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Strategic marketing and events intern (Lawrence, Kansas)

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 10:00 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Type: 
Part time
Opportunity: 
Internship
Details: 

Description
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 an unpaid internship. College credit is available upon request and depending on school eligibility. Must be able to work between 16 – 24 hours a week. Please indicate your fixed schedule availability in your 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

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 (e.g., English, Journalism, Marketing/Communications, Advertising or 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