Thursday, November 3, 2011

PR/Marketing Internship Lupus Foundation of America, Piedmont Chapter, Charlotte NC

Company: Lupus Foundation of America – Piedmont Chapter
Location: Charlotte, NC
Category: Non Profit/Community Service
Job Title – PR/Marketing Intern (Spring 2012)
Hours: 20-40 Hours per Week (adjusted to fit intern’s schedule)
Company Description:

The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is the nation's leading nonprofit voluntary health organization dedicated to finding the causes of and cure for lupus and providing support and services to all people affected by lupus. The LFA, Piedmont Chapter is a 19-county area in the Piedmont region of North Carolina which serves 14,000 individuals living with lupus.
Qualifications: Student must be currently pursuing a degree in Communications, Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, or a closely related field. Strong computer, verbal and written communications skills are necessary for successful completion of duties. Web and graphic design and social media background a plus.
Job Description:

The Intern will assist the chapter with key tasks as they relate to the chapter’s programs and fundraising events: media relations support, marketing of chapter activities, assisting in social media efforts. This will be a cross reference of many public relations & marketing avenues such as grassroots initiatives, traditional media, and social media. Will work with existing platforms: e-newsletters, chapter website, Facebook, Twitter, and Linked-In. Will assist in prospective new avenues: blog, online pr tools, QR codes.
Professional and educational development includes:

 * Introduction to non-profit media relations, & promotion

 * Interaction with media, sponsors, key stake holders

 * Learning the craft of messaging related to mission-focused work Training in long-term planning for campaigns (scheduling & implementing multiple messages through multiple avenues)
In your application please include: Full Application forms can be requested at info(at)lupuslinks(dot)org or 704-716-5640 ext 4. Be sure to indicate your interest is in the “PR-Marketing Internship” and which term you are applying for. Completed application forms are due by 5:00pm on designated day below.
Spring 2012 Term – Friday, December 2, and 2011

Apply here.

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