Primarily Remote Position, with occasional in-person duties in Brooklyn, NY, and field locations throughout Metropolitan New York area.
The Interstate Environmental Commission seeks a part-time Communications Intern. Duties include researching and writing copy and compiling visuals for IEC’s online and print publications. Writes and develops content for social media, website, quarterly email newsletters, state summaries and Annual report. Assists Executive Director in the general operations of the office related to the development and distribution of materials for Commission meetings and reporting requirements. May participate in meetings of the Executive Committee and Commissioners, where appropriate. Preparation and organization of reports and documents and materials related to IEC’s projects for dissemination to stakeholders and the public. The position will require approximately 20 hours per week, with some flexibility. It is anticipated that this position will be primarily remote, while some in-person assignments will be required to familiarize the intern with organizational activities and facilitate content development. The anticipated start date is May 1, 2021. The anticipated length of the internship is one year.
Successful candidate will have completed three years towards a bachelor’s degree in communications, English, creative writing, journalism, language arts, liberal arts, inter-disciplinary environmental studies or related field preferred as well as technical or professional experience in the fields listed of above.
Excellent attention to detail in terms of accuracy, presentation, design and grammar a must. Knowledge, experience with and interest in aspects of environmental issues, particularly in relation to water quality.
To apply, send a cover letter, resume and three (3) writing or other examples of diverse media communication samples by March 19th, 2021 as indicated at the top of the page. Please reference position number 21-002 in the e-mail subject line.
See full job description and application procedures at: https://www.iec-nynjct.org/join