Earth Hour 2020 Intern

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Washington, DC, United States
Position Type: 
Internship
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Apply By: 
ASAP

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Overview

The Media & External Affairs team at World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks an Earth Hour Intern to manage all outreach and tracking for Earth Hour, focusing on reaching out to landmarks, cities, and universities to increase “lights out” participation numbers for Earth Hour 2020. The intern will also assist in communications tasks as needed, including drafting materials and developing media lists.

 

Every year millions of people around the world participate in WWF’s flagship Earth Hour campaign. During Earth Hour, individuals, businesses and cities turn off their lights for one hour to show their commitment to protecting nature.

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

  • Outreach to landmarks for lights out (includes reaching out to past participants as well as identifying new participants)
  • Outreach to cities for lights out (includes reaching out to past participants as well as identifying new participants)
  • Outreach to universities for lights out (includes reaching out to past participants as well as identifying new participants)
  • Handles all incoming questions regarding Earth Hour from potential participants
  • Media relations support
  • Analytics post-Earth Hour
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong research skills are required.
  • Media relations experience a plus.
  • Strong organizational/analytical skills.
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively over email and the phone.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter who knows how to take projects and run with them.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or anticipated Bachelor's degree in communications is preferred.
  • Ability to work full time or no less than 4 days per week for the duration of the internship (January 2020 – March 2020).

Location:

Washington, DC

 

Compensation:

Paid if not seeking school credit. Unpaid for applicants enrolled in school seeking to obtain academic course credit from their university.

 

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

https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search , IN-20023