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Company Name: ISLAND PRESS
Description: The Publicity Department seeks an intern to support the publicizing of Island Press books and authors, as well as assist with other projects being developed by the Marketing Department. The internship provides an understanding of each stage of a book’s life and of book reviews and environmental media. Intern will: sharpen ability to translate complex information for a general audience by writing a variety of publicity materials and internal documents, including press releases, pitches, and reports of earned media coverage; develop skills and gain experience in interacting with media by researching and pitching contacts; learn a variety of technologies, including Drupal and databases including Meltwater and Cision by researching outlets and individuals as well as posting content; and develop an understanding of environmental issues, the publishing industry, and non-profit organizations through meetings, writing, and interactions. Candidate with strong writing skills and attention to detail required for this internship.
Length of Internship: Spring/Summer Semester - Start and end dates flexible
Requirements: Candidate with strong writing skills and attention to detail required for this internship.
Location: Washington, DC
Application Due Date: Open until filled.
Payment: Unpaid, volunteer position.
How To Apply For This Internship: Island Press is an equal employment opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a workplace as diverse as the environment it is committed to protecting. We encourage applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, political association, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

To apply send cover letter and resume to with a subject of "Spring/Summer 2018 Internship." No calls please.
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