational culture. Commitment to environmental protection and mission of LCV.

●       Working Conditions: This position is based in Phoenix Arizona. Applicants need to be located in and legally authorized to work in the United States. LCV requires all employees working from our offices or participating in in-person meetings or events to be fully up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to hr@lcv.org with “Chispa Arizona Communications Intern” in the subject line by August 7, 2022. No phone calls please.

LCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a racially just, equitable and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information, or any other protected status. LCV is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact hr@lcv.org.

Title: Chispa Arizona Communications Intern

Department: State Capacity Building

Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Chispa AZ Deputy Communications Director

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Duration: 12 Weeks, September - December 2022 (start and end…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
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    September 5, 2022
  • End Date
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    December 16, 2022
  • Application Deadline
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    August 7, 2022
  • Payment
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    Hourly
  • Stipend / Wage
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    $16.10 per hour
  • Hours Per Week
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    40 hours per week

How to Apply

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to hr@lcv.org with “Chispa Arizona Communications Intern” in the subject line by August 7, 2022. No phone calls please.

 

LCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a racially just, equitable and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information, or any other protected status. LCV is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact hr@lcv.org.

 

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to hr@lcv.org with “Chispa Arizona Communications Intern” in the subject line by August 7, 2022. No phone calls please.

 

LCV is an Equal Opportunity…

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