Company: Audubon Florida
Contact Person: Sean Cooley
Application Deadline: January 12, 2019
Audubon Florida is looking for a PR/Communications Intern to join our team for the spring 2019 semester. The internship will be located in our downtown Tallahassee office and is a college credit internship (unpaid). The internship may expand into the summer 2019 semester based on performance, availability, and interest.
We want someone who can commit to about 15 hours a week and we’re flexible around class schedules. Ideally, the intern can be able to commit to 4-hour shifts at least three times a week.
Under the supervision of the Communications Director, interns can expect to learn about conservation policy, protecting Florida’s nature resources, grassroots advocacy and fundraising, and managing communications in a fast-paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in PR/Communications and positions individuals well for entry-level public relations and communications full-time jobs.
Functions will be tailored to intern’s interests/strengths/areas of growth and include:
Manage specific communications-projects including: launching a new website, increasing social media following, and driving specific grassroots advocacy/fundraising campaigns.
Create, edit, and post social media content (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram) content, including using tools like HootSuite
Draft press releases
Proofread and edit content from various programs
Ability to work well with diverse audiences
Ability to work well in a decentralized workplace
Monitor and report on mentions of Audubon Florida in the media
Assist the Communications Director and Audubon Florida team in various operational tasks (we won’t ask you to pick up coffee or run copies, but expect to have some basic operational tasks all team members are expected to perform)
Ideally, interested candidates should be excellent storytellers who have a positive, can-do attitude. The internship is well suited for college juniors, college seniors, and graduate students studying communications, public relations, public policy, and/or environmental policy. Candidates should have a fundamental understanding of public relations, but they don’t need to be experts.
Audubon embraces and celebrates diversity. Applicants of all backgrounds and walks of life are encouraged to apply!
How to Apply
Send your resume, one writing sample, and a cover note to [email protected] Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.
Job Originally Posted on: Wednesday, November 28, 2018