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Join our Team

Position: Communications Intern

 

We are seeking a Communications Intern to join our team to broaden our reach and impact in the media. The Communications Intern will be responsible for:

 

Social Media

  • Manage the company’s various social media platforms and post content.

  • Creatively execute technical social media campaigns on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

  • Track social media engagement to identify high-performing ideas and campaigns for scalability.

  • Create and distribute content on Company blog and pitch op-eds to online outlets. 

Marketing

  • Create weekly email marketing newsletters for current subscribers.

  • Actively seek marketing opportunities to expand business reach.

 

Public Relations

 

  • Support and expand public relationships with the press, media contacts, and general public.

  • Pitch stories about Company to local and national outlets. 

 

 Position Requirements:

  • Must have excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to create captivating and relative content for social media via Canva or any other graphics platforms

  • Must have a solid understanding of social media platforms.

  • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to complete projects that are time-sensitive. 

  • Have knowledge of local and national media outlets that are focused on the well-being of millennials and Black women.

  • Have knowledge of PR skills including but not limited to: pitching, creating press releases, and public speaking. 

  • Ability to work remotely and independently. 

  • Must share an interest in uplifting mental wellness in the Black community.

 

Hours Requirements: 8 — 10 hours a week. 

 

Internship Duration: April 2020 - December 2020.

 

Educational Requirements: 2+ years of college, 

 

This Internship is unpaid. We do provide the following benefits of interning with the Company:

  • Gain real world exposure to the day-to-day operations of a growing, well-respected social enterprise. 

  • Participate in exclusive events with top professionals in the mental health and wellness field in Chicago. 

  • Opportunities for growth to shape the media brand of a growing social enterprise. 

  • Participate in both the creative process and editing process of press releases, event submissions, media alerts and social media posts.

  • Contribute to valuable work that can be added to your portfolio to show a future potential employer.

  • Potential advancement in the Company in 2021. 

Application Deadline: March 21, 2020. Projected Start Date: April 6, 2020

Send cover letter & resume to: Camesha L. Jones, LCSW at: info@sistaafya.com with the subject line ‘ [Application] Communications Intern’