Communications Intern

internship - part time, unpaid

Latino Policy Forum
Chicago, IL
Closed
Posted 55 Days ago
Latino Policy Forum
Chicago, IL
internship - part time, unpaid
Posted 55 Days ago
Closed

Description

View All num of num Close (Esc) Latino Policy Forum Logo Communications Intern Applied 15/05/19 Easy Apply Save 3.5 Latino Policy Foum Chicago, IL Communications Intern Latino Policy Foum Applied 15/05/19 Easy Apply Save Applied 15/05/19 Easy Apply Save Job Company Rating Reviews � Communications Intern Communications Intern POSITION TITLE: Communications Intern DEPARTMENT: Communications REPORTS TO: Communications Manager STIPEND: $5 Daily for Travel DATE: May/June 2019 The mission of the Latino Policy Forum is to build the power, influence, and leadership of the Latino community through collective action to transform public policies that ensure the well-being of its community and society. The Forum works to improve education outcomes for Latino children, address housing issues, advance an agenda on immigration reform and immigrant integration, and engage in strengthening the capacity of the Latino community through leadership development in the Chicago area. The Latino Policy Forum seeks a part-time marketing communications intern to assist with day-to-day marketing communications duties, with a special focus on social media updates and media monitoring. Current students or recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. This unpaid internship position offers an excellent opportunity for skills development and portfolio-building, along with networking. Interns will be asked to work a minimum of 10 hours per week. Responsibilities * Assistance with social marketing outreach functions, including updates to and monitoring of Twitter and Facebook accounts; assistance with the development of a longer-term social marketing plan, including video applications * Regular monitoring of local and national print and online news sources, especially key columns and blogs for weekly issues-focused media report * Monitoring of news articles/online comment boards and blogs for negative, anti-Latino rhetoric * Assistance with the drafting of quarterly newsletters, bi-monthly media summary e-blasts, and e-blast newsletters to promote key organizational events * Assisting with communications-related writing, editing and proofreading as needed for the Forums Census 2020 campaign * With appropriate language skills, assisting with departmental and organizational written translations Qualifications Previous work and/or internship experience in the areas of journalism, marketing, communications, public relations, or a related field. Knowledge of Latino community issues or demonstrated ability to learn and synthesize new information quickly. Superior English-language writing skills are required; written/oral fluency in Spanish is recommended. Experience with social media tools and campaigns preferred. To apply, send a resume and one-page writing sample (preferably a press release or relevant document) to Manuel Gonzales, Communications Manager at mgonzales@latinopolicyforum.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please indicate preferred start date and availability in your email. The Forum is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and actively seeks diversity in its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Overview Website www.latinopolicyforum.org Headquarters Chicago, IL, United States Size 1 to 50 employees Founded Unknown Type Non-profit Organisation Industry Non-Profit Revenue 100 to 500 million (INR) per year Competitors Unknown View All num of num Close (Esc) Latino Policy Forum Rating 3.5 Star Star Star Star Star Recommend to a friend Approve of CEO (no image) Sylvia Puente 0 Ratings Latino Policy Forum Reviews

Skills

social media, public relations, editing, marketing communications, facebook, blogging, event management, writing, newsletters, journalism, spanish, twitter, proofreading, media monitoring, campaigns

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