Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Internship

Blue Frontier Campaign


Minimum of 16 hours a week, August - October
Salary:  Unpaid
Application Information:  BFInternship.pdf

Blue Frontier Campaign is a small, marine conservation nonprofit based in Washington, D.C.  We work to promote unity within the solution-oriented marine conservation community. We seek to further our successful track record of strengthening and expanding the ocean constituency with our work on Blue Movement Directory, promotion of our 50 Ways to Save the Ocean book and continued work on implementing a national ocean policy. We are looking for intern(s) to help us keep turning the tide.

Description -- Blue Frontier Campaign is looking for intern(s) who can commit to a minimum of 16 hours of work per week. The person(s) in this position will be helping us with outreach, conference, as well as administrative and fundraising efforts. The intern(s) reports directly to the Executive Director and Outreach Coordinator. The intern(s) may be asked to work on any of the following aspects of the organization, including:
  • Assisting in fundraising activities;
  • Outreach;
  • Helping organize and plan for the 2017 Blue Vision Summit;
  • Drafting correspondence;
  • Creating content for the Blue Frontier website;
  • Conducting research and attending meetings;
  • Updating our online Blue Movement Directory;
  • Other work, as required.
The internship can be tailored to match the skills and interests of the intern.

Essential skills are: professional manner, positive, can-do attitude, attention to detail, strong written and verbal skills, excellent telephone skills, proficiency with Mac computers and Microsoft Office. Our ideal candidate is a proactive self-starter who can take on projects with minimal supervision, meets deadlines, and is very organized. Fundraising, wordpress/web design, imagine and video editing, or print design and clerical experience a plus.

This position is ideal for someone with an interest in marine conservation or environmental issues who is interested in working in the nonprofit sector.  This internship is unpaid. A small stipend is available based on need.

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to info@bluefront.org and include “BFC Intern – ” and your last name in the subject line. Please also include your availability.

Interns are accepted on a rolling basis.  You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.   Blue Frontier Campaign values diversity in the ocean and in its staff. Persons of all backgrounds and persuasions are encouraged to apply.