Communications Intern

Posted July 19, 2019

The Communications Intern works with the Green Project’s Interim Executive Director to enhance the organization’s digital presence. This internship is for college-level students with a passion for sustainability and strong interest in communicating environmental issues, nonprofit branding, content creation and writing. 

Scope of Work

  • Create content (visual and text) for Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter based on Salvage Store inventory, TGP events, and related programs

  • Research and write blog posts related to waste streams, waste resources, sustainability, recycling, DIY and creative reuse with a focus on the New Orleans community

  • Assist in developing workshop/event descriptions and imagery for promotional purposes

  • Assist in crafting store signage for merchandise and events

  • Organize and maintain email lists

  • Contribute to monthly newsletter blast

  • Assist with event coordination

Required Skills

  • Proficient in Google Suite

  • Understanding of audience and ability to write to an audience

  • Demonstrable writing experience (academic, personal or professional)

  • Demonstrable photography experience (personal or professional; professional camera not required)

  • Experience using and deep knowledge of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

  • Familiarity with brand voice and brand guidelines

  • Enthusiasm about environmental issues 

Desirable Skills 

  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop

  • Experience shooting and editing short films

  • Experience working with Squarespace, MailChimp and integrations

To apply, please email and introduce yourself, attach a current resume, and provide a link to your favorite brand to follow on Instagram and tell us why.

This internship is unpaid, but may qualify for course credit.