08-21-2017

Amazon Watch is offering several internship positions in California

 Are you interested in working for indigenous rights and rainforest protection? Apply for an intership in California with Amazon Watch

 

Organization: Amazon Watch is a nonprofit advocacy organization with offices in Oakland, CA and Washington, DC supporting communities threatened by shortsighted natural resources exploitation projects in the Amazon Basin. Amazon Watch works with indigenous and environmental movements to defend the forest and advance indigenous peoples' rights in the face of large-scale industrial development-oil & gas pipelines, power lines, roads, and other mega-projects.

 

Duty station: Oakland, CA

 

Open to: All interested who meet the criteria

 

Timeframe: Internships require a three-month minimum commitment and a minimum of two days per week.

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Job description: 

Internship position 1: Database Intern

As an intern, you will:

-Work with dedicated and connected environmental activists

-Learn about the history and issues relating to environmental and human rights threats currently affecting communities in the Amazon basin

-Attend various online webinars for development, administration, event support

-Strengthen critical thinking and analysis skills

 Duties:

-Assist Development Officer with Salesforce management

-Keep donor mailing list up to date

-Preparation of donor mailings and acknowledgement letters

-Donor Research

-Data management research

-Field General inquiries

 

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience with Salesforce CRM

-Interns must be comfortable using basic computer programs: Word, Excel, Google Drive, on Apple computers.

-The right candidates are enthusiastic, dependable, resourceful, detail-oriented, and exhibit great communication skills.

-Strong organizational, and independent time management skills

-Strong interest in the environment and human rights issues

-Spanish proficiency is preferred, but not required

 

Internship position 2: Development Intern

As an intern, you will:

-Work with dedicated and connected environmental activists

-Learn about the history and issues relating to environmental and human rights threats currently affecting communities in the Amazon basin

-Attend various online webinars for development, administration, event support

-Strengthen critical thinking and analysis skills

 

Preferred Qualifications:

-Interns must be comfortable using basic computer programs: Word, Excel, Google Drive, on Apple computers.

-The right candidates are enthusiastic, dependable, resourceful, detail-oriented, and exhibit great communication skills.

-Strong organizational, and independent time management skills

-Strong interest in the environment and human rights issues

-Spanish proficiency is preferred, but not required

Duties:

-In kind sponsorships for annual gala

-Tabling and community outreach

-Manage and keep organized inventory of event materials

-Database entry from events

-Support event planning and production

 

Internship position 3: PR & Communications Assistant

Duties:

-Assist with creating and managing a PR strategy

-Assist with strategic analysis and organization of social media contacts (specifically Twitter)

-Research, identify and manage a list of key social media accounts (i.e. journalists, government officials, etc.) to follow and connect via Twitter

-Research, curate, and draft a press list of key contacts and news media sources

-Research, familiarize and thoroughly understand Amazon Watch's main campaigns and relevant issues by reading previously created content and searching online content

-Critically analyze findings, use this understanding to update and fact check existing Wikipedia pages

-Fact check and cross verify information from sources online and identify content that is misrepresentative of the truth

-Communicate these findings, both in written and verbal form

-Write and edit factually correct content

-Organize photo and media archive

-Edit B-roll film footage

 

Preferred Qualifications:

-Active social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube,

Instagram, Pinterest (an active Twitter account is required)

-Extensive experience and understanding of Twitter

-Ability to think strategically about messaging and image management

-Keen analytical and critical thinking skills

-Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

-Strong organizational, and independent time management skills

-Self-motivated

-Strong interest in the environment and human rights issues

-College graduate with focus and experience in PR and strategic communications preferred

-Experience editing film is preferred, but not required

-Spanish proficiency is preferred, but not required

 

As an intern, you will:

-Work with dedicated and connected environmental activists

-Gain familiarity with and experience building a PR and communications strategy for an international NGO

-Experience organizing social media contacts and communications (particularly related to Twitter)

-Experience organizing information, researching, and corresponding with key contacts or journalists

-Learn about the history and issues relating to environmental and human

rights threats currently affecting communities in the Amazon basin

-Strengthen critical thinking and analysis skills

-Gain experience organizing information and fact checking

 

Additional info:

-The work will take place during regular business hours in the office in downtown Oakland, CA.

-This is an unpaid internship

-Interns are expected to commit to 20 to 40 hours per week for 3 to 5 months



Wage: Some scholarship are avalable for Amaxzon Watch inters, the main are:

Intern Service Award – Amount: $1,000. Deadline: Dec. 31st annually. Open to all interns at non-profit organizations. Apply to Asia Times.

Women’s Leadership Scholarship – Amount: $1,000. Deadline: March 31st annually. Offered to high-achieving women, working as an intern in a non-profit. Apply to AirSafe Research.

EU International Intern Scholarship – Amount: $1,000. Deadline: Dec. 31st annually. Open to U.S. and international students, working as interns at a non-profit. Apply to EU Business.

Minority College Scholarship – Amount: $1,000. Deadline: March 15th annually. Available to minority students with GPA above 3.0, interning at a non-profit organization. Apply to PakTribune.

 

Application process: Please send your cover letter, resume, links to your social media accounts, and a writing sample to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Useful links: Job offer



The editorial staff of carriereinternazionali.com is not responsible for the reliability of the information contained in this article. If you want any further information concerning this vacancy, please contact the proposing organization.

 
Edited by Anja Herbez
Read 2127 times

Follow Us on

This site uses cookies, including third party cookies, only for some technical features of the services offered.
You can find more information about our cookie policy by clicking HERE.

By clicking "OK" you authorize and agree to the use of cookies.