WWF Washington, DC IN-18001 Internal Communications Intern in Washington, District Of Columbia
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Internal Communications intern for the fall 2017 semester.
Major Function: Write and edit content for WWF internal communications channels, including the weekly staff enewsletter, emails, blog, and intranet. Research select topics and conduct in-person or telephone interviews with staff. Help produce large meetings, special events, and other staff engagement opportunities.
Background: WWF is one of the largest environmental nonprofit organizations in the world, and our US team is comprised of 600 staff members. The Internal Communications team collaborates with all other teams across the organization to convey vital information, and advises teams on how to properly brand materials and write communications plans.
Duties & Responsibilities
Writing and/or editing content for enewsletters, emails, blog and intranet
Interviewing staff and writing stories about them
Collaborating with managers to develop and implement communications plans
Conducting photo research
Assisting with the production of meetings, such as the monthly all-staff meeting, lunchtime learning presentations, and the monthly communicators meeting
Help produce and site manage staff engagement events; duties could include collecting RSVPs, meeting vendors, writing runs of show, setting up events and monitoring food/beverage orders
Assist staff photographer with arranging and managing photo shoots
Administrative tasks, as assigned
You can expect:
A relaxed, flexible and professional work environment
Frequent access to some of the top communications professionals in the industry
Active participation in most of the work of the team
Opportunities to attend learning sessions on a variety of conservation and environmental topics
Part-time hours, scheduled flexibly according to your availability
Minimum Requirements: Pursuing a graduate degree in the field of Communications is preferred. Highly qualified undergraduates in their senior or junior year will be considered. Internship available to students seeking academic credit ONLY
Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills, including a commitment to good grammar and fact checking, and the ability to adapt to brand guidelines and style guides
Experience writing in a journalistic style
Comfortable conducting in-person and telephone interviews
Natural curiosity and an interest in conservation
Experience with or an interest in learning email design and deployment
Willingness to do what it takes to produce an event, even if there are less-than-exciting tasks involved.
Solid experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; familiarity with Microsoft SharePoint and Adobe Photoshop a plus.
A commitment to the mission, goals and values of WWF
Fluent in English (spoken and written)
Minimum of 20 hours per week
Unpaid. For all unpaid internships, applicants must be enrolled in school and be able to obtain academic course credit from their university.
How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page.
https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search , IN-18001
- Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns
External Company URL: www.wwfus.org