Marketing and Communications Intern

US-NY-Troy
Type
Temporary, Part-Time
Job Category
Communications/Marketing
ID
2017-3333
Troy
NY

Overview

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, 41 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 50 states, and 700 staff across the country.  Audubon is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

 

 

Position Summary

The Marketing and Communications Intern will assist the Director of Strategic Communications with creating compelling and engaging print and electronic communications to support the statewide conservation, engagement and fundraising efforts of Audubon New York.

Essential Functions

The position will include:
• Assisting with writing, editing, and designing communications for print, email and web
• Identifying and drafting unique and compelling website articles and other communications materials that highlight core messages and successes of Audubon New York’s priority areas
• Collecting, editing, and organizing and managing photo assets
• Collecting and reporting media coverage
• Other activities or projects as needed to support Director of Strategic Communications and Development and Communications Associate

Qualifications and Experience

  • Currently enrolled in a communications or marketing degree preferred. Undergraduate in 3rd or 4th year.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Superior organizational skills; attention to detail a must.
  • Polished and professional, confident in communication with executive leaders.
  • Some experience with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and designing for print (InDesign) and/or web (including HTML for web and HTML email) a plus 

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