Marketing and Communications Intern, National Audubon Society, Inc., New York, NY
Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education and on-the-ground conservation action. By mobilizing and aligning its network of Chapters, Centers, State and Important Bird Area programs in the four major migratory flyways in the Americas, the organization will bring the full power of Audubon to bear on protecting common and threatened bird species and the critical habitat they need to survive. And as part of BirdLife International, Audubon will join people in over 100 in-country organizations all working to protect a network of Important Bird Areas around the world, leveraging the impact of actions they take at a local level. What defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of nearly 500 local chapters, 23 state offices, 43 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 46 states, and 700 staff across the country. Audubon is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
The Marketing and Communications Intern will have the opportunity to build connections among Audubon staff and supporters. The position will include creating polished donor and staff communication documents, as well as actively assisting in the development of external facing marketing and communications efforts both online and in print. This is a part-time, paid internship, working approximately 20 hours per week from August, 2013 through October, 2013. The position reports to the Marketing and Communications Coordinator.
The position will include:
•Assisting with writing, editing, and designing communications for print, email and web
•Collecting, editing, and managing photo assets
•Analytics and reporting
•Occasional administrative tasks
•Other activities as needed to support the marketing and communications team
Qualifications and Experience:
•Excellent writing and editing skills.
•Superior organizational skills; attention to detail a must.
•Polished and professional, confident in communication with executive leaders.
•Some experience designing for print (InDesign) and/or web (including HTML for web and HTML email) a plus