18 days old

IN-20020 Internal Communications Intern

WWF Washington, DC
Washington, DC 20037
  • Job Code
    115753539

Overview

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a part-time Internal Communications intern.



Responsibilities

Major Functions: Write and edit content for WWF internal communications channels, including the weekly staff enewsletter, intranet, and blog. Research select topics and conduct in-person, phone, or email 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 700+ staff in our Washington, D.C., office and in field offices across the US and world. The Internal Communications team collaborates with all other teams across the organization to convey vital information, especially ensuring that staff feel they have the info they need to do their jobs well and that remote staff feel connected to headquarters.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Writing and/or editing digital content
  • Interviewing staff and writing short stories about them
  • Collaborating with managers to develop and implement multi-channel communications plans
  • Conducting photo research
  • Assisting with the production of meetings, such as the monthly all-staff meeting and monthly communicators meeting
  • Helping to produce and site manage staff engagement events; duties could include collecting RSVPs, meeting vendors, writing runs of show, setting up events, and running microphones
  • Administrative tasks, as assigned

You can expect:

  • A relaxed, flexible, and professional work environment
  • Active participation in most of the work of the team
  • Opportunities to attend learning sessions on a variety of conservation and environmental topics
  • Flexible hours according to your availability
<br /><strong>Overview</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;">World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a part-time Internal Communications intern.</p> <br /><br /><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br /><br style="margin: 0px;" /><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;"><strong><span style="color: #333333;">Major Functions:</span></strong><span style="color: #333333;"> Write and edit content for WWF internal communications channels, including the weekly staff enewsletter, intranet, and blog. Research select topics and conduct in-person, phone, or email interviews with staff. Help produce large meetings, special events, and other staff engagement opportunities.</span></span> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;"><br /><strong><span style="color: #333333;">Background:</span></strong><span style="color: #333333;"> WWF is one of the largest environmental nonprofit organizations in the world, and our US team is comprised of 700+ staff in our Washington, D.C., office and in field offices across the US and world. The Internal Communications team collaborates with all other teams across the organization to convey vital information, especially ensuring that staff feel they have the info they need to do their jobs well and that remote staff feel connected to headquarters.<br /><br /><strong>Duties & Responsibilities:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Writing and/or editing digital content</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Interviewing staff and writing short stories about them</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Collaborating with managers to develop and implement multi-channel communications plans</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Conducting photo research</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Assisting with the production of meetings, such as the monthly all-staff meeting and monthly communicators meeting</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Helping to produce and site manage staff engagement events; duties could include collecting RSVPs, meeting vendors, writing runs of show, setting up events, and running microphones</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Administrative tasks, as assigned</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin-bottom: 9.4pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;"><strong><span style="color: #333333;">You can expect:</span></strong></span></p> <ul> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">A relaxed, flexible, and professional work environment</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Active participation in most of the work of the team</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Opportunities to attend learning sessions on a variety of conservation and environmental topics</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="color: #333333;">Flexible hours according to your availability</span></span></li> </ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/z14RMEFXzzequ7oqiYEe7"> <br/><br/><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Minimum Requirements: </strong></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="color: #333333;">Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a communications-related field (i.e. journalism, media, public relations, marketing) at a university in the Washington DC area. Will also consider a recent university graduate who is currently living in the DC </span>region.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Exceptional journalistic-style writing, editing, and proofreading skills </span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Commitment to good grammar and fact checking</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Comfortable conducting in-person and telephone interviews</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Natural curiosity and an interest in conservation, science, and the world around us<br /></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Experience with or an interest in learning enewsletter design and deployment</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Willingness to help produce meetings and events (even if there are less-than-glamorous tasks involved)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Solid experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Experience with or ability to learn Microsoft SharePoint and Mailchimp. Adobe Photoshop a plus.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">A commitment to the mission, goals, and values of WWF</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Fluent in English (spoken and written)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; font-size: 10pt;">Able to commit to working 21 hours per week</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Location:</strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;">Washington, DC</p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Compensation:</strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;">Paid</p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>How to apply:</strong> Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page.</p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><a href="http://www.worldwildlife.org/about/careers" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search</a> , <strong><span style="background-color: #ffff00;">IN-20020</span></strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">* Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns</span></strong></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's </strong><strong>race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.</strong></p><p>PI115753539</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-22 Expires: 2019-12-23

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