Media & Communications Internship (DC)

The Media & Communications Intern will join a team working to tell Greenpeace stories and change the world!

Overview of where position fits within greater organization
The intern will work directly with the Media Officer and team staff. The team has staff in Washington, DC, and Atlanta, GA, and reports to the Director of Media Relations, Travis Nichols.

Project Details
The intern will help implement external communications to get Greenpeace’s campaign messages and overall mission to key targeted audiences.

Expected Project Deliverables
The intern will provide a bi-weekly report on media coverage for Greenpeace USA.
The intern will develop a report analyzing the evolution of the public narrative around key projects.
The intern will Identify and help develop at least 10 new key relationships with Spanish language media targeting first and second generation Latinos, and also at least 3 new key relationships with non-traditional media targeting millennials and young women
The intern will also support pitching and content production for rapid response moments.

Skills Required
Committed to community and environmental issues
Self-directed and motivated
Basic understanding of main social media platforms and blogging
Strong writing skills
Great verbal communication skills; ability to speak conversationally with community members

Skills Intern Will Gain Post-internship
The intern will gain a deep understanding of media how to create value-based messaging and environmental and social justice issues. They will also learn how to multi-task and operate in an office environment that requires them to be consistently engaged. The intern will gain experience on what it is like to work in a media outlet or communications department for a nonprofit.


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