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Marketing and communications intern (Lawrence, Kansas)

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 09:25 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Type: 
Part time
Opportunity: 
Internship
Details: 

Description
This internship is an opportunity to work in an independent middle and upper school environment, while experiencing various aspects of marketing, communications and event planning. This opportunity offers a hands-on experience in non-profit communications work, research, writing, skills and project management. Your work directly impacts our school; therefore, professionalism is expected at all times.

This is an unpaid internship. College credit is available upon request and depending on school eligibility. Must be able to work between 10-20 hours per week. Please indicate your fixed schedule availability in your cover letter.

Potential responsibilities
• Write articles and coordinate materials for constituent communications
• Assist with development of 20th anniversary history project and accompanying events
• Update and maintain social media presence
• Update components of the school's website
• General research duties
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, preferred skills and relevant experience
• Organization and attention to detail
• Marketing savvy, creative and forward-thinking
• Junior level, preferably in a related field (strategic communications, marketing, advertising)
• Professional writing, editing, proofreading and communication skills
• Must be computer literate (working knowledge of Google tools, MS Word and Excel)
• Knowledge of website content management and graphic design a plus

Please submit resume, cover letter and one supervisory reference

Contact: Jennifer Godar, Development Director, jennifergodar@seaburyacademy.org