United Way of Washtenaw County Public Relations Internship

Job Title: Public Relations and Marketing Intern

Salary Range: This is an unpaid internship. School credit is available. Internship requires 8-20hours a week (depending on role assigned). The intern will be provided with all tools necessary to complete job requirements. While the majority of the position duties will becompleted in the office, some events are offsite.

Department: Marketing and Public Relations

Reports to: President/CEO, with frequent collaboration with the directors of

agency.

Position Summary: Public Relations and Marketing Intern will apply their academic knowledge to real-world writing, media relations, marketing and promotions scenarios. Duties may include writing PR materials or marketing copy including press releases, website copy, coordinating program books and specialty publications, managing PR archives and photo resources, coordinating guests for live radio broadcasts, preparing media kits, planning special events or promotions, working with other departments to improve communication efforts, interacting with outside design vendors and members of the media, assisting with social media outreach efforts with possible opportunities for filming, interviewing and editing video, and collecting research and assisting UWWC overall marketing and PR campaigns.

Minimum Job Requirements: This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, proof-reading skills, the ability to work to deadlines and effectively multi-task. Candidates pursuing a degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or another related field strongly preferred.

Availability:

  • Office Hours, Monday-Friday, anytime between 8am and 4pm.
  • Occasional weeknights, if available
  • Length and time period of internship will depend on each intern’s individual goals, with internships available for anywhere from one semester to a year.
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