Communications Intern

  • Washington, DC
  • Intern

Company Description

The American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) is a nonprofit membership organization providing education, awareness, advocacy and communications to build capacity and knowledge of environmental LCA. ACLCA membership consists of industry, academia, government, consulting, and NGOs.

Job Description

Responsibilities:
• Update and maintain ACLCA’s social media presence, including scheduling Facebook updates
• Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly eNewsletter
• Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories
• Designing flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for major events hosted by ACLCA
• Update the ACLCA website when needed
• Reach out to the organizations, general public and sponsors with the message about ACLCA's mission
• Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications

Qualifications

Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
• Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English,
Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations)
• Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus
• Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel). Proficiency in Adobe
• An effective communicator, both written and oral
• Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts
• Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
• Enthusiasm for the mission of ACLCA 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.