Green Power Marketing & Communications Intern – People’s Power and Light – Providence, RI

People’s Power & Light (PP&L) is a non-profit organization that has been working for 13 years to make energy more affordable and environmentally sustainable. We aim to help consumers and policymakers find cost-effective ways to reduce carbon emissions 80% by 2050.

Our green electricity program provides over 7000 members with energy from local renewable sources. Green Power Marketing & Communications Intern is instrumental to help grow membership. We’re looking for a good communicator, interested in marketing, who feels passionately about clean energy.

Specific Responsibilities include:  Planning and managing PP&L’s presence at local events;  Working on a team to design new strategies to promote our green electricity programs;  Providing customer service to members, and general program support tasks;  Maintaining a robust presence for the organization on social media platforms;

Desired Skills:  Familiarity with renewable energy and its positive impact, with a desire to learn more.  Excellent written & verbal communication skills, in-person, on the phone, and in a team setting.  Good organizational skills, attention to detail, and professional demeanor.  Experience in organizing, marketing, customer service, event planning, and/or sales.  Experience with social media outreach a plus.  Knowledge of basic video editing software a plus.

Benefits:  A chance to use your skills for a tangible project in the renewable energy sector.  Exposure to the nitty-gritty of the green power market.  An opportunity to gain knowledge, experience, and relationships in the non-profit sector through a well-known and well-respected organization with roots in the community.

Other Details: It’s a paid internship. This intern will be expected to commit to a work schedule of at least 30 hours/week. The internship will last at least 8 weeks, beginning date is TBD. The intern will work from our office in Providence, and will be expected to travel and occasionally work at night and on weekends.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. You must have permanent residency in Rhode Island, or be attending a RI college or university. Your graduation year must be 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, or 2018. Apply as soon as possible. Please email cover letter and resume to with subject line “Marketing Intern.” Address why you are interested and what skills you would bring. Please no phone calls.