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Communications Internship

Scarborough, ME, USA
Internship

The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times nine years in a row, recognizing our leadership, and mission-driven atmosphere. This unpaid internship provides the experience and skill building for future job possibilities in a wide range of professional settings. The Association operates out of its offices in Scarborough, Maine. 

This part-time, unpaid internship in our Scarborough office offers a flexible schedule (10 - 15 hours per week) and a learning opportunity for a student seeking experience in a voluntary health organization.  

Areas of Responsibility: 

The Communication Intern reports to the Director of Communications and assists with varied communications projects including creative, content development and logistics. The intern responsibilities include: 

  • Preparation and scheduling of social media content 
  • Assisting with flow of communications projects and timeline maintenance 
  • Follow-up on communications projects to provide weekly reports 
  • Develop event calendar listings, media alerts and press releases 
  • Research of media opportunities is local communities statewide
  • Management of human interest story bank  
Skills/Experience: 
  • Interest in developing skills in a non-profit voluntary health organization 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Photo and video editing experience 
  • Self-management skills and ability to collaborate 
  • Understanding of file management systems and strong organizational skills 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 
  • Knowledge of the appropriate use of media technologies 
  • Understanding of brand management  

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 24 2019
Active Until: 
Dec 24 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Alzheimer's Association
industry: 
Nonprofit