Fall 2018 Communications Intern Needed in Waverly

Self-Help International Public Relations and Marketing Internship Job Description

Job Title: Public Relations/ Marketing/Communications Intern
Salary Range: This is an unpaid internship. School credit is available.
Department: Marketing and Public Relations/Development/Non-Profit/Communications
Reports to: Development Director
Employment Status: Temporary
Position Summary: Duties may include but are not limited to writing PR materials or marketing copy including press releases, website copy, coordinating specialty publications, managing public relations archives and photo resources, preparing media kits, planning special events or promotions, working with other staff and offices to improve communication efforts, interacting with outside design vendors and members of the media, assisting with social media outreach efforts with possible opportunities for filming, interviewing and editing video, and collecting research and assisting the Self-Help’s overall marketing and public relations campaigns.
Minimum Job Requirements: This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, proof-reading skills, the ability to work to deadlines and effectively multi-task. Some knowledge and/or experience using design programs such as Indesign, Illustrator or Photoshop. Candidates pursuing a degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Business, Marketing or another related field strongly preferred.
Working Conditions: The position is considered an unpaid internship and requires 15-30 hours a week (depending on role assigned and requirements for college credit). While the majority of the position duties will be completed in the office, some tasks and events may occur outside of the office. Minimal driving may be required to transport supplies to events or attend off-site meetings.
• Office Hours, Monday-Friday, anytime between 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
• Some weekends and weeknights, depending on role assigned
• Length and time period of internship will depend on each intern’s individual goals, with internships available for anywhere from one month to a year.
Please submit cover letter, résumé, and writing and/or design samples to Jackie Steinkamp at jackie@selfhelpinternational.org