Multi-Media Communications Intern
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 30 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/aboutus to learn more.
The Multi-Media Communication Intern will:
- Create print and digital materials, such as flyers, slideshows, and event invitations.
- Film and edit videos for distribution.
- Learn to follow protocols and guidelines in a large nonprofit organization.
- Attend and participate in meetings, WebEx presentations, and online trainings.
- Develop ideas and concepts and create content for social media outlets.
- Travel to preserves and worksites to take photos and video, conduct interviews, document ongoing projects and field work, etc.
- Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with a major focus of study related to marketing, communication, film/photography, graphic design, or advertising.
- Experience with basic photo and video editing software and Microsoft Office.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Basic knowledge of digital photography, including resolution and image size.
- Photo and video experience with DSLR cameras.
- Ability to travel independently to remote areas across Missouri.
- Experience with social media such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
- A great attitude, a willingness to learn and to work hard, and an interest in taking on a variety of tasks.
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
- This isa part-time (10 - 20hours/week), position with employment dates of June 15, 2013 - May 31, 2014.
AUTO SAFETY POLICY
This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at www.nature.org/careers.
Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT
- Most work is performed in a typical office setting, but intern will make overnight trips to TNC-owned preserves to take photos and create videos.
- Ability to hike and move over rough terrain sometimes under difficult weather conditions (heat, rain) is required
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.