*INTERNSHIP*: PUBLIC AFFAIRS (with stipend) needed ASAP

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Spondylitis Association of America

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Public Affairs Internship

The Public Affairs intern will support the Director, Brand Experience & Public Affairs. This hands-on position provides the right candidate with the opportunity to develop into a skilled strategic communications professional. The required time commitment for this opportunity is 10- 15 hours per week for college credit and a semi-annual stipend of $500.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support creation of press materials such as press releases and briefing documents
  • Developing and updating media lists
  • Analyzing media coverage
  • Assist in the coordination of events such as press conferences, media briefings, partnership meetings, media tours and industry health fairs/shows
  • Copy editing website content
  • Drafting blog posts
  • Assist with photo shoots
  • Assisting with other communications-related tasks as assigned

Desired Knowledge & Skills:

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field
  • Previous PR/Communications internship experience a plus
  • Strong writing and editing skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent command of the English language, grammar and AP Style
  • Digital and social media savvy
  • Energetic self-starter eager to learn and jump in on multiple projects
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Desire for a career in PR/strategic communications
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus

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About Spondylitis Association of America


16360 Roscoe Blvd, Ste. 100, VAN NUYS, CA 91406, US

Mission Statement

The mission of SAA is to to be a leader in the quest to cure ankylosing spondylitis and related diseases, and to empower those affected to live their lives to the fullest.


Spondyloarthritis (SpA) is a form of spinal arthritis which generally attacks young people in the prime of life and which can cause permanent disability in severe cases. Founded in 1983 by a group of spondylitis patients, SAA is a nonprofit volunteer health organization serving the nearly three million people who suffer from SpA.


We'll work with your schedule.


16360 Roscoe Blvd.Ste. 100Van Nuys, CA 91406



  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Social Media / Blogging




  • Please submit a resume, transcript or other document containing detailed information regarding your skill set, work history and/or college degree information.

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