Job Opportunity: WILDLABS Internship 2020, WWF

WWF is seeking an intern to help support the WILDLABS global community, based in Washington DC. Find out more

Date published: 2019/11/27

Overview

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a WILDLABS Intern.

Responsibilities

Internship Description:

WWF is seeking an intern to help support the WILDLABS global community, with key responsibilities including:

  • Sourcing and drafting content for the WILDLABS ‘Resources’ section, including but not limited to researching and regularly posting jobs, grants, courses and training opportunities.
  • Sourcing member-contributed case studies and ‘From the Field’ interviews from within our community, working with members to invite and develop these articles, and editing submitted pieces to a high standard, ready for online publication. Creatively using a range of content types (photography, video, text, and infographics) in the development of these articles.
  • Identifying potential in-depth case studies of projects/members that have used WILDLABS effectively to further their work, for example by crowd-sourcing advice, meeting collaborators, and accessing funding).
  • Researching, analyzing and writing compelling case studies that track the impact of WILDLABS
  • Keeping abreast of new developments in tech creation, design and utility and determine how that could be applied in a conservation context and share via discussion posts.
  • Effectively using social media (primarily twitter, mailchimp) to reach new audiences and engage our current members. Summarize and provide commentary on current community activity through maintaining twitter schedule and producing regular email digest.
  • Representing WILDLABS to the broader conservation and tech community at virtual and in person events, as required.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Interest in virtual communities and advancing conservation technology.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • A minimum of two years relevant experience, preferably with science communication or journalism.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong writing skills are a necessity. Capacity to developing engaging visual content is highly desirable.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Initiative, ability to prioritize and complete work on time.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), familiarity with Drupal, Github, and standard social media platforms (twitter).

Location:

Washington, DC

Compensation:

Paid

How to apply

Please submit a resume & cover letter through the WWF Careers page.

* Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns

As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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