Freedom 4/24 - Communications Internship

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Freedom 4/24
110B Duncraig Drive
Lynchburg, VA
Posted: June 29 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Freedom 4/24 exists to raise awareness of the sexual exploitation and human trafficking of the women and children around the world and to provide financial support to partner organizations dedicated to bringing and doing justice.

Job Title: Communications Internship
Reports To: Freedom 4/24 Staff
Date: Spring/Summer/Fall Internship

SUMMARY
To serve as the Communications Intern with the aim of supporting the Freedom 4/24 staff in advertising the cause and sharing stories of human trafficked victims and survivors.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Assist with the Freedom 4/24 blog, marketing, and fundraising campaigns. A strong writing background is desired.
2. Assist in creating and maintaining social media posts for Freedom 4/24 and affiliated events and products.
3. Aid in reaching churches, businesses, and organizations in the local community.
4. Create and send press releases to local venue media outlets.
5. Create advertising strategies for Frocks4Freedom, Run 4 Their Lives and Freedom Gala.
6. Aid in developing special projects, i.e. short videos, editing materials, emails, etc.
7. Assist with event participant management for further donations and communication.
8. Other duties as assigned by the Freedom 4/24 staff.

Requirements


QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The individual must be self m​otivated and have the ability to problem solve and to seek out creative solutions independently but also understand that program development requires community effort.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Completed at least two years of full­​time studies at a university or equivalent institution toward the completion of a degree in communications, advertising, or similar areas of study. Writing experience is preferred; writing samples are required.
Experience in nonprofit work is desired but not required; however, it is essential to have the understanding that working in the nonprofit world means being flexible and willing to serve in varying capacities.

REQUIREMENT
The ability to live in Lynchburg, VA for the duration of the internship is required.

Skills

Required - Communication Skills, Oral & Written Communication Skills, Social Media Communications
Preferred - Social Media Marketing

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