Design and Marketing Intern - PYXERA Global



Organization Description

PYXERA Global envisions a world in which individuals, organizations, and institutions from different points on the globe converge to address complex challenges through sustainable and mutually beneficial efforts. For close to a quarter century, PYXERA Global has been working to improve lives and build capacity of individuals and institutions around the world. Today, our work is guided by our commitment to design and implement solutions that achieve real-world goals through approaches that inspire, enrich, and endure.



1030 15th Street NW, Suite 730 East, Washington, DC 20005


Job Description

PYXERA Global is seeking an attentive, organized, and motivated Design and Marketing Intern to work 25 to 40 hours per week in our Washington, DC office. This intern will gain experience in design and marketing alongside the personable and knowledgeable Public Affairs & Client Relations team. The intern will take on a central role in ensuring our print and digital communications collateral and multimedia products are attractive, consistent, well written, and propel interest and action. The opportunity will build his or her marketing and communications skills through hands on experience with many different areas of the organization. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Support in the development and design of digital, web, and print marketing materials
  • Presentation and report development and design , including Prezi and PowerPoint
  • Copywriting and editing, including developing original content under direction and editing contributions from multiple contributors
  • Provide both technical and editorial website support, updating content, and publishing news stories
  • Assist with general administrative tasks as needed


Job Qualifications

Has or is working towards a Bachelor or Master’s degree in communications, graphic design, international relations, economic development, business or related field with at least 6 months of relevant experience. Desired skills include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Outstanding Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience with Prezi a plus
  • Knowledge of print and digital/web production
  • Experience with WordPress or web maintenance preferred
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and a good sense of humor
  • High level of computer literacy and ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Experience in the nonprofit or international development sector is considered a plus
  • Demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team to meet program needs
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required


How to Apply

Please email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and portfolio samples or link to opportunities@PYXERAGlobal.org. Applications without design and writing samples will not be considered. In the subject line of the email please write “PYXERA Global Design & Marketing Intern Position.”