Position Overview

The Communications Intern provides support in developing all of our organization’s communications, including through email and mailing outreach, social media engagement, and writing for web platforms. This position is a great opportunity for someone interested in learning about and utilizing a variety of communications styles – from tweets to blog posts – while contributing to a just and meaningful cause. This position works with the Director of Communications and the Digital Communications & Design Manager.

Key Tasks
o Research content for our social media platforms and write posts
o Assist in maintaining relationships with existing followers and developing new ones
o Support in tracking and analyzing the success of email, website, and social media content
o Assist in expanding media contacts through web research
o Assist with press releases and media outreach
o Participate in the research, development, and communication around our annual gala
o Research images and graphics which enhance our content and expand our brand
o Assist with proof reading publications, mailings, and email appeals

Qualifications
o Excellent writing, verbal, analytical, and computer skills
o Experience with social media platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook, and more
o Superb organizational skills and keen attention to detail
o Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
o Entrepreneurial approach to working in an environment with limited resources
o Sense of Humor
o Proficiency in the Microsoft Suite
o Experience in web design and WordPress a plus
o Experience with event planning and communications a plus

Reports to: Digital Communications & Design Manager

Compensation: This is an unpaid position; College credit available.

Hours: 10 – 20 hours/week, with flexible hours

How to Apply: Interested candidates should email résumé with a cover letter to:

Paige Gildner
Digital Communications & Design Manager
[email protected]