The Nature Conservancy Marketing Intern in United States


Seattle, Washington WA201


The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact for people and nature around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, major US cities and in your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit to learn more.

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.


The Marketing Intern will participate actively in telling the stories of work being done in Washington and around the world to protect and restore natural resources for people and nature. The internship will focus on social and digital media with the opportunity to experience all aspects of marketing including directly leading at least one project. This is a short-term, 6-month position.


The Marketing Intern will work collaboratively with other team members on the following essential functions:

  • Writing, editing, locating photos, creating posts for blog and social media.
  • Helping conceive and execute marketing campaigns.
  • Assisting in ensuring campaigns reach target audiences including diverse communities and help with metrics tracking and reporting to demonstrate campaigns’ successes.
  • Assisting in all aspects of storytelling while learning marketing functions.


  • With direction from digital media manager to act in support of social and digital media output.

  • With direction from other marketing leaders to learn their functions (marketing campaigns, earned media, etc.) while supporting the team.

  • Lead and shape one or more campaigns, with direction from marketing director and others.

  • Participate in brainstorming and planning marketing initiatives.

  • Support execution of initiatives through content creation (writing, editing, photo selection, video shooting or editing) and Conceive and execute innovative outreach to diverse communities.


In your resume and cover letter, please address how you meet the following minimum qualifications and preferred knowledge, skills and experience:

  • College junior or senior, or college graduate

  • Experience managing a digital or social media channel (could be school, social or club channel. Does not have to be professional)

  • Applicants will be required to submit a writing sample which may be social media postings, web content or non-fiction writing.


  • Blog or website development — HTML, CSS, Javascript (optional)

  • Video and photo shooting and/or editing — Photoshop and Final Cut Pro working knowledge

  • Up to date on digital and social trends and best practices


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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of *The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.*

Job Title: Marketing Intern

Location: Washington

Job ID: 45436

Regular/Temporary: Regular