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Join EMBARQ as an intern writer and blogger for TheCityFix and EMBARQ news. Photo by EMBARQ.

Join EMBARQ as an intern writer and blogger for TheCityFix and EMBARQ.org news. Photo by EMBARQ.

Dear readers,

Think you have what it takes to be a full-time intern blogger for TheCityFix? Apply to be our intern Writer and Blogger!

If you can’t commit to a paid position in our Washington, D.C. office, please consider being a volunteer contributor.

From EMBARQ.org:

Overview

We are seeking a creative professional to assist our Communications and Marketing Manager in generating content for our TheCityFix.com blog and EMBARQ.org news. This internship is ideal for anyone pursuing a degree in communications, marketing, public relations, environmental science, English, liberal arts, or related studies. You will get real-world experience in a fast-paced environment. Internships may vary in length depending on your schedule, interest, and abilities.

Applications accepted online only at: www.wri.org/careers. No phone calls please.

Responsibilities

70% Write, edit, and publish online

15% Research news stories, blogs, on new initiatives and trends, interact with and assist EMBARQ experts in promoting their work

5% Social media engagement

5% Email marketing

5% Organize content on websites, databases, social media

Qualifications

College student, or recent graduate, pursuing a degree in communications, marketing, public relations, environmental science, English, liberal arts, or related studies.

Preference given to candidates with interest in sustainability marketing and communications.

Core Competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Expert knowledge of MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Taste for design, graphic design, and beauty in simplicity
  • Extremely well organized
  • Research ability

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with Drupal 7 and WordPress
  • Knowledge of photo cropping/editing software
  • Experience in developing marketing materials, working with videos, podcasting, blogs, web
  • content management, graphics and email systems
  • Basic HTML experience

Salary: Commensurate with education, experience and position responsibilities.

Reports to: This position is based in the Washington, DC office of the EMBARQ Network and reports to EMBARQ’s Communications and Marketing Manager.

Interacts Internally with:

  • Communications and Marketing Team
  • EMBARQ staff in DC and around the world
  • External Relations team at the World Resources Institute

Interacts Externally with:

  • Social media community
  • Web developer

Applications accepted online only at: www.wri.org/careers. No phone calls please.

More about EMBARQ

EMBARQ is a program of the World Resources Institute. EMBARQ’s mission is to catalyze and help implement sustainable transport solutions to improve quality of life in cities. Since 2002, the EMBARQ network has expanded to Mexico, Brazil, China, India, Turkey and the Andean Region. EMBARQ has global practice areas which provide thought leadership and strategies around integrated transport, urban development, health and road safety, and research. The centers in each country collaborate with local authorities to reduce pollution, improve public health, and create safe, accessible and attractive urban public spaces. The network employs more than 120 experts in fields ranging from architecture to air quality management; geography to journalism; and sociology to civil and transport engineering.

About the World Resources Institute (WRI)

WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. Established in 1982, WRI has grown to be respected globally by policymakers, NGOs, and corporate leaders alike because of the rigorous quality, balance, and independence of its work as a global environmental think tank that goes beyond research to put ideas into action. We operate globally because today’s problems have no boundaries. We are avid communicators because people everywhere are inspired by ideas, empowered by knowledge, and moved to change by greater understanding.

The entire WRI team, including employees, interns and fellows, see the results of their hard work and have the satisfaction of making a significant difference in the world.

Applications accepted online only at: www.wri.org/careers. No phone calls please.

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