Currently seeking a Strategic Communications Intern to work in the Morgantown office.

Position:  Strategic Communications Intern
Office location:  Morgantown, West Virginia (downtown)
Report to:  Director of Development and Communications
Hourly rate:  $10/hour (up to 20 hours per week)
Start date:  Monday, September 18, 2017
End date:  Friday, December 8, 2017 (12 weeks total but may be extended)
Deadline to apply:  Friday, September 1, 2017

Description:  The ideal candidate should be a junior or senior with a major in the School of Media (Advertising emphasis preferred).  The candidate should have an interest in communication, journalism, event planning, fundraising, and be an outdoor enthusiast.  Responsibilities will range widely and are likely to change as needs arise.  Duties may include:  assisting the Director of Development and Communications with coordinating and executing special events, as well as with daily duties such as writing, social media, graphic design (Adobe Photoshop experience required), public engagement, attending events, etc.; light clerical work, such as typing or filing; and any activities, including errands or office tasks that are related to helping the WV Land Trust operate more efficiently and effectively as it grows its profile and activities in West Virginia.  The candidate should bring a “no job too small” attitude to their work, and ability to approach assignments with creativity and problem-solving skills.  Position may include some night and weekend activities.

To apply:  Interested applicants should email their resume along with a cover letter explaining why they want to work for the WV Land Trust to, with the subject line “Internship Opportunity.”  No phone calls please.  (Deadline to apply:  Friday, September 1)

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