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Posted: 08/08/2009

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Communications Internship
Internship Opportunity
Washington, DC
Open Until
none given

Job Summary

The Communications Intern will be an integral member of the Communications team at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He/she will assist with high-profile programs, media relations, daily operations, and the monitoring, development and maintenance of online content in a fast-paced communications department.


" Assist with the development, repurposing and editing of content for the website;

" Manage online content for high-profile National Trust programs: Dozen Distinctive Destination, 11 Most Endangered Historic Places;

" Maintain current content for Communications office, including Preservation in the News Blog and press site;

" Build strategic media lists;

" Manage and edit digital assets;

" Administrative tasks as assigned.


" Current or recent undergraduate or graduate student; focus in communications, historic preservation, history or journalism desirable.

" Experience working in communications, marketing, or administration;

" Experience producing online content and user experiences;

" Experience creating and managing detailed projects, including drafting project plans, schedules, and reports.

" Excellent writing, editing, and research skills required;

" Extensive experience with computers, digital media and the Internet required;

" Strong word, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software skills required;

" Familiarity with content management systems, Photoshop and FTP preferred.

" Must be high-energy, task-driven and detail-oriented.

" Must have ability to work productively and independently.

" Must possess strong interpersonal skills.

" Must be highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

" Must be entrepreneurial and creative.

How to apply
Please include cover letter in the body of a message and email your resume as a Word, PDF or Text attachment to: 40352-CS-1105@nthp.hrmdirect.com

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