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


1801 Miccosukee CommonsTallahassee, FL 32308


Position Objective:

To support seasonal activities of the Development Department in an environment conducive to learning the responsibilities of the development and public relations functions.


  • Junior or Senior pursuing a degree in public relations or related fields
  • Positive, professional attitude and a team player


  • Knowledge of social media
  • Verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of special events, fundraising activities and other public functions
  • Ability set and meet deadlines, problem solve and manage multiple tasks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • High level of creativity

Essential Functions:

  • Aid in strategic planning of awareness, outreach and volunteer efforts and fulfill marketing and communications needs Assist with management of organization’s social media sites
  • Develop and maintain fundraising and/ or public relations programs
  • Ensure prompt, accurate gift processing, gift acknowledgment and donor recognition activities
  • Prepare materials that promote the organization’s varied programs
  • Write and produce materials and correspondence for agency activities
  • Write and distribute news releases
  • Assist Development staff with seasonal elements of the annual development plan and budget, including donor relations, cultivation and recognition
  • Prepare materials for solicitation of special event support
  • Assist Resource Development Specialist with fundraising activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Summer 2018
  • Flexible; minimum of 15-20 hours a week preferred

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume to Jessica Porter at Jessica.Porter@chsfl.org or Kelsey Gallo at Kelsey.Gallo@chsfl.org Please include your availability; start date, end date and the approximate number of hours that you are available to work each week. If you plan to intern for credit at your college or university, please send internship requirements and advisor contact information along with your resume via email.

About CHS

CHS began in 1902 as an orphanage and 110 years later, serves more than 5,000 children and families in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton Counties. CHS works to restore and strengthen families through its various child abuse prevention programs and services. For more information visit www.chsfl.org/western.


  • Advertising
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21

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