Community Engagement and Outreach Intern

Job Information

  • Location: Hybrid (Raleigh, NC)
  • Close Date: 06/22/2024
  • Hiring Organization: NCLCVF
  • Contact Name: Meech Carter
  • Contact Email: meech@nclcv.org
  • Job Website

Description

North Carolina League of Conservation Voters Foundation (NCLCVF) is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented intern to join the IRA Coordinating Group coalition. The Content Management and Outreach Intern will play a vital role in managing and enhancing the content on the coalition’s website (https://energyfundsforall.org) and assisting in the planning and execution of outreach and education events. The intern will specifically be targeting local governments, tribal governments, and communities of color for in-person events. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in non-profit work, digital content management, and community engagement.

Responsibilities

1. Website Content Management:

  • Assist in updating and maintaining the website’s content, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Create and upload new content, including information for small business tax credits, rebates, and loan programs.
  • Optimize website content for search engine optimization (SEO) to increase visibility and engagement.
  • Upload testimonials from users who have successfully accessed IRA funding through the website.

2. Outreach and Event Planning:

  • Spearhead the planning and coordination of outreach and educational events for the toolkit website.
  • Assist in developing event materials, such as flyers, presentations, and handouts.
  • Help manage event logistics, including scheduling, registration, and communication with participants.
  • Work within the coalition and with the Director of Communications as NCLCVF to promote events through various channels, including social media, email newsletters, and in communities.

3. Administrative Support:

  • Provide administrative support as needed, including data entry, managing email correspondence, and maintaining records.
  • Actively engage in coalition meetings to ensure comprehensive website content and usage.

Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing or recently completed a degree in Environmental Studies, Communications, Marketing, Non-Profit Management, or a related field. Qualified individuals without a degree are also welcome to apply.
  • Familiarity with community work in North Carolina.
  • Strong writing and editing skills with attention to detail.
  • Experience with website content management systems (CMS), preferably WordPress.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Passion for non-profit work and community engagement

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with event planning and coordination.
  • Strong interest in environmental work is highly preferred. Experience with the Inflation Reduction Act, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, or environmental policy generally is also helpful.
  • Basic graphic design skills using tools such as Canva or Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Knowledge of email marketing platforms like Mailchimp.

Salary/Benefits

Duration and Compensation:

This is a part-time internship with a flexible weekly schedule (up to 10 hours per week). Compensation will be a total of $4000 paid over the duration of work. This position will be hired as an independent contractor.

The duration of the internship is 3-6 months, with the possibility of extension based on organizational needs and funding.

Application Instructions

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@nclcv.org and cc Meech Carter at meech@nclcv.org. Please include “Content Management and Outreach Intern Application” in the subject line.

Application Deadline:

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

NCLCVF is an equal opportunity employer committed to a racially just, equitable, and inclusive workplace.

About NCLCVF

North Carolina League of Conservation Voters Foundation (NCLCVF) connects and engages people to protect our natural environment and promote the well-being of our communities.

When you stand up for the environment, you’re protecting more than beautiful beaches or a great hiking trail — you’re creating healthy change right in your community. Protecting the environment can actually lower power bills, create jobs, and improve family’s health and quality of life.

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