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Vacancy: Digital Content Intern – USA Hub (Paid) – POSITION FILLED

Term: immediately – December 31, 2023

Job Type: ~10 hours/week

Are you passionate about content creation for digital platforms, sustainability, and making an impact? We’ve got the perfect opportunity for you! We are seeking an experienced and motivated person to assist with ideating and developing content for our digital platforms alongside our Global Communications Manager. You will play a key role in crafting engaging copy and short and long format videos & graphics for our website and social media channels. This position will assist with promoting cutting edge sustainability research from across our network, evergreen content from our website, and upcoming events to enhance the Future Earth brand.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the USA. This is a remote position based in the USA and is paid.
Application deadline is August 31, 2023.


  • Create visually appealing graphics, videos, and infographics in a variety of formats to capture the attention of our online audience & increase engagement across platforms.
  • Work collaboratively to edit video projects.
  • Collaborate with the Communications Manager to help plan a content calendar and maintain a consistent posting schedule.
  • Optimize videos and social media campaigns for SEO to drive traffic and track relevant analytics data to gauge the performance of each video/video series.
  • Monitor performance metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of different content strategies.


  • Proficiency with several social media platforms including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook & Instagram (we use Sprout Social to publish content).
  • Familiarity with social media analytics and insights to measure the effectiveness of campaigns.
  • Proficiency with graphic design, specifically using Canva.
  • Proficiency with video editing.
  • Ability to convey complex ideas concisely and compellingly.
  • Excellent communication skills and passion for storytelling.
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills to ensure error-free content.
  • A genuine interest in sustainability & climate research.

For more information, please contact Bridget Blake, Communications Lead, Future Earth USA Global Hub (

About our organization:

Future Earth is an international research program with a mission to accelerate transformations to global sustainability. A key part of Future Earth’s work occurs through our networks that generate research at the forefront of sustainability science and facilitate highly integrative sustainability research on key societal challenges.

The Secretariat for Future Earth encompasses 9 Global Hubs located in Canada, China, France, India, Japan, South Africa, Sweden, Taipei, and the United States. The Future Earth Secretariat provides coordination, facilitation and enabling services to Future Earth’s community. The Future Earth USA Hub functions primarily as a non-governmental, non-profit organization in collaboration with the Institute for a Sustainable Earth (ISE) at George Mason University (GMU). It supports and co-leads the Research & Innovation, Finance & Operations, Communications, and Network Capacity Building activities of the global secretariat.

At Future Earth, you will be part of a dynamic global team of dedicated professionals working with some of the world leading researchers and practitioners in sustainability. Future Earth looks for collaborative, resourceful and creative individuals who are curious about the world, keen to make a difference, and share our vision of a sustainable and equitable world for all, where societal decisions are informed by openly-accessible and shared knowledge.