Marketing &Communications Intern

internship - part time, paid

The Council On Recovery
Houston, TX
Closed
Posted 96 Days ago
The Council On Recovery
Houston, TX
internship - part time, paid
Posted 96 Days ago
Closed

Description

Marketing &Communications Intern The Council on Recovery - Houston, TX2.5 12 hours agoFull-timeEstimated: $21,000 - $28,000 a year Skills * Microsoft Publisher * Microsoft Word * WordPress * Microsoft Office * Excel Description: POSITION SUMMARY The Marketing & Communications Internship is designed to provide a broad range of experience in the many elements that contribute to the day-to-day marketing and communications of a non-profit organization. The intern will have the opportunity to work with and hone basic competencies in various aspects of the Council on Recoverys marketing and communications plans. The valuable skills gained from this opportunity will prove to be transferable to many careers, including marketing, public relations, communications, and non-profit management. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES * Help write and produce basic marketing and communications materials including news releases, media alerts, fact sheets, web content, and other materials as directed * Assist in planning, writing, and contributing to monthly eNewsletter and e-blasts * Assist in the editing, updating, monitoring, and maintenance of social media channels (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.) * Help maintain The Councils website, including content updates, blog posts, SEO, & user inquiries * Assist in the creation and release of videos, podcasts, webinars, and other marketing communications * Track news coverage of The Council and seek follow-up opportunities with reporters * Monitor, track, and archive media placements & stories * Work with key staff to develop new and creative ideas for marketing and communications * Assist the staff with other relevant projects as needed WORKSCHEDULE & LOCATION Both part-time and full-time opportunities exist. The part-time internship position will require approximately 15-20 hours per week. The internship will last at least one semester and will take place during normal business hours Monday through Friday. Hours and workdays are flexible depending on the interns academic schedule. The intern will be based at the Council on Recovery located at 303 Jackson Hill Street, Houston, TX, 77007. . Requirements: CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY * To be eligible for consideration, candidates must be actively enrolled in, or a recent graduate of, a university public relations, journalism, communications, marketing, business, or other related program. Candidates may be asked to share their portfolio (academic or otherwise) that demonstrates the quality of their work. REQUIRED SKILLS & COMPETENCIES * Self-motivated &, detail-oriented with superior written, verbal, and organizational skills * Ability to work independently after direction; ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet project parameters and deadlines * Exceptionally responsible, reliable, accountable, and flexible * Strong attention to detail and an active listener * Prior experience with social media, digital platforms, website design, blogging, and video editing is preferred * Active involvement and proficiency with a variety of social media channels is preferred * Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook); Wordpress (website platform) is preferred * Enthusiasm for the mission of the Council on Recovery and the people we serve

Skills

social media, public relations, marketing communications, facebook, blogging, journalism, wordpress, twitter, seo audits, website design, web content, publishing, instagram, pinterest, creativity

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