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Marketing and Communications Internship

Nashville, TN, USA
Internship

The Marketing & Communication Intern is responsible for assisting in the marketing and branding efforts of the Alzheimer Association Tennessee Chapter. He/She will be responsible for supporting social media, writing, e-mail marketing, media relations and special events as well other duties as they arise. The position goal is to increase concern and awareness throughout the organization's service area. Measurable outcomes of this position are an increase in media impressions, an increase in social media followers, published work in local media and more.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Write press releases, pitch letters, e-news, fundraising appeals and social media
  • Follow up with media regarding pitched news items
  • Assist in strategic planning for all marketing efforts including, but not limited to: Walk to End Alzheimer’s, The Longest Day and numerous client services and educational programs
  • Assist with events as needed
  • Market Research
  • Business & Media Outreach
  • Other duties as assigned
Educational Background: 
Student must be actively enrolled toward in an accredited college or university in the fields of communication, nonprofit management, business, marketing or related field.
Skills/Experience: 
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent ability to communicate in person, print, and electronically to variable audiences
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative
  • Writing and copy-editing experience is preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (especially Word & Excel), Google and Adobe Suite (preferable)
  • Experience with developing messages for social media (Facebook, LinkedIn)
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors to complete work
  • Complete work during traditional work day (9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.) with some flexibility to assist on an occasional evening and weekend.
  • Commitment to providing up to 15 hours of assistance 

Organization Info

Alzheimer's Association

Overview
Headquarters: 
Chicago, IL, United States
Founded: 
1980
About Us
Mission: 

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s®.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Nov 20 2019
Active Until: 
Dec 21 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Alzheimer's Association
industry: 
Nonprofit