Communications Intern

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The Salvation Army
344 N. 7th Street
Allentown, PA
Posted: February 24 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

This internship will provide a fast paced jump-start to your career and teach you various aspects regarding business development in the non-profit world. During this internship, a student will have the opportunity to assist the Lehigh Valley Resource Development Manager (RDM) with systematic promotion, cultivation and solicitation of individuals within the defined program and service area. The intern will be taught how to develop and create proposals for local and area foundations relating to program development. This internship will also provide a hands on experience in managing the Lehigh Valley Salvation Army website, Social Media and Press Releases to keep the public informed of current and future updates. Last but not least this internship will provide the student with experience in assisting the RDM to coordinate all Lehigh Valley special events to help further the overall mission and needs of The Salvation Army.

Responsibilities

- Write effective copy, excelling in correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
- Use alternate forms of communication (including graphic arts), resulting in improved interactions.
- Edit and proof other team members work and provide constructive feedback

Requirements

- Possess skills at initiating innovative ideas, unifying team members, and judging correctly what will appeal to target audiences.
- Prefer challenges that involve communication, are people-oriented, promote networking and socializing, and include roles that call for imagination.

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