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 Media & Marketing Internship, The Nature Conservanc, New York City 

Submitted by Carlo Becker on Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:38

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 35 countries and all 50 United States. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.

The Nature Conservancy provides professional development opportunities. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond. The 8-week internship lasts from June 1, 2015, through July 24, 2015.


Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Building of contact lists, updating and tracking of media lists and metrics, researching contacts
  • Drafting press releases and pitch letters, pitching media outlets, and creating content and other written materials for media events
  • Assisting with various photo and video shoots as needed
  • Assisting with the production of print and broadcast pieces, which includes helping draft segments and talking points
  • Working on a variety of writing/editing, production and research, in addition to providing administrative support
  • Researching content ideas for nature.org/newyork, and in some cases create content from scratch


  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and deadlines
  • Some knowledge of the media, journalism, marketing techniques, social networking
  • Ability to act independently on assigned tasks and projects
  • Ability to write, edit, proofread written materials, to be creative
  • Some knowledge of Spanish is preferred, but not required
  • Personal passion for preserving and protecting the natural world
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with internal and external contacts of all levels
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to gracefully manage deadlines
  • LEAF Alum preferred


For more information on The Nature Conservancy, please visit nature.org. For further requirements, or to apply, please check out the offer on internships.com.

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