Preservation Job Board

(Multiple locations) Communications and Outreach Intern 

03-06-2018 11:59

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Offered by: SS United States Conservancy
Location: Flexible, with priority given to applicants in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, or New York. An ideal candidate will be able to perform some job duties in a home office setting.
Type: Part-time, 10-20 hours per week. (This internship can be combined with other part-time work or internship opportunities.) 
Start Date and Duration:  Negotiable
Salary: Negotiable

The Communications and Outreach Intern will support the Conservancy's fundraising, member outreach, and digital marketing strategies. The intern will assist in identifying corporate and institutional supporters and sponsors, advancing branded merchandizing opportunities, communicate with Conservancy members and respond to information requests, and helping to generate creative strategies to build the organization's membership base. The intern will also draft articles for the Conservancy's member newsletter and blog, support Conservancy events and programs, and assist in the digitization of archival materials.


  • Ability to work effectively in a small office environment or remotely, with a personal computer available for use. The ideal candidate should have a strong self-starter attitude with a keen attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, and Google Drive. Experience with Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign would be advantageous.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential. Social media skills and savvy are also crucial.
  • Preference will be given to candidates pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in marketing, communications, historic preservation, or museum studies.

This position offers excellent opportunities for professional and personal development with practical, hands-on experience and mentoring. The position can be sculpted to some degree based on the interests and abilities of the candidate. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Cover letters should mention relevant experience and skills, and indicate how those skills and experiences would advance the Conservancy's mission and work. No phone calls please.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to each individual applicant. Qualified candidates will be contacted by one of our staff members to arrange a phone interview.


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