Communications Intern is needed to work Remotely , Arlington, United States($16.20 per hour)

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Communications Intern, Remote, Arlington, United States
Organization: Management Systems International (MSI)
Country: United States
Field location: Arlington
Office: MSI in Arlington

Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at

**Please note: U.S. work authorization is required for this position.**

Position Summary:

MSI has a dynamic Strategic Communications team that is hiring an intern to provide support on a variety of different communications activities and products. Internships require a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week with a flexible schedule and is presently remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a paid position.


 Assist with content management system (CMS) transition, content updates, and maintenance of MSI’s website, under the supervision of the Strategic Communications team.
 Write digital content and design basic graphics for MSI’s website and digital platforms.

 Post social media and track analytics across MSI’s social media channels such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

 Draft project write-ups that highlight key milestones and successes.
 Provide support for project launches and closeouts.
 Complete special projects as assigned by the Strategic Communications team.
 Conduct research related to special projects and proposals.

 Pursuing a degree in international relations, journalism, or communications strongly preferred. 
 Experience with major social media platforms, including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube strongly preferred.
 Experience with graphic design in Canva or a similar program strongly preferred.
 Experience with CMS tools such as Drupal and WordPress and basic website management and content development preferred.
 Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and the ability to learn new software programs quickly, strong background in Microsoft Excel preferred.
 Professional demeanor and diplomatic communication skills, especially via email and by phone.
 Attention to detail and ability to prioritize within a multi-tasking environment.
 Strong writing/editing and organizational skills.
 Ability to work on deadlines and in a fast-paced environment.
 Ability to work minimum 20 hours per week required.
 Fluency in English, both written and verbal, required.
At MSI Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. MSI Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.

MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.

We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.

Pay Transparency Statement:

The compensation for our internship program is $16.20 per hour.

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable ac commodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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