Cause Areas


Mon Feb 26, 2018 - Mon Dec 31, 2018


6920 S East St Suite BIndianapolis, IN 46227


A Communications Intern will be responsible for creating content for Beacon of Hope Crisis Center’s online presence through social media and other communications. We are looking for a passionate individual to bring bright ideas to Beacon of Hope Crisis Center that increase education and awareness within the community. This position will allow for flexibility - maximizing your skill set and building your resume. The Communications Intern will be expected to collaborate with the team on big projects and fundraising events. Exceptional writing and grammar ability as well as creative design skills; both need to be present and co-exist for this individual to be optimally successful in this internship role.

Ability to understand, embrace and deliver on the following:

Mission alignment
Branding alignment
Attention to detail
Efficient use of time
Planning ahead
Scheduling and planning
Bringing forth ideas
Audience growth

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Stay up to date on new trends & movements relating to domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Research and create content for social media
  • Write blog posts
  • Implement fundraising initiatives
  • Follow agency rules and protocols for admitting people to the center
  • Foster an environment of respect with clients, callers and staff


  • Excellent organization
  • Creativity
  • Strong writing skills
  • Research
  • Multi-tasking
  • Punctuality and dependability
  • Proactive

Required Qualifications:

  • Completed or in the process of obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or related field.
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
  • Ability to do online research
  • Ability to pass a criminal background

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Graphic Design
  • Experience in blogging and video blogging
  • Experience working for a Nonprofit
Experience with Mail Chimp


Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check

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