World Justice Project
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Full Time

Mission: The World Justice Project (WJP) is an independent, multidisciplinary organization working to advance the rule of law worldwide. Effective rule of law reduces corruption, combats poverty and disease, and protects people from injustices large and small. It is the foundation for communities of justice, opportunity, and peace'underpinning development, accountable government, and respect for fundamental rights. Our work employs a multidisciplinary approach through original research and data, an active and global network, and practical, locally-led programs to advance the rule of law worldwide.


Founded by William H. Neukom in 2006 as a presidential initiative of the American Bar Association (ABA), and with the initial support of 21 other strategic partners, the World Justice Project transitioned into an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in 2009. Its primary offices are located in Washington, DC, and Seattle, WA, USA.


Position: WJP's Communications and Development teams are seeking a full-time, paid intern in the Seattle office for the spring quarter, starting mid-March and running through mid-June.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


The Communications and Development intern will provide support to the Communications and Development departments at the WJP's downtown Seattle office, including:




  • Assist in preparation of communications collateral materials including folders and print handouts for meetings and presentations;
  • Assist with proofreading and editing of communications related documents;
  • Assist with preparation of Microsoft PowerPoint presentations and handouts;
  • Maintain communications collateral supplies and materials including inventory tracking;
  • Update Drupal website with media mentions of WJP's research and activities;
  • Assist with logging and maintaining media mentions in Salesforce database;
  • Assist with research and identification of media opportunities and media contact list-building.



  • Provide administrative support to include preparing collateral and fundraising materials;
  • Provide support for an ongoing data entry project for the organization's database;
  • Conduct research to identify potential funding sources outside of the organization's existing database;



Administrative Support


  • Field main office line calls and direct as necessary, receive packages, and provide other front desk support as needed;
  • Manage outgoing mailings under supervision of the Communications Associate;
  • Other general administrative support as needed




  • Bachelor's or Master's degree (completed or currently pursuing) in communications, public relations, marketing, international affairs, social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, or a related field;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and collaboration tools (Slack, Skype);
  • Database entry experience a plus (Salesforce);
  • Website CMS experience a plus (Drupal);
  • Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently and ability to give and receive feedback;
  • Highly dependable with ability to be flexible on day to day tasks;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent problem solving skills, and attention to detail;
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.


How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.


Please visit WJP's employment portal to apply. Please provide a resume, cover letter, writing sample (max. 5 pages) and three references (past supervisors and employers preferred).


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.

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