PR and Marketing Development


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

See how a touch of paint can touch a life.

About

Global Paint for Charity is seeking a dynamic PR and Marketing intern to assist with internal and external marketing and a variety of other tasks and projects. Are you passionate about the world and want to make a difference? Global Paint for Charity is looking for a person with a background in external and internal marketing for nonprofits or sports and entertainment to help us bring awareness about our paint recycling and donation programs, and other programs such as recruiting volunteers for our frequent painting projects for low-income families and homeless in our communities.

The Global Paint for Charity, Inc. ("GPC" or "Global Paint") is a notable 501(c) 3 non-profit organization works with companies, Home Improvement Retailers, households and manufacturers to salvage paint and supplies to change lives, transforms communities and protect the environment. The paint and supplies are then donated to various channels for construction, rejuvenation and beautification of schools, hospitals, churches, women’s centers and family homes in developing countries and certain communities in the United States. Through our Paint Project & Beautification programs, we have worked with local and international humanitarian, faith and community groups, and volunteers from many corporations to paint in neglected areas within our local communities.

At Global Paint for Charity, we believe a coating of paint on the walls can have a significant, positive, and powerful impact on people’s lives for many years to come. And we know that here in the United Sates people love colors. And colors are an essential component of success, creativity and commitment to arts and culture. But 1.6 billion individuals can't afford a gallon of paint to paint their home. The cost of a gallon of paint is simply too high.

It’s estimated that 80 percent of the world’s homes and schools face the dreary reality of unpainted walls, and more than 70 million children have never had access to a painted classroom. Thousands of gallons of paint can be shipped in sea containers paid for by contributions from generous people and corporations. Paint does not only make communities brighter, but it also protects against mold, bacteria and dangerous germs. The presence of which have a significant the health of less fortunate communities. And of course, the environment is better protected by recycling paint, instead of dumping it in landfills.

Please visit our web site at http://www.globalpaints.o

Description of this Volunteer Opportunity

Many can even be done primarily from home!

Possible projects include:
Writing press releases, media advisories, and articles for internal and external publications
Reviewing performances and interacting with members of the media leading up to and at events
Assist in the execution of surveys
Schedule and coordinate speaking engagements, appearances, photo shoots, and other special events
Interns are required to work at least 16-24 hours per week or as needed to fulfill credit requirements
Develop a public relations plan
Developing an effective PSA
Develop a marketing strategy to raise awareness of the organization in the community at large.
Solicit major donations
Develop an annual report
Marketing development, implementation, and management
Content management
Donors/Volunteers/Customers/vendor relations

Key Skills
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Exceptional organizational and project management abilities
-Bookkeeping skills
-Great ability to focus
-Concerned about doing things the right way
-Calm under pressure
-Learning based
-Service-based attitude
-Proven ability to succeed
-Tech Savvy

Global Paint offers at least 3 internship opportunities per year. We provide these opportunities to students from various Universities/Technical Colleges to explore career paths within the non-profit sector. An internship with us helps not only to develop your professional skills, but also to grow your networking experience.

If you are interested in the above internship opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to info@globalpaints.org with the position in the subject line. If your education and background are not in the above list, you can also send your Resume, cover letter and your wished position. We will consider your applicant according to our availability.

Skills

  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Content Management Systems
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed

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