Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

The National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) is looking for someone passionate about communications and making a difference. NAAHP is seeking a new member for our communications team to serve as Communications Assistant/Intern. The ideal candidate brings organizational skills, discernment, flexibility, and a passion for NAAHP’s mission. This entry level position offers an exciting opportunity for a candidate looking to get started in a career in communication, public relations, and media. The Communications Assistant/Intern assists with the development and execution of NAAHP’s communications plan. As an entry level communications team member you will play a key role within the Communications Department with its external and internal communication efforts including all press relations efforts. Candidate will have the opportunity to help coordinate communication campaigns and oversee ongoing public relations and media efforts and or strategies developed by the Communications Department. The Communications Assistant/Intern reports to Director of Communications and or Communications Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the production, review and distribution of NAAHP communications documents and or materials

  • Assists with coordination of media interviews, speaking engagements, appointments, communication calls and or other assignments

  • Maintains and expands communications and media contact database for NAAHP

  • Helps track and prioritize communications items requiring follow-up

  • Assists communication department meet established deadlines

  • Maintains and communicates with NAAHP staff on communications team efforts

  • May perform light technical projects as needed, such as sending press releases, email blasts or updating the website

  • Helps implements strategic communications programs to achieve significant increases in NAAHP awareness with external audiences

  • Helps identify and cultivate relationships with key stakeholders and partners

  • Maintains professional standards in NAAHP relationships

  • Assists with the communication needs of existing NAAHP relationships/partners/staff

  • Completes tasks as assigned by Communication Manager or Director of Communications

Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills a must

  • Exceptional communication/networking skills

  • Proven organizational skills

  • Fast and effective decision-making abilities

  • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment

  • Knowledge of and ability to use social media desirable

  • Enthusiastic and cooperative team member

Email your resume and your cover letter to volunteer@naahpusa.org

Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Data Entry

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2 to 3 hours/Week
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