Internal & Corporate Communications GLOBE Intern

OFFICE LOCATION
Arlington, Virginia (VA)
AA100
WORK WITH US
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Visit www.nature.org/about-us to learn more.
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
Through the GLOBE (Growing Leaders on Behalf of the Environment) internship program. The Nature Conservancy hires undergraduate students, graduate students, or recent college graduates (2015, 2016, and 2017) to fill paid internship positions during a 10-week summer internship. Our mission is to provide a unique opportunity to bridge the gap between academics and the real-world conservation work that contributes to the health and sustainability of our world. The GLOBE Program recruites individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experiences who are interested in contributing to our conservation goals in various fields. The GLOBE Program offers a structured orientation, professional training, network opportunities, mentoring program, and real work experience.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The focus of the Internal & Corporate Communications GLOBE intern will be to assist the Organizational Communications team in increasing both internal and external awareness of The Nature Conservancy's conservation work, including partnerships with the private sector. The GLOBE intern will have the opportunity to work with both Conservancy staff and partners to identify and produce stories for a variety of communications channels and media.
Specific activities and deliverables of the internship include the following:
Identify and write partnership success stories that have helped to advance the Conservancy?s conservation goals.
Produce a story bank.
Collect content and interviews for various communications products, including a podcast channel.
Contribute to the editorial calendar for internal channels, including Intranet and all-staff newsletter.
Assist with other communications and marketing activities as needed within the Organizational Communications team.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
HS Diploma or equivalent. Enrolled in an undergraduate program or graduate program for Business, Communications, Marketing, Conservation/Environmental Studies, or related field or equivalent
Experience with written and oral communications skills
Experience with copy editing and proofreading skills
Experience with various communications channels and tactics
Experience developing effective relationships with partners
Experience interviewing a variety of people at high executive levels
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience completing tasks independently with respect to timelines
Experience in recording and editing audio/video files
Experience writing articles for publication
Experience in digital platforms
Experience managing and coordinating projects
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
This is a full-time, temporary internship position with a position term of June 5th ? August 11, 2017.
ELIGIBILITY
The Nature Conservancy's GLOBE Program candidate should demonstrate at least one of the following:
Contribution to The Nature Conservancy's diversity. Applicant has circumstances, experiences, skills or talents that would benefit others and would enhance the diversity of the organization.
Understanding of communities and skills that aid in the trust building process essential for collaborative efforts with urban communities, organizations and leaders?ability to cross boundaries, find common ground and work together across differences
Commitment to diversity. Applicant has shown and can demonstrate a deep and active commitment to the issues of conservation and human diversity.
Commitment to Equity. Applicant shows an understanding of inequity and its context and has experience with engagement and inclusion of those from disadvantaged communities
INTERN SELECTION PROCESS
Applications will be screened for eligibility, qualifications and experience level related to the project;
Applicants will be notified of next steps in the process (within 3 weeks after posting date ends)
2-3 telephone interviews will be conducted for selected applicants;
Additional information may be required before making a final decision;
All applicants will be notified of final selection by mid-March
SALARY INFORMATION
$12.00/ per hour (undergrads) and $14.00/per hour (grad students and recently graduated level students)
HOW TO APPLY
To apply to position number 44761, submit resume (required), cover letter, and writing sample separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 6, 2017.
Click ?submit? to apply for the position or ?save for later? to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration.
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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy?s background screening process.
Job Title: Internal & Corporate Communications GLOBE Intern
Location: DC Metro Area
Job ID: 44761
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
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