- National Communications Internship, USA

National Communications Internship

Clean Water Action

 

 

Clean Water Action is seeking an national communications intern. Clean Water Action’s national internship program provides motivated and talented individuals an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the politics, communications, and advocacy that helps to shape our national water policy. Interns will work under the guidance of national communication staff. 

 

Communications interns will work with our national communications team to inform the public about our national and state campaigns to protect clean water, fight climate change, expose the impacts of oil and gas production, find safe alternatives to toxic chemicals, and more. Our communications team is focused on finding creative ways to communicate about our programs and help win victories for our water, health, and communities. 

 

Since our founding during the campaign to pass the landmark Clean Water Act in 1972, Clean Water Action has worked to win strong health and environmental protections by bringing issue expertise, solution-oriented thinking and people power to the table. We will protect clean water in the face of attacks from a polluter friendly Administration and Congress.

 

This positon is 16 hours per week for three months, split between working with the Communications and Development Departments to help build our alumni outreach program and working to support state communications

 

Responsibilities

 

Work with the development department as director to help build our alumni relations program

Writing, editing, and posting content for website articles, blog posts, email communications, etc

Helping to manage social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

Researching campaign issues

Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund value a diverse workplace. People of color and those from economically disadvantaged communities are particularly encouraged to apply. Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic. 

 

Qualifications: 

Individuals must be highly motivated and eager to learn and 

 

Have a high school degree

Have an interest in environmental issues

Have a passion for making change

Have good communication skills

Have solid computer skills (competent in working with Word, Excel, Internet, etc.);

Be well organized

Be able to work independently and in a team environment

Good writing skills are a plus

 

How to Apply: 

Please send a letter of interest in communicating about the environment and your resume to Michael Kelly, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Please call 202-895-0420 x 103 with any questions.

 

Salary: 

$3,000 stipend ($1,000 per month)

 

Job posted on 23rd June 2018

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