Social Media & Communications Intern

Sustain Dane

Help Sustain Dane promote sustainability in the Madison Region by joining our team as a Communications Intern! The Communications Intern will be responsible for promoting Sustain Dane campaigns and events, curating content on Sustain Dane’s social media platforms, contributing to our blog, maintaining website content, producing email marketing material, maintaining community relationships through promotional partnerships, and other projects as Intern’s interests and Sustain Dane’s needs align. The 2017-2018 Communications Intern will be specifically contribute to social media and communications campaigns for Sustain Dane's equity initiatives, including Step Up for Equity and more.

Skills & Characteristics of a Qualified Candidate

- Interest in and passion for Big 'S' Sustainability, including fostering equity and inclusion

- Strong written communication skills with ability to write in approachable, friendly styles

- Strong attention to detail; collaborative team member

- Strong understanding of social media best practices

- Basic to intermediate ability for basic graphic design (specifically on the Canva platform)

- Basic understanding of various web platforms and willingness to learn new platforms (including Mailchimp, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Eventbrite, and others)

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and a sample of your previous communications work (blog post, graphic design, news article, flyer, email blast, video, etc.) to


Deadline: Friday, September 8, 2017