Communications & Marketing Intern

Responsibilities/Goals: 

Under the supervision of the Director of Community Outreach, the Communications & Marketing Intern will gain knowledge and experience for how nonprofits are able to use marketing to positively impact the lives of people who are affected by dementia in North Carolina.  The intern will use various tools and platforms to communicate with our constituents, the media, and stakeholders in the community. This internship is ideal for a candidate who has an interest in marketing and non-profits.

•    Assist with the creation of communications materials about the organization and events–press releases, collateral, blog posts, web updates, eblasts, social media posts including Facebook and Twitter
•    Help pitch DA-NC story ideas and build relationships with local media
•    Support DA-NC social networking activities (Facebook, Twitter, blog)
•    Additional administrative assistance as needed

Required and Preferred Skills:

•    Must be currently enrolled in a degree program studying Marketing, Communications, Business Administration or Public Health with an interest in non-profits
•    Proficiency with MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint
•    Detail oriented and have the ability to work independently and as part of a team
•    Ability to think creatively and problem solve
•    Strong communication skills, including writing and presentation experience.
•    Fluent English required, Spanish fluency a plus
•    Graphic design experience a plus

Candidates will be considered for the Fall 2018 semester.
Approximately 12-20 hours/week is expected.  Schedule is flexible and will be determined at start of internship.  Some nights and/or weekends may occasionally be required.

The Communications & Marketing Intern is an unpaid internship with the potential to receive academic credit.  The opportunity is based in Raleigh, NC. Reporting to the DA-NC Director of Community Outreach, the Communications & Marketing Intern will serve as a staff liaison to the Marketing & Communications Committee.

All qualified intern applicants will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply now by emailing your cover letter and resume to Amy Cipau, Board Member, Marketing Committee Chair, at ACipau@gmail.com  .