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  • Employer: Rainforest Trust
  • Type of Position: Internship
  • Industry: Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications
  • Location: Warrenton, VA
  • Salary Range:

Digital Media Intern

Rainforest Trust seeks a digital media intern to support the successful functioning of its communications department. This position includes duties related to digital media outreach and public relations efforts, as well as the development and maintenance of an A/V catalog. The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills and previous experience with database software, social media, and public communications.

Duties and Responsibilities Include: - Actively seek media outreach opportunities through online forums such as Reddit - Help establish and maintain Instagram and Tumblr accounts - Research appropriate software packages to organize video and photo libraries - Work with communication staff to develop and implement standardized cataloging process - Research and pursue photo-sharing partnerships with photographers and photo services - Research innovative merchandise opportunities - Document media outreach efforts - Update Flickr account - Support ongoing Facebook campaigns and contests - Record and organize Google Analytics and Google AdWords results - Conduct ongoing media research - Aid in communications planning - Develop and maintain social media partnerships - Provide internal updates for Rainforest Trust staff - Maintain and update media list

Required Education and Experience:

Preferred Skills and Qualifications: - Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations) - Excellent writing skills - Familiar with social media - Strong attention to detail - Ability to function independently and as part of team - Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite - Creative, flexible, and self-motivated, with ability to multi-task and meet deadlines - Strong interest in conservation - Familiarity with tropical wildlife species and Spanish language skills are a plus

To Apply:

How to Apply: Please send applications to jlowe@RainforestTrust.org by May 7. Please include a cover letter stating your interest in Rainforest Trust, your resume, work samples, and any specific requirements.

Contact Information:

Joe Lowe
25 Horner Street
1-800-456-4930
fax:
jlowe@rainforesttrust.org