Marketing and Communications Nonprofit Internship - Unpaid

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Ward Home, Inc.
2275 Swallow Hill Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA
Posted: August 24 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

One Unpaid Position – Fall 2016/17 Academic Year
One Unpaid Position – Spring 2016/17 Academic Year

Location: Ward Home’s Administrative Office, located in Scott Twp., PA.

The Marketing and Communications Intern will work within the Development Department of Ward Home to support the department activities. This flexible unpaid internship will focus on public relations activities, including research of media opportunities for Ward Home and identifying possible speaking engagements to increase public knowledge of Ward Home. The intern will assist in event planning details for three events held in March, May, and June, one of which being a major fundraising event. The intern will have the opportunity to attend these events and gain hands on experience in event planning. Other opportunities available to the intern include: generating a portfolio of writing samples from assignments for Ward Home’s newsletter, email, social media and website, usage of DonorPro, Ward Home’s database management program, and providing input on marketing materials.

Benefits:
• A flexible Monday through Friday schedule.
• Opportunity to earn college credits and to gain valuable professional experience.
• A welcoming and comfortable workplace environment.
• Free parking onsite.

Responsibilities

The Marketing and Communications Intern will work within the Development Department of Ward Home to support the department activities. This flexible unpaid internship will focus on public relations activities, including research of media opportunities for Ward Home and identifying possible speaking engagements to increase public knowledge of Ward Home. The intern will assist in event planning details for three events held in March, May, and June, one of which being a major fundraising event. The intern will have the opportunity to attend these events and gain hands on experience in event planning. Other opportunities available to the intern include: generating a portfolio of writing samples from assignments for Ward Home’s newsletter, email, social media and website, usage of DonorPro, Ward Home’s database management program, and providing input on marketing materials.

Requirements

• A student at the junior or senior level who is working toward a degree in public relations, marketing, or communications.
• A student who is knowledgeable using the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and Word. Knowledge of Publisher is a preferred.
• A student who is enthusiastic to learn about Ward Home.
• A student who possesses the ability to speak clearly and write with clarity.
• A student who is dependable, works well with others and acts in a professional manner.
• A student who is well organized.

Skills

Required - Microsoft Office, Writing, Research, Internet Research

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