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We are hiring for an Events & Communications Intern Spring/Summer 2018

Events and Communications Intern Spring/Summer 2018

 

The role:

As the Events and Communications Intern you'll be working with the Director of Programs and Partnerships and other members of CAI's team to support fundraising events, play a key role in creating and managing internal and external print and digital communications, and general support when needed.

Responsibilities will include:

   -          Support event planning and logistics for at least one small fundraising event         

   -          Help create materials to support the event such as invitations, posters, thank you notes, etc.               

   -          Assist in the development and dissemination of beautiful and compelling print and electronic newsletters, blogs, web content, donor acknowledgement letters, brochures and other communications.       

   -          Assist with weekly social media updates (Twitter/Facebook/Instagram)

Required Qualifications

   -          Excellent communication and organization skills

   -          Extremely detail oriented

   -          Professionalism in speaking on the phone and in-person

   -          Ability to articulate CAI's mission and speak comfortably about our work

   -          Tenacity, with the ability to self-manage, take initiative, meet deadlines, and problem solve

   -          Familiarity with major social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

   -          Completion of or currently completing a Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications

   -          Previous communications experience

   -          Previous event management experience

   -          Proficiency with Adobe PhotoShop and InDesign

   -          Experience with international development a plus

   -          Familiarity with Asana and/or the ability to quickly learn new applications

   -          Previous non-profit experience preferred.

 

How to Apply:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the internship is filled. Ideally, the candidate will start in late March or early April. This internship requires a minimum commitment of 8-10 hours per week for at least 12 weeks.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter articulating your interest, a resume highlighting relevant skills, a writing sample, and contact information for at least two references. Application materials should be emailed to info@creativeactioninstitute.org. 

Please note that this is an unpaid position, but college credit is available upon request.