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September 22, 2014

Alliance for Peacebuilding
Industry: Non-Profit
Experience: Not Specified
District of Columbia
Salary: Unpaid
Ad Expires:
December 22, 2013
Job ID: 1545715

The Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP) is seeking a part-time editorial and marketing intern to assist the development of AfP’s new online publication, Building Peace: A Forum for Peace and Security in the 21st Century ( The internship will begin in early January and end in May. The editorial & marketing intern will be a vital member of the editorial team of Building Peace, helping to coordinate the editing and marketing processes associated with the production and circulation of the online magazine. The intern will have many opportunities to participate in the growth of a new and innovative publication while connecting with AfP’s network of partners both overseas and in Washington.
AfP is a membership-based network of more than seventy organizations and hundreds of professionals devoted to building sustainable peace and security worldwide. For more information, visit
The intern will support the Editor-in-Chief and AfP Program Director to develop features and articles with expert authors, engage with the publication’s Editorial Board and design team, and strategize for the promotion and distribution of the publication. A critical function of this position is coordination of various time-sensitive processes. The ideal candidate will have some marketing and communications experience as well as demonstrated ability to coordinate processes and meet deadlines.
The internship (15-20 hrs/wk) is unpaid. It will accommodate a flexible schedule and take place in Washington, DC. AfP is willing to work with the candidate’s higher education institution for course credit, if applicable.
At least three years completed college coursework; graduate students encouraged to apply ? Excellent writing skills and attention to detail ? Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines ? Experience with communications and marketing, including Search Engine Optimization ? Both independent and collaborative work ethic ? Positive attitude and an ability to engage with a wide variety of people ? Experience or familiarity with peacebuilding, conflict resolution, and/or international affairs a plus.
Application Process
Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample and a list of 3 references to:, ATTN: Roxanne Knapp, Program Associate. Cover Letter files should be labeled "Last, First - Cover Letter" and Resume files, "Last, First - Resume" (i.e. Smith, Jane – Resume).
Deadline to apply: ASAP. The position will be filled as soon as a well-qualified person is identified.

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