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Fall strategic marketing and events intern (Lawrence, Kansas)

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 10:29 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Part time

This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing, communications and event planning. We offer the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in non-profit communications work, professional writing and editing skills, and project management, in a fast-paced environment. Your work directly impacts the LMH Endowment Association senior level management, donors and board members, therefore professionalism is expected at all times.

This is a PAID internship. $12 per hour. Must be able to work between 16-24 hours a week. Please indicate your fixed schedule availability in cover letter.

Potential responsibilities
• Update and maintain social media presence
• Draft news releases, media alerts and other story ideas
• Design flyers, graphics and other marketing material
• Update the organization's website
• General research duties
• Other duties as assigned
• Must be available on 2017 event days, including Penny Jones Golf Tournament on Sept. 8 and Rock the Block on Oct. 27

Qualifications, preferred skills and relevant experience
• Firm grasp of available tools and platforms of social media
• Team player who is willing to pitch in and help out
• Junior level, preferably in a related field (English, journalism, marketing/communications, advertising and public relations)
• Professional writing, editing, proofreading and communication skills
• Strong copyediting skills, a strong command of English spelling and grammar; experience with AP style preferred
• Must be computer literate (working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel). Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired
• Knowledge of HTML, website content management and graphic design a plus
• Marketing savvy, creative and forward-thinking
• Organization and attention to detail

Please submit resume, cover letter and three supervisory references. A portfolio is also encouraged.
Contact: Tiffany Hall, Annual Giving Manager, tiffany.hall@lmh.org
Compensation: Class credit