Marketing Intern

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Description

The intern will support the overall communications efforts of the agency including media relations, news and feature-story development, and website updates. Work will include a variety of projects to strengthen the Chapter’s visibility in our 90-county service area, support marketing efforts for the fundraising and services department, and provide information to important audiences on MS and the organization.

Time Commitment and Stipend:
14 to 16 hours a week during the regular business hours of Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5pm, with the exact days and times to be determined according to intern schedule. An education stipend is awarded to those who complete 100-600 hours per semester. (The average is $500/240 hours of service), this amount is applied directly toward tuition.

Responsibilities

• Assist with communications to clients, event participants, community members, media, and medical professionals
• Assist with writing, layout, editing and proofing printed materials including Chapter newsletters and other agency communication vehicles
• Assist with social media, website, and email communications
• Assist with developing press releases and place stories about agency services, programs and special events
• Assist with reviewing and updating agency media list to ensure accurate distribution of press materials

Requirements

Must be at least 18
Must be enrolled with a university/college at the time of the internship
Must be available for 14-16 hrs/week between Mon-Fri: 8:30AM-5PM

• Communications, public relations, marketing or journalism majors are preferred but not required
• Strong writing skills are a top priority
• Excellent communication skills a must
• Ability to work efficiently with little supervision
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word
• Previous experience in graphic design, editing articles and web design/writing is a plus

Physical Requirements:
• Able to stand for extended periods and tolerate the heat (if attending events)
• Must have ability to perform various office duties, including typing, talking on the phone, as well as on location tasks, including taking photos at special events.

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