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One World Conservation (OWC), an international 501(c)3 nonprofit organization focused on the conservation of exotic and endangered species, is looking for a public relations intern to join the PR Department. The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting and supporting the PR Department with a variety of day-to-day responsibilities, such as, managing media lists, drafting press releases, targeting media outreach, and other PR initiatives. This will be an unpaid internship for the length of the semester, but school credit is available.

Responsibilities:

  • Building and maintaining media lists
  • Research relevant events and reach out to coordinators to schedule
  • Drafting and editing copy for press releases, newsletters, and other media materials
  • Securing online and print coverage through targeted media outreach
  • Reviewing incoming Google Alerts
  • Tracking all press covering, clipping press hits, and creating monthly press hit reports
  • Researching industry trends and staying up-to-date on current events
  • Contributing toward strategic positioning and messaging documents
  • Perform related duties as required

Requirements:

  • Pursuing a degree in communications or a related field
  • Passion for the PR industry and its best practices
  • Exceptional communication skills (oral and written)
  • A passion for conservation and animals

EMAIL INFO@ONEWORLDC.ORG WITH YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.

About One World Conservation:

OWCs (www.oneworldconservation.org) roots began in Zimbabwe, Africa, with the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force. The African organization, founded in 2001, opened its U.S. Operations in 2008, based out of Austin, Texas, as an education and awareness conservation program, but it was inevitable that the U.S. branch of the organization, more focused on captive wildlife issues regarding endangered and exotic species, had to branch off from its Zimbabwean ties in order to focus on more global issues facing, not only Zimbabwean wildlife, but also the wildlife of the world.

Since its establishment in 2010, OWC has garnered a large online presence and grown beyond the reach of Texas to take on campaigns across the United States, as well as other countries. OWC has been mentioned in the New York Times, the Associated Press, the Washington Post, among various other news outlets and is currently working toward NGO status at its branch in Kenya to begin conservation work on the ground.