Nonprofit Communications Intern

  • Denver, CO, US

Application Guidelines

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to info@childrensfuture.org

We are asking for a commitment until December with 15-20 hours per week. Flexible schedule.

Note: This is an unpaid position that must be completed at the Posner Center in Denver, Colorado. Children's Future will not cover relocation or living costs.

Non-profit Communications Intern

About the Organization

Children's Future runs a holistic education program in Battambang, Cambodia, an area still deeply affected by the Cambodian genocide and civil war. We currently serve over 250 of Battambang's most vulnerable children and their families, providing them with the opportunity to receive quality education and pursue professional careers. Recognizing the interconnectivity of problems facing our students, our holistic approach guarantees that each child's needs are met in and out of the classroom.

Impact

We guarantee that every student is safe, healthy, and in school. By supporting children today, our aim is that they can support themselves and their community tomorrow. To date, 100% of our graduates have moved on to higher education or vocational training. Our graduates serve as role models for the community, encouraging children and their families to prioritize education.

The Position

We are looking for a sharp, proactive, and personable candidate for the Nonprofit Communications internship. The applicant will work under the Communications Director in managing and building relationships with internal and external publics. This position is ideal for undergraduate or graduate students with a background in International Development and/or Communications/PR/Marketing.

Key Responsibilities:

The Non-profit Communications intern will assist the Communications Director in:

  • Developing and executing individual communication campaigns in alignment with the organization's strategic goals
  • Identifying PR opportunities, drafting and distributing news releases, monthly newsletters, event promotions, and collateral materials.
  • Marketing fundraising events and merchandise and developing promotional materials
  • Managing the organization's online presence through social media and other avenues

Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative, self-directed, and detail-oriented
  • Optimist who believes the world can be a better place
  • Ability to take ownership of projects, seeing them through from start to finish
  • Working knowledge of AP style
  • Proficiency in MS Office and online platforms like Facebook, Twitter, WordPress and Constant Contact (training available)
  • Knowledge of international development dynamics preferred
  • Graphic Design skills are a big plus (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)

Benefits

  • Flexibility to determine particular interests regarding internship roles and responsibilities and to finish the internship with a portfolio of real achievements and results.
  • Access to cutting-edge, ongoing training and collaboration with individuals working on international development in an engaging office environment (Posner Center for International Development)
  • Work directly with Executive Director, Outreach Director, and Communications Director
  • Networking opportunities with board of director and other high-level donors.

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  • 1031 33rd St
    Denver, CO, US 80205
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  • Start date:

    July 11, 2016
  • End date:

    December 16, 2016
  • Hours per week:

    20
  • Compensation:

    Unpaid

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