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Communications Internship

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Town/City San Francisco
Salary Additional Information This is intenship with a stipend of $500/month;
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 07/11/2009
Company Name ForestEthics
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


ecome a leader in the movement to save Endangered Forests and fight climate change. Through a communications internship with ForestEthics, you can receive valuable training and make a critical impact on successful campaigns targeting the big destroyers of Endangered Forests and big enablers of climate change. We make sure that our interns learn new skills and are exposed to the communications strategy and tactics of our organizations’ projects and campaigns.


  • Held in San Francisco
  • Two months -- November through December 2009
  • Start date is immediate
  • Office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday – internship hours are flexible within these hours
  • This position is 20-30 hrs/wk; part-time
  • This is intenship with a stipend of $500/month; we can offer course credits upon completion
  • Non-students are also encouraged to apply


  • Media archival and acquisition
  • Web posting and web content management
  • Assisting with media and online social networking strategy
  • Content production and coordination for printed and online publications
  • Updating and compiling media contact lists
  • Coordination of printed and online material production
  • Assisting the Communications team with daily operations


  • Demonstrated interest in online and offline communications
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Good organizational and project management skills
  • Fabulous team-player and to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to work according to goals and work plans agreed upon between you and your supervisor
  • Strong internet skills and intuition
  • Interest in protecting the environment
  • Must have computer for internship use and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite


  • Web/Print Design and production skills and software
  • Video editing skills and software
  • Proofreading skills
  • Experience working with press
  • Knowledge of HTML
  • Knowledge of social-networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube
  • Graphic design sensibility


Cover Letter, including the following information:

    • Dates and hours of availability
    • Special skills you would bring to the internship
    • Where you learned about the internship
    • Why you’re applying for this position
  • Resume
  • If applicable, a short writing sample (Three pages or less; doesn’t have to be published)
  • If applicable, design or video production example(s)

Email your applications to communications_intern@forestethics.org with the subject line "Communications Intern"

ForestEthics is an equal opportunity employer.

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