[Englmajors] Marketing & Social Media internship - Summer 2012
swayze at uw.edu
Thu Mar 29 13:12:06 PDT 2012
*Washington Environmental Council* is seeking three outreach and
communications interns for a 10-week commitment in Seattle. The summer
outreach and communications interns will be in the thick of things,
supporting WEC's climate and clean water campaigns through developing,
implementing and experimenting with different outreach and engagement
models. This is a great position for someone who is interested learning
about environmental advocacy work from different angles and practicing
The interns will work as a team with WEC's organizer to design a
campaign field plan, research and test best practices of different
outreach methods, utilize innovative outreach techniques, maintain and
organize data, coordinate volunteers and assist with online outreach and
communications. This is a hands-on, fast-paced internship that will
involve a minimum of two days a week of on-the ground campaign work.
Someone who is excited by meeting with and talking with new people will
find this work extremely rewarding.
Each intern's responsibilities will vary depending on the team-developed
field plan, personal interests, and specific skills of the intern. There
is room for each intern to include their personal interests in the scope
of their work. Responsibilities will likely include:
* Track environmental and political blogs and look for opportunities
to promote our campaigns and WEC through these venues.
* Update the website with outreach events.
* Organize volunteers for campaign activities, such as doorbelling and
* Volunteer recruitment, including outreach to local college campus
and community organizations.
* Create and experiment with creating campaign videos
* Assist in event planning for outreach events.
* Promote Washington Environmental Council at local festivals and
fairs by staffing tables.
* Research opportunities to increase membership and volunteer base.
* Data entry and administrative duties.
Interns will have weekly staff supervision meetings, weekly training
opportunities, and networking opportunities. School credit,
transporation stipends, and potentially cost of living stipends are
Interns are asked to commit up to 32 hours a week for 10 weeks, hours
and days of the week will be flexible based on field plan. Possible
extensions are available for interns will continue to live in Seattle
through the fall.
* Interest in environmental policy or politics
* Interest in collaborating with a team of peers
* Independent self-starter
* Ability to work well in fast-paced environments
* Strong writing and research skills
* Interest in meeting new people and planning events
*How to Apply*
Please send a cover letter, an example of creative or professional work
(picture, non-academic writing sample, blog post, graphic design work),
and a resume to our organizer Nicole Keenan, nicole at wecprotects.org
<mailto:nicole at wecprotects.org> by April7, 2012
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