Removing Borders Inc.- Public Relations/ Journalist

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Removing Borders Inc.
16701 Melford Blvd, Suite 400
Bowie, MD
Posted: December 09 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

About Removing Borders:
Removing Borders and bridging Gaps is a non-profit organization that stands on the side of the strength of young people and their qualities. Presenting campaigns and programs supporting education, entrepreneurship, technology, creativeness, innovation, and anything else that can enhance our young people’s future. The world’s Education system is plagued by a persistent achievement gap among students from different economic circumstances, and racial and ethnic backgrounds. We are committed to changing that. Understanding the evolution of youth culture, our policy is: Stop and Go! Stop the frontiers, and go change the world. Young people have the power to create the world they want to live in and we have the platform. Imagine an organization spearheaded by youth. This will advance the growth of targeted communities globally. Give to a better and bright future…

Devoted to serving the marginalized population to ensure that all children, youths, and youth adults have equal opportunities for success and self-sufficient.

What we are looking for:
We are seeking a few PR rockstars who are passionate about social change. Someone who is creative, good at coming up with ideas — willing to take an idea and run with it without a lot of micro-managing, has tons of enthusiasm for what they are doing and is always looking for what we can do next. Must have a nice and friendly personality..

The PR/Journalist Intern role is exciting and will play a crucial role in setting and overseeing our non-profits strategy to reach more donors so we can help more children who are attending schools in rural areas.
The PR/Communication Intern will learn how to develop marketing materials, create campaigns, establish partnerships and collaborations with brands and influencers, all for the greater good of social change . You will have an opportunity to develop your writing, editing, project management, and presentation skills throughout the span of the internship. In addition to focusing on the projects below, you will remember you are supporting a non-profit, helping us change and shape the live of our children going to school in rural areas.

Responsibilities

• Conducting research reports.

• Developing media lists/databases.

• Identifying and compiling editorial calendar lists.

• Creating briefing sheets in preparation for media interviews.

• Monitoring for client and competitor coverage.

• Qualifying and pitching editorial calendar opportunities.

• Drafting press releases and pitch emails.

• Press kits, marketing kits and media coverage books.

• Establishing and managing relationships with bloggers and social media influencers to get involved in supporting our fundraising efforts.

• Creating relationship brands to receive in-kind gifts.

• Assisting with client presentations.

• Integrating social media communications to support of agency marketing objectives.

• General office administration tasks such as managing the subscription database and sorting mail.


Requirements

A candidate must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in an accredited US university or college with a sophomore, junior or senior classification. English, Journalism, Public Relations or Communications majors will be given priority. The internship program must be for college credit.

General Information: This is an unpaid internship. Interns are expected to work between 16 and 20 hours a week during the internship period. Interns must receive academic credit from the intern’s college or university. All interns are subject to the applicable, general rule of conduct.

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