NAPHN is Looking for a Communications Intern


The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) is looking for a communications intern to assist with social media marketing, internal and external communications, and performance tracking. Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, be able to self-manage projects and deadlines, and respond well to critical feedback.

Responsibilities include:

  • Learning about organization, members and services,
  • Assisting with development of marketing materials, including email and social media copy, graphics, and press kit materials,
  • Assisting with marketing planning/ scheduling, managing NAPHN products and trainings, affiliate events, sponsor materials, and chapter/member highlights,
  • Monitoring marketing performance and engagement on social media platforms, email marketing, and affiliate websites and calendars,
  • Engaging with educators, chapters, members, and affiliates on social media platforms,
  • Working with Training team to review training recordings and log video/audio issues for editing,
  • Performing miscellaneous office duties (update documents, organization of files, etc.),
  • Assisting with miscellaneous special projects.

Candidate must have:

  • Credits equivalent to a college junior or senior,
  • Background in the fields of Environmental Studies, Sustainable Development, Architecture, Non-profit Management or other relevant fields (graduate students are welcome to apply),
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, self-starter and analytical skills,
  • Tech-savviness, adept with online applications and products,
  • Keen interest in climate change, passive house building principles and/or green buildings,
  • Preferred experience in Non-profit program administration and/or marketing,
  • Knowledge of G Suite, WordPress, Hootsuite, Mailchimp, Adobe Acrobat, and Audacity a plus.


This communications internship is 3 months long, with the possibility of an extension. The intern is expected to work 15–20 hours per week. NAPHN will provide free access to our Certified Passive House Designer Training and the subsequent Passive House Institute exam, valued at $2,150. Intern will also receive a $500 monthly stipend.


Please send resume and cover letter to


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