Community and Relations Intern

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The vision of the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is to build bridges between
new Americans and the Commonwealth of Virginia. The VAHCC serves to connect
the outstanding potential of the Latino workforce to mainstream American commerce.
The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce was founded in May 2000 as the first
statewide organization to empower Hispanics in the Virginia business community by
building economic, social, and cultural bridges between Virginia and its growing
Hispanic community. Since its commencement, the VAHCC has worked to foster an
environment that is conducive to business growth and benefits people with business
acumen, Hispanic or otherwise, through business and networking activities.
Our goals include:
• Growth and success of the VAHCC membership and Virginia Hispanic business
• To bridge the Hispanic and Commonwealth communities
• Advocacy, awareness, and integration of the Virginia Hispanic community
The VAHCC works with Hispanic Virginians and all those who wish to better the
community, partner with Hispanic business, and promote diversity. These include:
Virginia businesses and corporations; local, state, federal, and international entities;
non-profit organizations, and individuals. Ultimately, our organization seeks to achieve
significant visibility that will lead to becoming the organization of choice.
When you volunteer for the VAHCC, you do more than give your time and energy. You receive the appreciation
of a community while encouraging progress for Virginia. Working the VAHCC hosts a variety of opportunities
with in the fields of small business development, media production, non-profit management, and event
coordination, among many others. Many volunteer opportunities exist during our statewide events as well
as in our Richmond and Vienna offices.


The intern will primarily assist in maintaining and increasing the organizations brand through
diverse marketing efforts. The intern is responsible for developing media relation campaigns
through traditional and social media. Interns will maintain an electronic source(s) for
documenting final campaigns for future use by the organization.
• Effectively communicate with chamber members, staff, and the public
• Professionally and personably answer questions and discuss events on behalf of the
• Maintain document integrity throughout creation processes
• Active participation in weekly staff meetings, including brainstorming and providing input
Additionally, all intern positions are expected to assist with administrative duties


Majors preferred, but not limited to: Graphic Design, Marketing, Media/Public Relations
• Rising juniors and seniors
• Graphic design skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Written and verbal proficiency in Spanish, preferred
• Completed internship application
• Resume


Required - Graphic Design
Preferred - US Hispanic Market

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