Career Opportunities

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Thank you for your interest in protecting the Blue Ridge Parkway by pursuing a career with the Foundation.

COMMUNICATIONS INTERN Spring 2019

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is currently seeking a part-time Communications Intern in the Asheville office for the spring. The intern will work with the Communications Director to achieve the nonprofit’s communication goals.

Internship Overview:

  • The Communications Intern will work in the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation office at 322 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville, N.C.
  • Paid internship (stipend)
  • 10-15 hours per week

Major Duties:      

  • Write press releases, articles, blogs, social media posts, etc., for the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and the Blue Ridge Music Center (a program of the Foundation)
  • Update website and social media
  • Prepare submissions for event calendars
  • Research media contacts
  • Photograph Blue Ridge Parkway sites
  • Assist development team with donor outreach
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Qualifications:   

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion for the outdoors and the Blue Ridge Parkway a plus
  • Experience working with InDesign and Photoshop a plus
  • Basic video recording and editing skills a plus

How to Apply:

Email résumé, cover letter, and two writing samples to rlarkin@brpfoundation.org.

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You can also review our list of volunteer opportunities.