Public Relations Intern


Cause Areas


Sat Feb 04, 2017 - Sun Jun 11, 2017


8114 SE Division St.Portland, OR 97206


How to Apply:

1. Read our intern expectations and the job description:

2. Send your resume to

3. Complete the formal application at:

4. We will contact you within a few days if we think you may be a good fit


To grow and enhance Passion Impact’s positive publicity online.


Our Public Relations Intern will be responsible for managing our outward publicity. We are looking for consistent advertising and branding with regard to our vision to stick and grow in people’s minds. Our prime candidate will not only believe in our Golden Circle, but be invested in setting long term goals for our social media sites and executing weekly checkpoints and evaluations in order to ensure those goals are being met. Improvement is the name of the game, so let's have fun with it, increase followers, provide valuable information/links/resources and stay involved via our online presence!

Required Education

  • Recent graduate (within 1 year) or currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in communication, english, writing, graphic design, or relevant field preferred.

Desired Skills

  • Proficient knowledge of Instagram, LinkedIn, Blogs, Youtube, Wordpress, and Twitter

  • Positive communication through email, phone, Skype, and face-to-face

  • Storytelling and writing background

  • Excellent grammar and strong research skills

  • Proactive communication skills with the ability to synthesize information in a compelling and succinct form

  • Team Player with outstanding planning skills

  • Proficient in Google Drive (Particularly Google Forms and Google Sheets or MS Excel) Google Calendar, Meistertask, MindMeister, Mailchimp, Canva, and/or ability to learn technology at a fast pace

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively

  • Enthusiastic about Passion Impact’s mission and team focused


  • Evaluate each SM outlet at the outset of your internship and each according week

  • Increase all SM engagement by 50% throughout internship

  • Increase followers on each SM platform to over 2000

  • Create & distribute Press Releases

  • Design graphics for and keep the website updated with all of our current actions

  • Collaborate with all team members to promote our work through PR

  • Complete an Internship Portfolio that includes a personal reflection and a presentation

  • Serve on our Portland Advisory Board Community & Partnerships Committee

  • Complete an Internship Portfolio that includes a personal reflection and a presentation


  • February 4, 2017 - June 11, 2017 (possibility to extend based on performance and project availability)

  • Must Attend February 4, 2017 Training

  • Must attend weekly office meetings Monday 9-10 AM and Friday 12:30-1:30 PM


As a small grassroots organization we do not currently have funding to compensate interns. If you are a student and qualify for workstudy at PCC or PSU, we will gladly work with your college or university to make sure that you receive compensation for your time devoted to Passion Impact. We are also happy to help you receive course credit.


  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 10 hours per week

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