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Bayou Preservation Association seeks Environmental Communications and Marketing Intern

ORGANIZATION: Bayou Preservation Association, Inc.
REPORTS TO: Outreach and Engagement Manager
START & END DATE: June 1– Aug. 31
LOCATION: Houston, Texas

To celebrate, protect and restore the natural richness of all our bayous and streams.

Our Vision is a network of healthy bayous, streams, and watersheds.

The Bayou Preservation Association focuses on four key programs to accomplish its mission: bayou appreciation, bayou citizen science, clean bayous, and stream corridor restoration. Cross-cutting projects and initiatives – those that address the goals of more than one program – also continue, such as the annual Symposium, public policy review and response, and communications tools. It increases understanding of area bayous and creeks and their watersheds by providing educational programs, opportunities, activities, and events to engage all the region’s demographics. Bayou Preservation Association also strives to expand stewardship and stewardship opportunities to improve the health of our watersheds, creeks, and bayous. The Bayou Preservation Association’s values include science-based policies and actions, collaboration, community, and professional communications.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team shaping a long-standing environmental organization as it moves into an exciting new phase. This position will serve a critical role in supporting the outreach and community engagement aspects of the Bayou Preservation Association’s programs. This is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic person who loves interacting with the public and loves Houston’s waterways, and wants to participate in creating a dynamic organization for all bayou city residents.

The Support Staff will assist with all aspects of promoting the Association, including audience development, media research, social media marketing, digital advertising, event planning, media tracking, data reporting, and specific administrative tasks. The ideal candidate is creative, energetic, detail-oriented, passionate about our waterway, and eager to gain real-world experience working in marketing and public engagement at one of Houston’s longest-running conservation organizations. Applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week. A hybrid schedule is available.


Audience development
Media research
Social media marketing
Digital advertising
Event planning
Media tracking
Non-profit public engagement and community relations.
Engagement reporting and analysis


Experience with professional social media campaigns, press releases, and/or online marketing.
Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
Ability to multitask and produce high-quality work by a deadline
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, a plus
Interest in preservation, conservation, NGOs, parks, or waterways, a plus
Passion for waterways and love of nature.

Starting Rate: $17.50 per hour.
This will be a temporary part-time, non-exempt position, 15 hours per week, with work conducted during regular business hours Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm. The position has the potential to grow into a full-time, exempt position.

Application Procedure:
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to info@bayoupreservation.org.

Please reference the position title in the subject line of the email. We will contact those candidates who most closely match our requirements.

Thank you for your interest.

The Bayou Preservation Association is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to ensure fair and equal treatment of its employees and constituents regardless of differences based on an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristic.

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