The Conservation Fund is seeking an intern to support documenting and cataloguing the collective triple-bottom line impacts of our Parks with Purpose (PWP) projects in Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Durham and Raleigh, NC. We are seeking a bank of stories, quotes, and images to be used to highlight and share our project successes through a variety of outlets, such as marketing tools, one-pagers, blog posts, web and social media content, videos, etc. This is a paid 10-week internship based in Atlanta, Georgia. Primary Responsibilities: This position will be tasked with interviewing a select group of PWP community led organizations and members, documenting how the projects have benefitted residents and communities in the identified cities. The intern will work closely with team members to develop the interview format, draft interview questions and create templates for saving, storing and sharing data. Will participate in PWP communication and storytelling efforts gaining experience working with a professional team to implement marketing strategies for a variety of audiences and partners. The portfolio of work done during this program will be an excellent resource for the student to utilize while pursuing full-time roles. Travel may be required. Desired Background and Personal Attributes: The ideal candidate will have a background in journalism, mass communications, English, relationship development and/or project management skills. Must have strong oral and written communication skills. Strong research skills and a high degree of cultural competency to work with a variety of people with diverse backgrounds is needed. The ability to package information gathered into a user-friendly, easily comprehensible package is needed. Knowledge of parks and greenways or other types of natural, restored or managed land or water areas is a plus. Computer skills and the ability to do online and library research is essential. Efficiency with Office Suite including Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint is a must. Proficiency with Publisher, Photoshop, InDesign, or other graphics program is a plus.
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