The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
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.
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 email@example.com or 303-757-0959.