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Online Editorial Internship

Position Description:
The Solar Energy Industries Association is looking for skilled writer who is passionate about renewable energy and looking to refine his/her skills managing our Drupal website and creating online content.  This internship will be focused on writing for the web and managing online content.

Specific duties:
  • Work with the entire staff to optimize their content for the web
  • Design and write code for website content
  • Analyze website, social media and email properties to optimize our online presence
  • Optimize website pages for SEO

Successful applicants will have a background in journalism, online communications, or science and is a good writer. You should have some understanding of HTML and an interest in learning it. Familiarity or interest in Google Chart, javascript and/or jquery is a plus. It's helpful but not necessary for you to be familiar with solar energy technology, markets or policy. A positive attitude and an ability to work on a team is a must.
 

Compensation/Hours: A transportation stipend is available. Position is 30-40 hours a week, depending on the intern's preference.
 
This position reports to Susanna Murley, digital media manager.
 
To apply, send a resume, cover letter and an example of your work (article or paper, preferably written for a general audience) to smurley@seia.org. Please mention “Online Editorial Internship” in the subject line.
 
Organization Description:
SEIA is the national trade association of the solar energy industries, and was recently selected as one of the best non-profits to work for in Washington, D.C., by The NonProfit Times. We work with over 1,000 company members to make solar energy a mainstream and significant energy source by expanding markets, reducing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy. Representing one of the fastest growing industries in the world creates a dynamic and exciting work environment. SEIA has over 40 full-time staff and is expanding to meet the needs of the fast-growing solar industry.
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