Web and Graphics Intern

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Mental Health America
2000 N. Beauregard St, 6th Floor
Alexandria, VA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

With over a century of advocacy, public education, and the delivery of programs and services, Mental Health America is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives. Mental Health America is recruiting a Web and Graphics Intern for the office in Alexandria, VA. This position is ideal for students interested in pursuing careers in marketing, business, new media, communications, and and web/or graphic design. This position is available year round.

We take pride in considering our internships ‘hands-on' learning experiences. If you intern at our office, you'll get a wide range of experience and access to staff members who can help coach you and teach you practical applications for all the things you learned in school. As a Web and Graphics Intern, you will be actively involved in developing strategies to increase brand recognition for Mental Health America - improving web layouts, developing web and e-mail messaging content, and planning creative ways to get our name and message out there. You'll make flyers, widgets, buttons, logos. You'll get your hands in a Content Management System.

Responsibilities

When you intern here, you'll learn how to...


Design fact sheets, brochures, and other items that will boost your portfolio
Work with Content Management Systems (we use Farcry) to update information
Create widgets, buttons, and graphics for web design
Use a Contact Management System (we use SalesForce) to learn more information about constituents
Work with Online Marketing platforms (we use Convio) to create e-mails, e-cards, and interactive web pages
Other duties as assigned

Requirements

You should...


Have experience working with Photoshop and InDesign or similar programs
Have an interest in marketing, business, web design, communications, or graphic design
Have strong writing skills
Produce high quality, error free work
Communicate efficiently and professionally

Basic HTML and/or graphic design experience is a major plus. An interest in mental health is a benefit.

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