Editorial Intern

Department: Marketing and Communications

REPORTS TO: Communications Manager

FLSA STATUS: Internship

BACKGROUND

The National Constitution Center is the first and only nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to the most powerful vision of freedom ever expressed: the U.S. Constitution. The Center illuminates constitutional ideals and inspires active citizenship through a state-of-the-art museum experience, including hundreds of interactive exhibits, films and rare artifacts; must-see feature exhibitions; the internationally acclaimed, 360-degree theatrical production Freedom Rising; and the iconic Signers' Hall, where visitors can sign the Constitution alongside 42 life-size, bronze statues of the Founding Fathers.  As America's forum for constitutional dialogue, the Center engages diverse, distinguished leaders of government, public policy, journalism and scholarship in timely public discussions and debates.  The Center also houses the Annenberg Center for Education and Outreach, the national hub for constitutional education, which offers cutting-edge civic learning resources both onsite and online.

POSITION SUMMARY

Working closely with Communications Manager, write and copy edit a wide variety of materials across departments, including but not limited to brochures, invitations, guides, postcards, e-newsletters, e-blasts, marketing/advertising collateral copy, website copy, and blog posts

RESPONSIBILITIES

Working closely with Communications Manager, write and copy edit a wide variety of materials across departments, including but not limited to brochures, invitations, guides, postcards, e-newsletters, e-blasts, marketing/advertising collateral copy, website copy, and blog posts

Maintain consistency in branding and messaging across all communications materials and platforms

Manage multiple tasks and keep tight deadlines
Conduct research as needed to complete assigned projects

Maintain and update computer files of all completed writing projects

Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

College junior, senior, graduate student or graduate with excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills

 Working knowledge of American history preferred

 Experience using AP style

 Familiarity with Microsoft Office

 Must be available at least two full days per week