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ORGANIZATION: Black Men's Health Clinic

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Organization: Black Men's Health Clinic

Job Title: Special Events Intern

Department: Communications

Reports To: Director of Communications and Special Events

Location: Remote with occasional in-office visits and attendance at special events

Office Address: 6633 Highway 290 East, Suite 100, Austin, Texas 78723

Job Type: Part-time (Approximately 19 hours per week)

About Us: Black Men's Health Clinic (BMHC) is dedicated to improving the overall health and well-being of Black men, men of color, their immediate families, and those who have extenuating circumstances. Through comprehensive healthcare services and community engagement, we address the physical, mental, and social issues and/or disparities our clients face. As a student intern with BMHC, you will contribute to our mission of promoting health equity. We invite you to take part in this important advocacy movement that is raising awareness, helping eliminate disparities through access to care, and fostering thriving communities.

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Special Events Intern who wants to enrich their educational and workforce development experience by joining our remote team.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning, communication, and scheduling of special events and meetings
  • Assist in the program content development for events, solicit sponsors, create, and coordinate the drafting/distribution of promotional materials, sell tickets
  • Assist in managing pre- and on-site registration (tracking via database, generating reports and
  • producing attendee badges) for all events and programs
  • Work with Marketing Team to plan and execute all marketing activities necessary to ensure
  • successful events
  • Participate in planning committee meetings including distributing agenda and taking minutes
  • Monitor the special events content on the website and social media sites to ensure they are updated
  • Secure equipment and rentals as needed, set-up, tear-down, and assist with overall event execution

QUALIFICATIONS -

Primary Skills and Competencies:

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and follow- up skills
    • Organizational skills to manage multiple tasks, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize in a
    • changing environment and still meet deadlines
    • A high level of attention to detail
    • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently
    • Ability to anticipate, understand, and creatively solve problems or resolve issues
    • Proactive and self-motivated attitude towards achieving goals
  • Willingness to follow instructions but also willing to ask questions when needed

Secondary Competencies (nice to have but not required):

  • Creative and/or Graphics Design: Contribute creative and innovative ideas to the team
  • Tech Savvy: Comfortable with using various digital tools and adapting to new technologies
  • Creative and/or Graphics Design: Contribute creative and innovative ideas to the team

Workforce Development Learning Outcomes may provide the following experience:

  • Event conceptualization, goals, objectives, budgets, project plans, and logistics skills
  • How to develop verbal and written communication skills, time management, and project planning
  • Opportunities to participate in events, creating marketing deliverables and media kits, writing press releases, and developing digital campaigns
  • How to approach communication in underserved populations, particularly in the healthcare industry
  • How to conceptualize and create innovative and creative designs to fit the BMHC brand
  • Help hone research, analysis, and reporting skills

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a degree program related to Journalism, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or a related field (or relevant work experience)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional proofreading and editing skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a remote, fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of health-related issues and cultural sensitivity, particularly related to Black men's health is a plus, but there is an opportunity to learn

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to attend occasional in-office meetings and events, if needed
  • Ability to travel to occasional special events, if needed

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter, along with a writing sample(s) and/or a portfolio, showcasing previous communications-related work to: communications.team@blackmensclinic.org.

Please include "Special Events Intern - Black Men's Health Clinic" in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

The Black Men's Health Clinic is an equal opportunity employer.


We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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About Black Men's Health Clinic

Location:

6633 E HIGHWAY 290, AUSTIN, TX 78723, US

Mission Statement

The Black Men's Health Clinic strives to address this healthcare gap for Black men by offering mental, physical, and social health services.

Description

This is a first-of-its-kind health clinic addressing the long-time care gap for men of color. The name Black Men’s Health Clinic is intended to remind us of the inequities men of color experience and represent our commitment to addressing them. Black and brown men are far more likely than their counterparts to die prematurely of heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes. Even with research studies and modernized approaches to health, this statistic has unfortunately not changed. BMHC is here to ensure the longevity of life for men of color by elevating it to an essential priority, and providing resources designed to best aid them.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Media & Broadcasting
Health & Medicine, Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Austin, TX 78723

(30.30813,-97.68195)
 

SKILLS

  • Journalism

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