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Communications and Development Intern

Posted by
Scenic America
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Washington, DC
New
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Published 12 days ago

Overview: We are hiring interns to assist us with communications and fundraising on scenic conservation issues. Scenic America is the only national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated solely to preserving and enhancing the visual character of America's communities and countryside. We accomplish this mission through national advocacy efforts and technical assistance services, local and national projects, and the support of our state affiliates. For more information about Scenic America visit our website at www.scenic.org

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Drafting articles for the Scenic America website and newsletter 
  • Assisting with press releases and communicating with media 
  • Developing content for social media channels. Monitoring feeds and engaging with fans, followers, and partner organizations 
  • Helping to arrange webinars and other communication with affiliates 
  • Monitoring media coverage of scenic conservation issues; compiling news clips 
  • Monitoring website analytics and assisting with online/ search advertising 
  • Managing photo and video asset libraries 
  • Building and expanding media databases 
  • Supporting the creation of donor appeals, including social media and online messaging 
  • Conducting donor prospect research 
  • Helping to prepare foundation grant applications and reports 
  • Additional tasks as assigned by Scenic America staff 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Excellent research skills 
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Motivation to work on substantive scenic conservation topics 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel 
  • Must possess excellent judgment and discretion 
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and complete work independently 
  • Graphic design experience or knowledge is a plus 
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Google Analytics, and social media platforms a plus 

 

Physical demands: 

  • Sitting for extended periods at a desk and using a provided desktop or laptop computer 
  • Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 15 pounds 
  • Ability to use public transportation to attend various events around Washington 

 

Location: Remote internship candidates will be considered and are welcome to apply. Interns who are available to join us in Washington will work in Scenic America’s offices at 727 15th Street NW 

Overview: We are hiring interns to assist us with communications and fundraising on scenic conservation issues. Scenic America is the only national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated solely to preserving and enhancing the visual…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    May 1, 2021
  • End Date
    August 31, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 30, 2021
  • Internship Benefits
    Academic Credits
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Stipend / Wage
    Academic credit is available to students, and interns will receive a $100 stipend to offset personal expenses related to participation in the internship.
  • Hours Per Week
    35-40 hours per week, hours are flexible.

Benefits

Benefits: Interns will work directly with Scenic America staff and have mentorship opportunities with the many accomplished members of our Board of Directors. Interns will have many professional development and networking opportunities and have the opportunity to publish their work in Scenic America briefs, newsletters, online communications and website. 

Benefits: Interns will work directly with Scenic America staff and have mentorship opportunities with the many accomplished members of our Board of Directors. Interns will have…

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY 

Send resume and cover letter with the subject line “Communications Intern” to: careers@scenic.org 

Summer 2021 internships run from May through August, with some flexibility in start and end dates.  

Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. If selected for an interview, applicants will be required to attend an initial interview via video conference. 

HOW TO APPLY 

Send resume and cover letter with the subject line “Communications Intern” to: careers@scenic.org 

Summer 2021 internships run from May through August, with some…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
727 15th Street Northwest, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005

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