Communications Internship (Washington, D.C.)

Project Concern International

About the organization

PCI is a global development organization that drives innovation from the ground up to create meaningful and measurable change in people’s lives. Together with our partners, we empower communities to enhance health, end hunger, overcome hardship and advance women & girls. We envision a world in which the most vulnerable people will have the power to lift themselves out of poverty and to create vital, healthy lives for their families and communities now and for the future. Last year alone, PCI impacted the lives of nearly 10 million people in 15 countries, including the United States. For more information, visit www.PCIGlobal.org.

Duties

Under the supervision of the Senior Officer, Global Communications, the Communications Intern will support PCI’s storytelling and marketing efforts to increase visibility, fundraising and support for our programs.


DUTIES & KEY TASKS:
Write for PCI website, blog and social media accounts.
Assist in planning and writing for quarterly eNewsletter.
Create infographics, videos and other multimedia content.
Assist with uploading and organizing program photos, videos and other media on PCI’s internal archive; track and log external media clips about PCI.
Collaborate with staff on story ideas and new strategies for marketing and communications.

Qualifications

Current undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a communications, public relations, journalism, English, international development, or related degree program.
Exceptional writing and editing skills.
Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications.
Genuine enthusiasm for creating compelling content, from social media posts and press releases to blog entries, feature stories and short multimedia projects.
Interest in NGOs and international health and development.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Core MS Office skills including: Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Proficiency in Photoshop and WordPress.


SPECIAL SKILLS PREFERRED:
Video and audio production/editing experience using iMovie, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Audition, Audacity, etc.


SCHEDULE:
We are looking for dedicated individuals willing to commit to approximately a 3-month internship in our Washington, D.C.-based office during regular business hours.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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