Marketing and Communications Intern


Assist with developing and implementing communications strategy for the largest and longest-running environmental film festival in the U.S.

The Public Relations Director of the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, the largest and longest-running environmental film festival in the U.S., seeks an intern for Spring 2017 to assist with the development and implementation of our communications strategy for the 25th Anniversary Festival. The Festival will take place from March 14-26, 2017 with year-round screenings also scheduled prior to the Festival window.

The internship is unpaid, and students receiving course credit are welcome. The Spring internship runs from January through April/May. Hours are flexible.


Duties include:

  • Researching new media and press contacts for the Festival
  • Updating media lists for TV, radio, print and online targeted outreach
  • Evaluating the reach of a variety of media
  • Writing short descriptions for films that will be shown in the 2017 Festival
  • Assisting with the promotion of the 25th anniversary Festival and its films by preparing press materials and pitches, posting information online, email marketing and other outreach



  • Journalism or communications/marketing studies or background
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Accuracy in attention to detail
  • Demonstrated interest in film and the environment


To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Helen Strong, by Jan. 20, 2017.