Communications & Development Fellow

Employer
Potomac Riverkeeper
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 04, 2015
Closes
Oct 05, 2015
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

Potomac Riverkeeper Network seeks an independent, dedicated, and talented Communications & Development Fellow to assist the Network in its programmatic efforts. Potomac Riverkeeper Network is a nonprofit organization working to protect the public's right to clean water in the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. The Network envisions a day when the Potomac River, and all its tributaries, is restored to a healthy and safe resource for the people, plants, and animals that depend on it.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support and contribute to the writing, editing, and production of membership, advocacy, and program materials, including print newsletters, web and social media content development, and contributions to e-newsletters and other communications.
  • Assist with the coordination of updates to website (SquareSpace).
  • Support outreach and fundraising events with production of materials, photographing, and videotaping.
  • Maintain central library of images and production materials.
  • Maintain media list and media mentions archive; assist with distribution/promotion of press releases to media network.
  • Assist with design and implementation of membership/fundraising campaigns.
  • Write blogs to be featured on PRKN website as well as National Geographic's water current blog.
  • Respond to general inquiries from members and the public.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

  • Current student or early-career professional.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop and InDesign.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • One to three years of marketing/communications experience.
  • Demonstrated passion for Potomac Riverkeeper's mission.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Desire and ability to work independently in a self-directed, small-office environment.

Time Commitment: Approximately 8-10 hours per week, dependent on needs of PRKN. Fellowship will run 12 weeks starting September and ending in December.

Compensation: A stipend of $1,500 will be provided for this 12 week fellowship.