Avid Core is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Candidates from all backgrounds are welcome to apply for our open positions and to join our bench of talented professionals. People of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and people with disabilities are encouraged to join the Avid Core team. 

Do you view challenges as opportunities? Do you question the status quo and wonder how you can make a process better?  

We craft concepts that make people feel, buy-in, and take action. We’re always looking for people who share our commitment to equitable public outreach and a passion for the full strategic communications lifecycle. If you think you could be a good fit for our team, send us your resume and let us know why you’re the right fit: 

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Communications Specialist Intern – Spring 2022

Avid Core is looking for a part-time intern to assist with supporting communications and outreach efforts for our federal government, state agency, and non-profit clients. This is a paid, remote internship that runs from January 2022 through May 2022.

Candidates from all backgrounds are welcome to apply. People of color, members of the LGBTQ community, Veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to join the Avid Core team.

TO APPLY: Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to careers@avid-core.com 

Duties: 

  • Lead the execution of a communications project with supervision  
  • Assist with the development and implementation of communications strategies 
  • Manage logistics for in-person and virtual meetings, including detailed notetaking
  • Review correspondence and assist with draft responses 
  • Team with Avid Core staff and clients on developing informational materials such as blog posts, brochures, handouts 
  • Assist with the development and research of new business proposals 
  • Administrative tasks as assigned 
  • Coordinate a fun virtual Avid Core event

Qualifications 

  • Proficiency with the full Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, and SharePoint) required
  • Familiarity with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) desired
  • Experience with WordPress desired

Education 

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Either currently enrolled in a degree program or recent graduate, preferably in journalism, communications, or similar field of study 

We’re looking for someone who is: 

  • Self-driven, organized, and able to prioritize 
  • Proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities and willing to take on a wide variety of tasks 
  • Fun and energetic 
  • Able to work independently and as a team 
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Interested in learning about career options in the communications field 

Compensation: $15/hour 

COVID-19 Vaccination: All employees of Avid Core are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Location: This is a remote position. Candidates must have access to a computer, steady internet connection, and a phone.   

Accommodations: Avid Core is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, we ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact to careers@avid-core.com with the subject line “Accommodations – Spring 2022 Internship.”

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  We look forward to hearing from you! 

Avid Core is an award-winning small woman-owned business headquartered in Northern Virginia with employees throughout the Washington DC metro area.  We provide effective strategic communications, project management, public outreach, and innovative marketing strategies to government clients.