Media/PR/Marketing/socail media Intern for non-profit

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Downtown Christiansburg Inc
Christiansburg, VA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Downtown Christiansburg Inc. is a Non-profit organization promoting and progressing downtown Christiansburg into a thriving place to do business, live, and play.

Communications/non-profit/PR/Social media/ marketing

Job Function:
Social Media Management, Project Management and Marketing for a non-profit organization.

Number of positions: 1

Compensation: Unpaid Internship - eligible for college credits by advisers approval.

Learning Objectives:
• Assist with implementing communication plans and projects, including creation of marketing collateral and newsletters, copy writing, imagery and editing
• Gain experience with social media, PR and marketing for a non-profit.
• Written and oral communication, creativity, design, editing and branding

Position requires 1-2 in person check-ins per week.


Responsibilities: Include, but not limited too, assisting with day-to-day media relations and public relations for a downtown non-profit organization, including writing news releases and media advisories, scouting media opportunities, and assisting with events.


• Highly organized and timely
• Knowledgeable with social media marketing, through LinkedIn, Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook
• Ability to write short articles, blog posts, and/or press releases
• Exceptional communication skills, including ability to extract information, actively listen, and verbalize ideas effectively
• Presentation experience (preferred)
• Ability to work independently with flexible hours
• Takes initiative
• Shows enthusiasm and energy
• Shows resourcefulness

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