December 6, 2012 | Leave a Comment
Marketing and Communications Intern Job Description
Alzheimer’s North Carolina, Inc is an organization dedicated to providing education, support and services to individuals with dementia, their families, health care professionals and the general public while raising awareness and funding for research of a cause(s), treatment, prevention and cure for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The non-profit organization supports the 170,000 North Carolinians with Alzheimer’s Disease and works in partnership with people in need from all walks of life to develop a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and care for those diagnosed.
Alzheimer’s North Carolina seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist marketing and communications efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while working for a well-known community based nonprofit organization.
Update AlzNC’s website and social media presence
Assist in planning, writing and managing our newsletter
Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories
Attend monthly communication meetings including preparing agenda and taking minutes
Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing Communications or Public Relations)
Must have a working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel
An effective communicator, both written and oral
Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts
Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
Enthusiasm for our mission and the families we serve
We offer flexibility in your schedule and would prefer twice a week in the office. Up to 4 hours can be completed at home. Compensation: This is an Unpaid/Volunteer internship To Apply: Please a send cover letter and resume to our executive director, Alice Watkins at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alzheimer’s North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic, background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.