Communications and Event Support


Cause Areas

When

Mon Aug 22, 2016 - Fri Dec 30, 2016

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

The Pearl Club has a mission to empower, educate and support young women to overcome poverty through fostering educational pursuits. Through our programming, we aim to support young women to earn postsecondary degrees and become career savvy young professionals.


Overall Tasks:

Writing press releases

Developing social media content (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc.) and managing online presence

Garner users to follow/like for the Pearl Club

Assist with fundraising event in November

Reports to Executive Director


Regular commitments/meetings:

10 hours per week

Weekly staff meeting, time TBD


Qualified candidates will be/have:

A commitment to the mission of the Pearl Club

Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills

Self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong written, verbal & organizational skills

Excellent computer skills with experience in social media, Microsoft Office and Google Drive

The ability to work independently and with others

Dependability, flexibility, and ability to maintain confidentiality

The ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign preferred

Openness to learning and growing within the internship experience


Ideal candidate is an undergraduate (junior or senior) or graduate student in public relations, marketing, communications, digital communication for business development. Ideal candidates will be detail oriented, organized and creative and possess a professional work ethic and be enthusiastic to gain new knowledge.


This is intended to describe the general nature and level of work, and this is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Interns may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities.


Location & Hours

Specific days and number of hours are flexible and can be negotiated based on class load.


Start & End Dates

Available now with a minimum commitment of twelve weeks preferred.


Student Benefits

This internship will allow the student to:

  • Bring their classroom knowledge into a professional work setting and broaden their knowledge through hands-on application in a non profit environment.

  • Hands-on experience to build portfolio

  • School credit, depending on the requirements


How to Apply

This internship is for currently enrolled students. Please do not apply if you are looking for a full-time position. Send a resume and cover letter to:

Tamasia Johnson, tamasiajohnson@pearlclub.org

Subject Line: Communications and Event Intern

Skills

  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 19
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