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Communications/Social Media Internship

Richmond
The Communications Intern will provide support to implement World Pediatric Project’s communications, marketing, social media, and public relations efforts. The Communications Intern will work closely with the Director of Communications on specific duties which include but are not limited to:
  • Develop content and post via social media on behalf of WPP
  • Work with Development team to assist in the creation of a digital content calendar and promotional material for upcoming events
  • Maintain communication with US Referrals team regarding WPP patients in town to develop fresh content, photos, and videos for online channels
  • Develop and propose ideas for mini-campaigns focused on specific calls-to-action to help spread WPP’s message
  • Research relevant news articles on a weekly basis to tweet about and to obtain media pitch
  • Learn about nonprofit development, event planning, communications and marketing in a small, professional environment which will give the intern extensive independence
Qualifications:
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Familiarity and experience using various social media platforms – including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn
  • An interest in marketing, communications, public relations and/or social media in a nonprofit
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and online services
  • The ability to work independently and assertively to take on individual projects with minimal need for supervision
  • Graphic design experience preferred
  • Experience with photography/videography is a plus, but not required
  • Must be willing to dedicate 10 hours per week for internship
Unpaid. Writing sample required.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Josephine Lush, Director of Volunteers, at jlush@worldpediatricproject.org