Special Events and Public Relations Internship


Cause Areas


Wed Sep 12, 2018 - Mon Dec 31, 2018


600 17th St., Suite 2515 SouthDenver, CO 80202


Special Events and Public Relations Intern

The American Transplant Foundation is accepting resumes for an unpaid Special Events and Public Relations Intern. The Special Events and Public Relations Intern will assist with the Foundation’s summer events, other third-party event requests, social media posts, press inquiries, public relations requests, and creation of internal and external communications. This is an unpaid position for credit from an accredited college or university.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Analyzing current social media efforts of the Foundation
  • Assisting with social media postings on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest
  • Creating monthly eNews eblast
  • Monitor media spots
  • Assisting with management of media lists via Constant Contact
  • Assist with creation of press releases when needed
  • Assist with collection and creation of patients’ stories
  • Collect social media analytics monthly
  • Research sponsorship opportunities for special events
  • Solicit for in-kind donations
  • Help with writing and creating weekly e-blasts
  • Help with outreach and recruitment for Team Transplant
  • Monitor, evaluate, and research 3 rd party event requests
  • Update events calendar on website as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate must possess in depth knowledge and use of social media sites, have a passion for ATF’s lifesaving mission and interest in transplantation. Must also possess excellent communication (written and oral) skills, have the ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions, have the ability to interact courteously and respectfully with supervisors, employees, volunteers, general public, and media and must be well organized, reliable, and accurate.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate program with a major in Communications, Public Relations, Business, or related field.
  • Previous internship or related work experience preferred.
  • Available at least 20 hours per week between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and occasional evening and weekend when needed.

To Apply: Fill out the application on our website, AmericanTransplantFoundation.org. A resume and cover letter are required. Questions about the application process can be directed to Autumn at autumn@americantransplantfoundation.org or 303-757-0959.


  • Event Management
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 8-16 hours per week

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