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
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.
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.