Public Relations Internship

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Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County

Position Description

 

Title: Marketing and Public Relations Intern

Paid or Volunteer:  Unpaid

Full or Part Time:  Part-time (Flexible 20 hours per week/80 hours per month.  Negotiable eight week time-frame)

Reports To: Public Relations Specialist and Communications Manager

Position Overview: Tactical fulfillment of marketing, public relations, fundraising, and special 3rd-party events.

         

Agency Responsibilities – shared by all staff members

  1. Maintain confidentiality of client, donor, volunteer, staff, and board information
  2. Support the mission, vision, and goals of Meals On Wheels

 

Position Responsibilities

  1. Develop content for newsletters, direct mail campaigns, and other special projects by conducting interviews, taking photos, and writing articles
  2. Assist with planning and organizing marketing/community awareness-based events, such as High Heels, and others as necessary
  3. Creative design for assigned events and other ad-hoc projects
  4. Assist with coordinating cause-related marketing efforts with corporations and local businesses
  5. Assist with maintenance and updates to approved social networking sites such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter as directed
  6. Coordinate creation of email campaigns
  7. Creative design for assigned events and other ad-hoc projects
  8. Coordinate Restaurant Nights that benefit Meals On Wheels
  9. Assist with Lunch and Learn events
  10. Attend meetings as directed

 

Other Conditions:

  1. Must have dependable transportation for errands, marketing events, and other job related activities
  2. Must be able to work with and communicate with clients, donors, volunteers, staff and board members
  3. Must be able to work after hours and weekends when required for events and presentations
  4. Must be able to lift, load and unload 40 lbs.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Junior or senior level student in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism or other related field required
  2. Above average oral and written communication skills
  3. Above average interpersonal communication skills, including excellent group presentation and relationship management skills
  4. Highly-motivated individual that excels both as an individual contributor and in a team environment
  5. Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  6. Working knowledge of computer operations and software products including Word, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook
  7. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  8. Experience with photography, photojournalism, and video editing a plus.

To apply, send your resume and a cover letter explaining what you hope to obtain from this marketing internship to Keith Harrison via email at keith@mealsonwheels.org