PR & Communications Intern

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Reports to: Development Director
Position Status: Intern (unpaid)
Time Commitment: 20 hours per week minimum (between 9am-5pm) ** two semester summer-fall commitment**

The PR/Communications Intern will support our mission by developing stories, blogs and emails to share our messaging through various media outlets. The position requires excellent writing skills and ability to effectively participate in the planning and implementation of various educational and fundraising campaigns. **Writing samples are required with application. Must include at minimum a Press Release and a News Story

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Include the intern job title and your first and last name in the subject line of the email.
NOTE: Please apply as soon as possible, we are in the interview process.


• Develop stories, blogs and emails to communicate messaging to 5-county service area
• Planning and implementation of PR and communication campaigns
• Coordination between multiple team members to deliver a consistent message
• Support and promote the following and others PR campaigns with hands-on contributions:
o Spring – Perfectly Pink Party, Eat.Drink.Shop.PINK, Volunteer Appreciation Week, Minority Cancer Awareness Week, Community Partner Announcement
o Fall – Race for the Cure, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Hope for the Cure
• Other tasks as assigned

• Experience in the non-profit sector
• "Hands-On" ownership of projects, building experience in project management
• Collaboration and networking with multiple departments and customers both internal and external
• Being part of strategic planning and implementation of PR plan
• Build a work based portfolio
• Work alongside local media organizations like FleishmanHillard, Red Fan Communications, Austin Monthly, Austin Woman and KVUE


• A love of writing and the discipline to edit using the AP Stylebook
• Detail-oriented with strong project management skills
• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills essential with both internal and external clients
• Efficient time management to meet deadlines
• Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced work environment

• Must be 18 years or older and currently enrolled or a graduate of a college or university
• Must have reliable transportation
• Offers are contingent upon background check
• Hours may vary from the standard 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. based on upcoming events
• Bi-lingual or multi-lingual is a plus

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