Communications Intern

Company Name:
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), with offices in Arlington, VA and Lincoln, NE is the trade association for over 900 consumer-owned electric cooperatives serving more than 42 million people. NRECA is committed to harnessing the strength of America's electric cooperatives into a single powerful voice. NRECA has won the following awards over the past few years:
100 Best Places to Work - ComputerWorld Magazine
50 Greatest places to Work - AARP
50 Best Places to Work - The Washingtonian
CARE Award Recipient - Recognizing organizations that promote a positive work-life balance
At NRECA, we work with people who are leaders in their fields, they are down-to-earth, hardworking professionals committed to helping our members serve their communities. Our work is interesting and constantly evolving and requiring new skills to meet the evolving needs of a dynamic industry. In this collegial, inclusive work environment, united around the compelling purpose and history of electric cooperatives, we thrive. And topping it off, NRECA cares about each person's overall well-being, encouraging health, financial security, and a sustainable work/life balance.
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Summary
The National Membership Outreach Intern will be a full member of the Outreach team, assisting with copywriting, editing, content inventory and social media efforts for Straight Talk, a web portal for electric cooperative communicators across the U.S. During this experience, the intern will attend staff meetings and contribute to content planning.
Purpose and Mission
Assist with:
Writing articles for Straight Talk
Developing sample social media posts
Creating framework for future projects
Content inventory/clean-up of
Event planning
Requirements and Qualifications
Journalism or Public Relations degree program
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Social media and graphic design skills are a plus.
This is an intern position. A 3.0 or higher GPA is required and candidates must be a rising junior or senior.
Dates: May 19 - August 8, 2014
Wages: $17 per hour
NOT LI
Amount of Travel
Job Title : Communications Intern
Location : Arlington, VA, US

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