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National Headache Foundation Communications Internship

Híbrido, El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Chicago, IL

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Fecha de inicio:10 de septiembre de 2024
Fecha de finalización:19 de diciembre de 2024
Fecha límite de postulación:6 de septiembre de 2024
Tipo de pago:Por hora
Sueldo o asignación para gastos específicos:$ 16.50
Horas por Semana:10 hrs. (at least 6 hrs in-person)

Descripción

Position: Communications Internship

Location Requirement: 162 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654 with partial hybrid

Email: HR@headaches.org

Website: www.headaches.org


Details:

Start Date: September 10th, 2024

Wage: $16.50/hr.

Application Deadline: August 9th, 2024 

Hours Per Week: 10 hrs. (at least 6 hrs in-person)


Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of individuals suffering from headache and migraine? Do you possess an interest in connecting peoples’ stories to the larger community The National Headache Foundation (NHF) is seeking a dynamic communications intern to support our organization in its mission to enhance the healthcare of individuals in the community living with headache and migraine and promote education and access to care and treatment.

About the National Headache Foundation (NHF):

The National Headache Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that for over 50 years has provided education, awareness, and advocacy for those affected by headache and migraines. We strive to improve the lives of individuals through awareness campaigns, healthcare providers/ patient education, and community engagement. By promoting advancements in treatment and access to care, we aim to alleviate the burden of headache and migraine to improve the quality of life for over 42 million Americans. 

Join the National Headache Foundation in cultivating connections and partnerships that inspire action and instill hope.

The National Headache Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and commit ourselves to creating an inclusive environment for everyone.


Internship Overview:

This Fall 2024 you will experience working at the National Headache Foundation (NHF), a nationally recognized, mission-driven Patient Advocacy Group, NFH has a small staff of dedicated individuals focused on helping people living with migraine and headache optimize the moments in their lives. The internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in communications, public relations, and healthcare advocacy. The intern will play a crucial role in creating educational materials, collecting and sharing personal stories, and supporting communications efforts.

We are looking for a college level intern who has a strong interest in supporting the creation of resources for people living with headache and migraine.


Guided by our Director of Strategic Partnerships & Programs Lead, the Communications Intern will be responsible for:

Responsibilities

  • Collect, develop, and craft personal stories from individuals affected by headache disorders into engaging content for use across various platforms
  • Research and/or develop educational materials and digital content to support programs   
  • Help draft press releases and other PR materials to promote programs
  • Work collaboratively with other team members to brainstorm and execute communication strategies and campaigns
  • Assist with administrative duties such as maintaining contact databases, organizing digital assets, and other tasks as needed
  • Assist staff members with research and day-to-day tasks
  • Maintain an organized office environment that is easily navigable for staff
  • Be able to formulate a research document in an organized manner
  • Identify opportunities for improvement within our current program and curriculum

Qualifications

  • Strong writing, editing, and storytelling skills
  • Proficiency in digital content creation
  • Bold enough to offer recommendations to help the NHF become our best selves
  • Experience with Office suite (Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook) and Canva
  • Must be available at least 6 hours between (Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday from 9am-4pm) in our physical office and remaining time can be spent remote
  • Open to having a flexible workday


Education:

Pursuing or recently completed a degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or a related field from an accredited college or university preferred


Position: Communications Internship

Location Requirement: 162 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654 with partial hybrid

Email: HR@headaches.org

Website: www.headaches.org


Details:

Start Date: September 10th, 2024

Wage: $16.50/hr.

Application Deadline…

Ubicación

Híbrido
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Chicago, IL
162 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
Suite 500

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How to Apply:

If you are excited about the opportunity to join an organization dedicated to supporting the headache and migraine community, and driving positive change in the field, please submit the following documents via email to HR@headaches.org.

  1. A detailed resume outlining your qualifications and relevant experience.
  2. A cover letter expressing your interest in the position and highlighting your vision for supporting the National Headache Foundation.


Applications will be accepted until August 9th. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further consideration. Join us in our vision of imagining a world without headache.


The National Headache Foundation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status

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