The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

on Monday, January 23, 2012 |
Department: Mayor’s Office of Sustainability
Title: Communications Intern
Type: Part-time, temporary
2-3 days per week, January through May 2012
Stipend may be available

To advance the goals of Greenworks Philadelphia, the city’s comprehensive sustainability plan, the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability (MOS) seeks a communications intern. The intern will report to the Policy and Outreach Manager and work to communicate progress on all program areas within MOS.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop content for existing outreach tools including an e-newsletter, Facebook page, and Twitter account 
  • Follow local, national, and international sustainability news and prepare weekly briefings for MOS and other Mayor’s Office staff members 
  • Assist with drafting 2012 Greenworks Progress Report 
  • Prepare pitches for stories in traditional and new media outlets 
  • Draft presentations 
  • Assist with event planning and execution
Training and Experience:
  • Undergraduate degree in relevant field 
  • Prior communications experience 
  • Strong computer proficiency with a thorough knowledge of HTML and social media 
  • The following qualifications are desirable but not required: Graphic design and GIS skills
NOTE: Applicants for this position should plan to use their own computer equipment.