Internship, National Trust for Historic
Preservation. Washington, DC
Title: Public Affairs Internship
Name: National Trust for Historic Preservation
Function: Public Relations
Washington, Dist. Columbia, 20037, United States
Duration: 3-6 Months
Experience: 0-1 Year
Description: Work for an organization you can feel good about! The
National Trust for Historic Preservation, the country’s leading non-profit
dedicated to helping people save places that matter, is seeking an intern. The
Public Affairs Intern will be an integral part of the public affairs team at
the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He/she will assist with
high-profile programs, media relations and daily operations in a fast-paced
public affairs department. Interns have flexibility to create and execute
independent projects based on their interests.
This is a volunteer internship offering
the opportunity to build credentials working alongside a dynamic and
experienced public affairs team. 20-35 hrs/week from now - August.
•Perform all duties with the aim of
helping to achieve National Trust strategic goals, including engaging the
public, reaching more diverse communities and constituents, and building and
highlighting organizational partnerships;
•Build editorial calendar and track media
•Help implement media strategy, including
pitching, for high-profile National Trust programs, events and initiatives,
including 11 Most Endangered;
•Draft press releases, media advisories
and other press materials;
•Assist with management of online Press
•Build strategic media lists;
•Manage and edit digital assets;
•Administrative tasks as assigned.
Requirements: Current or recent undergraduate or graduate student;
communications, public relations, journalism or other related field preferred.
•Experience or demonstrated interest
working in communications, public affairs, historic preservation, or related
field; experience marketing to and engaging culturally diverse audiences,
constituents and partners a plus;
•Possesses strong interpersonal skills;
excellent writing, editing, and research skills required;
•Strong word, spreadsheet, database, and
presentation software skills preferred;
•Familiarity with content management
systems, Photoshop and FTP desirable.
•High-energy, task-driven and
detail-oriented, with ability to work productively and independently.
•Highly organized and able to handle
multiple tasks simultaneously.
•Entrepreneurial and creative.
FOR THIS JOB
Contact Person: Human Resources
Posted by: Mackenzie Rincon
Posted on Mon, April 27, 2015
by Teresa Elmore