• IN-19025 Internal Communications Intern - Paid

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/27/2018 12:37 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks an Internal Communications Intern.


    Internship Description


    Major Function: Write and edit content for WWF internal communications channels, including the weekly staff enewsletter, intranet, and in-house blogs. 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 600 staff members at 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
    • Help produce and site manage staff engagement events; duties could include collecting RSVPs, meeting vendors, writing runs of show, setting up events, and running microphones
    • 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
    • Flexible hours according to your availability


    Minimum Requirements: You are in your junior or senior year of an undergraduate program, pursuing a degree in a communications-related field (i.e. journalism, media, public relations, marketing), or are pursuing a graduate degree. We will also consider recent graduates who are able to commit to nine to 12 months in the role.

    • Exceptional journalistic-style writing, editing, and proofreading skills
    • Commitment to good grammar and fact checking
    • Comfortable conducting in-person and telephone interviews
    • Natural curiosity and an interest in conservation
    • Experience with or an interest in learning enewsletter design and deployment
    • Willingness to help produce meetings and events (if if there are less-than-glamorous 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)
    • Able to commit to working 14-21 hours per week



    Washington, DC





    How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page.

    https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search , IN-19025


    * Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns


    As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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