Communications Intern

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The Communications Intern is responsible for finding and creating the stories of the Food Bank. They will use different mediums and social media to tell the FATB story and the impact of our work alleviating hunger in west central Florida. They will write and solicit content for our blog, newsletters and other online properties. They will create videos and podcasts, working much as a journalist would, seeking out stories from our various stakeholders including but not limited to clients, volunteers, advocates and partners. The Communications Intern is also responsible for helping the Food Bank achieve its mission by uniquely positioning it as a leader in the community, and must be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment in their work.


-Create content for FATB blog.
-Research creative and innovation ideas that align with Feeding America Tampa Bay’s mission
-Plan, create and distribute FATB videos as needed.
-Maintain FATB storybank and story archives for easy use by other FATB staff.
-Conduct interviews with clients, supporters, volunteers, advocates, partners and other constituents.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Marketing & Communications Director.


Feeding America Tampa Bay is looking to appoint an intern with knowledge of communications concepts, an interest in project management, and a desire to work in a fast paced agency environment. The candidate should have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. A sense of humor and humility are essential. Additionally, the ideal candidate will

-Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Marketing or related field.
-Proven experience with social media tools including blogs, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.
-Exceptional grammar, spelling and punctuation. Command of Associated Press style.
-Proven creative writing skills.
-Proficiency with computer applications including Wordpress and Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced Microsoft training and experience a plus.
-Demonstrated good judgment and discretion.
-Ability to juggle multiple projects with attention to detail and accuracy while adhering to deadlines.
-Ability to work independently and cooperatively with other Food Bank staff and volunteers.

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