Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy

185 Kneeland Street2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02111
www.rosekennedygreenway.org
info@rosekennedygreenway.org

Date Posted:
January 10, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Public Relations/Marketing

Type:
Intern

Communications Intern

Description:

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy is seeking a highly motivated individual for a paid Communications internship position. This is an opportunity to join a young, dynamic organization and work to improve a premier public space in the heart of Boston.


The Communications intern will help the Conservancy connect with the diverse audience of visitors that gather, play, unwind, and explore The Greenway. The intern will promote Greenway offerings and build support for the Conservancy through creation and distribution of written and visual content, maintaining brand consistency throughout scope of work. Independent projects may vary based on interests and experience of candidates.


This is a full-time, non-permanent intern position from approximately mid-May to the end of August. The work schedule is typically Monday through Friday, though may include some weekends and evenings scheduled with notice.


Responsibilities

Digital Marketing

  • Generate compelling and timely content for blog, website, social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn), and weekly e-newsletter.

  • Pre-schedule recurring content on owned social media and assist in keeping website updated and responsive.

  • Disseminate Conservancy initiatives across online platforms and calendars.

  • Draft press releases, media advisories, and content to announce Conservancy initiatives and events.

  • Research and pursue increased brand awareness across Conservancy and Greenway platforms and initiatives.


Visitor Outreach

  • Support the Volunteer Coordinator, Programs, and Development staff in outreach efforts.

  • Provide on-site photography and live event coverage support for Greenway, volunteer, and third-party events.

  • Research and pursue increased community engagement/park visitation to diverse audiences

  • Opportunity to attend community meetings/government hearings.


Administrative

  • Provide assistance with organization and growth of contact lists (media/government/community groups/etc.)

  • Provide assistance with digital asset management by maintaining Conservancy photo library, signage templates, etc.

Qualifications:

Skills and qualifications

  • Entry level position for a person 18 years or older.

  • Demonstrated experience and skill with

    • Written communications and social media;

    • Cross-cultural sensitivity;

    • Multitasking and attention to detail;

    • Creative problem-solving.

  • Preferred

    • Existing knowledge of Boston/Commonwealth neighborhoods;

    • Graphic design proficiency, including familiarity with Adobe Creative Suites programs (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, etc.);

    • Photography and/or video production skills;

    • Knowledge of The Greenway, open space issues, and/or non-profits.

How To Apply:

Logistics

  • This is a paid position with sick time benefits. We are looking for assistance between 20 and 40 hours/week.

  • The position duration is ~15 weeks, beginning in May 2018.

  • Hours are generally Monday through Friday, but occasional evening and weekend hours will be required (with advanced notice).

  • Work will generally take place indoors, though the position will require some time on The Greenway.

  • We will work with interns to receive college credit if interested.


Application Process:

  • Please email the following to jobs@rosekennedygreenway.org with “Communications Intern” in the subject line. Each file name should begin with applicant’s last name.

    • One-page cover letter including availability/ideal number of weekly hours

    • Resume

    • 3 References

    • Writing sample OR another relevant work sample

  • Applicants are encouraged to send materials soon. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.


About The Greenway and the Greenway Conservancy (www.rosekennedygreenway.org)

The Greenway is the contemporary public park in the heart of Boston. The Greenway welcomes millions of visitors annually to gather, play, unwind, and explore. The Greenway Conservancy is the non-profit responsible for the management and care of The Greenway. The majority of the public park’s annual budget is generously provided by private sources.


To learn more about The Greenway and the Conservancy, please visit ourwebsiteandblogand follow us onFacebookandTwitter.


The Greenway Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression (including transgender) or any other characteristic protected by law.


Apply by:
March 07, 2019
About this Organization:
The Greenway is the contemporary public park in the heart of Boston. The Greenway welcomes millions of visitors annually to gather, play, unwind, and explore. The Greenway Conservancy is the non-profit responsible for the management and care of The Greenway. The majority of the public park’s annual budget is generously provided by private sources.