Western Resource Advocates (WRA) is seeking a part-time Multimedia, Design and Production, Intern to join our Marketing and Communications Team in the Summer of 2023. The Multimedia Intern will help WRA develop compelling video and graphic content for our social media, advocacy campaigns, and podcast production. This role will report to the Graphic Designer and work with WRA’s Digital Engagement Manager, Multimedia Storyteller, and MarComm and Development teams. Through this internship, there will be opportunities to learn and grow while working with other marketing and communications professionals, supporting climate action, learning about conservation policies from professionals, project management, and creating portfolio-worthy projects.
About Western Resource Advocates
WRA fights climate change and its impacts to sustain the environment, economy, and people of the West. We respect the different needs of diverse people and partner with them to develop a shared vision for progress—one that advances communities while protecting biodiversity.
Our team of policy experts, scientists, economists, and attorneys has a 30-year history of working where decisions are made, sweating the details, creating evidence-based solutions, and holding decisionmakers accountable. This on the ground work with policymakers and other advocates advances clean energy, protects air, land, water, and wildlife—and sustains the lives and livelihoods of the West.
This position can work remotely within our seven state region, from one of offices, or a hybrid of the two. WRA has offices in Boulder, CO; Carson City, NV; Denver, CO; Phoenix, AZ; Salt Lake City, UT; and Santa Fe, NM. WRA’s region includes Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming.
Responsibilities and Activities
- Brand: Work with Graphic Designer and staff to ensure all WRA marketing materials follow our brand standards and educate staff on using our brand.
- Digital: Create compelling, branded graphics and video for WRA’s social media and advocacy campaigns.
- Design: Help organize graphic assets and assist Graphic Designer in creating templates.
- Production: Develop cross platform content for and assist with the promotion of WRA’s podcast.
- Academic or professional experience with Adobe Suite.
- Basic proficiency in social media and graphic design.
- Organized and detail oriented.
- Strong interpersonal communication abilities.
- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
Additional Skills & Learning Opportunities
This section is made up of non-required skills that a candidate may come in with. Candidates who do not possess these skills yet should not be discouraged from applying.
- Experience of video production for social media.
- Experience in podcast production.
- Understanding of and passion for DEI principles.
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Interns are paid at $17.29 per hour. This is a part-time internship with an expectation to work up to 20-25 hours a week. WRA regularly works with students to help them obtain school credit for their internships. Since this is a temporary internship position, interns are not eligible for any benefits, including, but not limited to: vacation and sick leave; health, vision, and dental insurance; life, short-, and long-term disability insurance; and the 401(k) retirement plan. WRA is happy to loan interns a laptop for the duration of their internship.
The internship will take place during the summer of 2023. While the specific dates of this internship are flexible, the start date will be around Wednesday, June 21, 2023 and it will run through approximately Friday, August 18, 2023.
Deadline To Apply: Sunday, May 14, 2023
Diversity and inclusion are a critical component of our business strategy, mission and vision. We welcome candidates from an array of backgrounds and experiences to join our team. Learn more about our commitment here.
Western Resource Advocates is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or veteran status.
Apply To Be WRA’s Multimedia, Design and Production Intern!
Thank you for your interest in the Multimedia, Design and Production Internship with Western Resource Advocates. Complete the two forms below to apply for the position. You will need to upload the following in PDF format:
- Cover letter describing your relevant qualifications and the reason for your interest in WRA and this position;
- Resume; and