Thursday, July 16, 2009

National Wildlife Federation Grassroots Outreach Intern

Washington, DC - Description: The Grassroots Outreach Intern will assist field and online outreach efforts with a number of tasks that could include: helping organize travel, meeting spaces, logistics and materials for lobby days; communicating with activists via email or phone; inputting constituent information into Raiser's Edge and/or Convio; writing content for online or print; organizing phonebanks; and communicating campaign information via social media websites and updating NWF's profile pages.

The intern will also have the opportunity to develop special outreach projects based on his/her specific skills and interests. These projects will in some form broaden NWF's outreach to sportsmen and/or develop NWF activists to build community around global warming solutions.

Position Type: Internship
Position Duration: 48 weeks
Department: Conservation Programs
Salary Range: $10/Hour
Education: A four-year degree in a natural resources, communications, or policy-related field.

Required Skills: The candidate should have:
- Excellent oral and written communications skills required.
- Experience working on a campaign, grassroots organizing or advocating for an issue.
- Experience working on their own and as part of a team.
- Excellent organization skills and some project coordination experience necessary.
- Proficiency with PC software including Microsoft Office required.
- Experience with writing and creating web content (incl. basic HTML and photo editing programs).
Experience with data analysis a plus.

NWF is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Application Process

Greta Davis, National Outreach Manager, National Wildlife Federation
901 E St, NW Suite 400, Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202-797-6807 Cell: 202-222-5610 Fax: 202-797-6646

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