Intern, Global Environment Facility Project Agency Communications

Location
United States- Arlington, VA Headquarters
Posted
Jan 10, 2017
Closes
Apr 20, 2017
Industry
Associations
Hours
Full Time
Conservation International (CI) was accredited as a GEF (Global Environment Facility) Project Agency in November 2013. As a GEF Agency, CI directly works with national governments around the world to identify and design projects and advise on project execution, making sure that projects meet high technical and financial standards, while complying with the GEF’s environmental and social safeguards. The purpose of this internship is to support the CI-GEF team in the implementation of their communication strategy.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    Design materials to support CI-led projects, including factsheets, reports, and marketing materials Liaise with Communications Department to update and maintain CI-GEF external website Assist in the development of “marketing” messaging for the CI-GEF Agency Share internal updates on the CI-GEF Project Agency Edit and format reports Write impact/success stories Maintain CI-GEF Agency Intranet page, and update electronic manual for Executing Agencies
Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

WORKING CONDITIONS

    This position is based at HQ in Arlington, VA Normal office working conditions
QUALIFICATIONS

Required

    Attention to detail and the ability to operate independently to effectively establish priorities and work accurately under time constraints. High school or secondary education and 2+ years of experience Good judgement, the willingness to take initiative and the ability to work effectively as a member of a team. Ability to effectively track and coordinate multiple projects. Solid computer skills including Microsoft office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Extensive writing and editing experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred

    Knowledge of design software. Degree in journalism, communications.
  • Personal interest in international conservation and development.

 

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