Event Intern

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Muscular Dystrophy Association
6315 Presidential Court Suite 140
Fort Myers, FL
Posted: March 11 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The Southwest Florida MDA is seeking an intern to assist with fundraising events. Qualified candidates will have completed their junior year of college with a focus on public relations, communications, or marketing seeking class credit with a nonprofit organization. A minimum commitment of 10-15 hours per week.

MDA is the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. It does so by funding worldwide research; by providing comprehensive health care services and support to MDA families nationwide; and by rallying communities to fight back through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement.



Responsibilities

Writing press releases and social media posts per MDA standard templates
Securing sponsors for Lock-Up, Muscle Walk, Ride for Life, and Shamrock events
Assist in planning and implementing MDA events
Researching new media outlets
Building and maintaining relationships with local media
Relationship building on social media

Requirements

Excellent writing skills
Meticulous attention to detail
Strong communication and research skills
Knowledge of social media in business
Microsoft Excel knowledge required

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