Marketing, Public Relations, Community Relations, Communications Internship

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Alzheimer's Association
117-A Longwood Dr SE
Huntsville, AL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Are you looking to make a difference in the world around you? The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.
The Huntsville office is a part of the Mid South Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. We are looking for someone who can help us promote our mission through marketing and public relations. The position is unpaid. The intern will report to the Senior Manager of Special Events. Start Date is ASAP. Completion date will be determined once applicant is accepted.

Responsibilities

Research, locate and secure a media sponsor for our annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Scout and recruit new potential sponsors and team captains (for Walk and The Longest Day)
Participate in team meetings and brainstorming sessions
Answer phones when staff members are unavailable
Scout and recruit new volunteer groups for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Scout and recruit new groups for The Longest Day
Some office duties such as mailings and data entry

Requirements

Pursuing BS/BA
Prefer GPA of 3.0 or higher
Prefer junior or senior, but will consider other class levels
An interest in media and public relations, non-profits and building professional relationships
Excellent oral, written, and communication/presentation skills are preferred
Must be able to work well with a diverse group of people
Must be comfortable with cold calling and speaking with strangers
Must adhere to HIPAA laws dealing with confidentiality

Skills

Required - American English, Microsoft Office 2010
Preferred - Adobe Photoshop, Public Speaking, Initiative

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