Communications Internship

Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse promotes resource conservation, creativity, and community engagement through material reuse. Having recently drafted a Style Guide outlining the basics of how we represent who we are and what we do, we are seeking a summer intern to help recreate our promotional materials. The Communications Intern would work collaboratively with the Executive Director, Executive Assistant, Shop Manager, and Assistant Shop Manager.

Learning Opportunity

  • Demonstrate your talent for design and build your portfolio
  • Exercise your creativity while impacting a growing organization
  • Learn about nonprofit operations
  • Collaborate with a playful, creative, hard-working team
  • Develop your skills and gain experience

Responsibilities

  • Design and redesign brochures, signs, and other print material
  • Contribute to the writing and preparation of monthly email newsletter
  • May be asked to use WordPress to edit and update website
  • Make recommendations for marketing strategy
  • Assist with keeping communal areas tidy (kitchen, bathrooms, warehouse, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Interest in nonprofit communications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literate and proficient with  Adobe Creative Suite
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to bring own laptop and design software required
  • Initiative and follow-through skills
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm
  • Passion for the environment, art, education, and community engagement
  • Comfortable asking questions when they arise
  • Willingness to learn

To apply:

Please complete this brief Application Form, then email your resume and cover letter to Ashley Andrews at info@pccr.org. Tell us why you’d like to work with us, and how your particular skills, experience, and interests fit with our mission. Please also discuss which internship you are applying for and why. If you are interested in more than one internship, please explain your interest in each. Please use the following subject line: Internship Application – [your name]. Applications for internships are accepted throughout the year.