Communications Paid Summer Internship in Bethesda, MD.

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Employer
The Hatcher Group
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Feb 23, 2017
Closes
Mar 25, 2017
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

The Hatcher Group, a communications firm that works with nonprofits and foundations, is seeking a graduating college senior for a paid summer internship that could lead to a full-time associate position in our office in Bethesda, Md. Candidates must have outstanding writing, editing, media and social media skills.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree by May 2017 and strong relevant work experience and should be highly organized, detail oriented and passionate about progressive policy issues. Candidates must have excellent skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) and web research.

The candidate also should be a self-starter and team player with good people skills and a strong work ethic. The candidate should also be able to work on a schedule to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects. The candidate should be a self-directed learner, curious, and have a good sense of humor.

Job duties

The intern will work with us on a variety of client projects. Tasks may include:

  • media and advocacy outreach
  • writing press releases and media advisories
  • writing feature stories and content for web sites
  • researching and creating databases and media lists
  • social media plans, outreach and tracking
  • event planning
  • web site updating
  • preparation of reports and media briefing packets
  • administrative duties

About The Hatcher Group

The Hatcher Group is a full-service public affairs and communications firm that helps to connect our clients with policymakers, media and the public. We work with major national foundations, research institutions and nonprofit organizations to advance progressive policy change.