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Communications Intern - IN-21031

WWF Washington, DC
Washington, DC 20037
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World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Communications Inter to assist the Private Sector Engagement (PSE) team in the implementation of the PSE's internal and external communications efforts. The successful candidate will help the Director advance WWF's conservation mission, maximize revenue and increase awareness of WWF among the US public.


Supports PSE communications team through research, coordination, communications, and administrative tasks that contribute to the successful management of existing corporate partnerships. Supports communications with WWF's major business-focused initiatives as part of a broader strategy to inspire and motivate business audiences to take on the mantle of corporate leadership. Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supports the development of the sustainability social media strategy, focusing on WWF's Linkedin channel. Develops social media content.
  • Writes sustainability-focused content, including blog posts, web stories, conference pitches, and stakeholder letters.
  • Manages monthly internal newsletter.
  • Manages weekly news monitoring of major corporate partners.
  • Updates partnership case studies, working with relationship managers to collect and update partnership results and KPIs.
  • Supports major communications activations with priority WWF corporate partners.
  • Supports implementation of communications strategy as needed.

The Private Sector Engagement intern may also contribute in a supporting role across additional areas of the Private Sector Engagement team's work. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Participating in meetings with internal and/or external stakeholders, developing and distributing meeting notes afterward, as necessary.
  • Scheduling meetings as needed and supporting with audio/visual setup for meetings
  • Ad hoc administrative tasks.


A bachelor's degree, or active enrollment in a bachelor's program in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or related discipline or equivalent work experience is required.

  • Excellent writing and research skills and an ability to write, deliver and evaluate communications and marketing for specific audiences and outcomes.
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills. Attention to detail.
  • Sees the value in working with others and contributing toward larger goals and projects.
  • Has a strong desire to learn.
  • Ability to prioritize, handle many details; meet deadlines.
  • Organized, self-motivated and flexible.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook is required.
  • Strong understanding of social media. Creative thinker.
  • Demonstrates a history of leadership, initiative and accountability for work.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a willingness to work in a team environment across institutional and reporting lines with accuracy and professionalism.
  • Available a minimum of 20 hours per week.
  • Experience in conservation nonprofit a plus.





How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page.

https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search , IN-21031

* Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns

As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Posted: 2021-02-02 Expires: 2021-03-05

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