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Communications Intern

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Published 26 days ago

Position Overview

The Communications Intern will gain experience in building internal/external

relationships with the community, organization, and media partners. The intern will

also gain experience in professional writing and graphic design.

Ideal candidates will be able to commit for the full year (September-May, with breaks

for holidays and exams), but candidates who can only commit through December will

also be considered.

The majority of work can be done remotely, but candidates must reside in Chicagoland

in order to attend some in-person requirements such as client interviews and events.

Candidates must be available to meet for at least one hour per week during regular

business hours, between 9 AM - 5 PM Monday-Thursday. All other work may be

completed on the candidates own time.

Reports to: Director of Development and Communications

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Support the Director of Development and Communications in developing and managing a consistent, branded communications strategy and calendar
  • Review and update the organization’s style guide
  • Produce written and visual materials to support SCN communications for the website, social media, newsletters, printed materials, and more.
  • Use ethical storytelling techniques to collect client stories to be used in external communications materials.
  • Assist with special events communications, including execution of the event.
  • Assist with any photography needs.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Director of Development and Communications.

Learning Outcomes & Benefits

  • Apply the principles of public relations and communication in a non-profit organization.
  • Gain experience in project management.
  • Create materials that can be included in a professional portfolio.

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Intern should have experience in communications or a related field with skills in graphic design, photography, written and oral communication.
  • Commitment to social justice and basic understanding of issues affecting refugees.
  • Knowledge of Google Products, Microsoft Office, Canva, Constant Contact preferred.
  • Meets weekly with their supervisor.

Position Overview

The Communications Intern will gain experience in building internal/external

relationships with the community, organization, and media partners. The intern will

also gain experience in professional writing and…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
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    September 12, 2022
  • End Date
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    May 31, 2023
  • Application Deadline
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    August 7, 2022
  • Internship Benefits
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    Academic Credits
  • Payment
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    Hourly
  • Stipend / Wage
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    $15
  • Hours Per Week
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    Average of 7 hours per week

Benefits

Benefits

Hybrid work environment, Professional Development Stipend

Benefits

Hybrid work environment, Professional Development Stipend

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a paragraph explaining your qualifications for the

position to lauren@syriancommunitynetwork.org with the subject “Communications

Intern”. No phone calls or other inquiries please. Only applicants selected for an

interview will be contacted.

Please submit your resume and a paragraph explaining your qualifications for the

position to lauren@syriancommunitynetwork.org with the subject “Communications

Intern”. No…

Location

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Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Chicago, IL
Associated Location
5439 North Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640, United States
Suite 1

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