Communications Intern

Position Title: Communications Intern 
Department: Communications
Direct Report: Public Events & Engagement Manager

I. Position Summary

World Monuments Fund (WMF) is the leading independent organization devoted to safeguarding the world’s most treasured places to enrich people’s lives and build mutual understanding across cultures and communities. The organization is headquartered in New York City with offices and affiliates in Cambodia, India, Peru, Portugal, Spain, France, and the UK. Since 1965, our global team of experts has preserved the world's diverse cultural heritage using the highest international standards at more than 700 sites in 112 countries. Partnering with local communities, funders, and governments, WMF draws on heritage to address some of today’s most pressing challenges: climate change, underrepresentation, imbalanced tourism, and post-crisis recovery. With a commitment to the people who bring places to life, WMF embraces the potential of the past to create a more resilient and inclusive society.

WMF seeks a qualified student for the role of Communications Intern to support the organization's mission by assisting in the production and publication of the organization’s digital content, public events, webinars, and more. This is an in-person position, 16-24 hours per week.

II. Responsibilities 

  • Develop creative digital and social media content
  • Post, monitor, and report on digital platforms, including social media and website
  • Prepare written materials, including press materials, blogs, email communications, petitions, messaging documents, and factsheets
  • Conduct research for various communications projects
  • Update the organization’s website
  • Assist with both in-person and online events, including coordination, promotion, production, and reporting
  • Field email inquiries from the website contact form

III. Qualifications

  • Student majoring in communications, journalism, historic preservation, international relations, public relations, marketing or related field preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural heritage, historic preservation, and/or architecture
  • Demonstrated interest in the communications field
  • Previous experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and interest in news and journalism and marketing/communications preferred
  • Ability to multitask and work well collectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent multitasking capabilities and attention to detail
  • Strong writing and digital design skills
  • Tech-savvy, with experience in social media, web editing, and/or press strategy preferred

IV. EEO Statement

The World Monuments Fund provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, genetics, creed, national origin, age, disability, marital and/or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. The World Monuments Fund is a NY State at-will employer. In addition to federal law requirements, World Monuments Fund also complies with all other applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and or operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

V. Compensation 

Pay rate $17 per hour.

VI. Application Procedure

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply ASAP.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to
Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted.
No Phone Calls.