Job Description

Be part of the movement to end Alzheimer’s! 

 

Right now, millions of Americans are facing the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our finances, our families and our futures - but at the Alzheimer’s Association, we’re relentlessly working to change that by addressing the challenges in front of us with speed and without limitations or boundaries. With our network of more than 75 chapters across the country, we’re advancing world-class research, ensuring access to gold-standard care and support, and hiring talented, mission-driven people who make it all happen. 

 

The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times nine years in a row, recognizing our leadership, and mission-driven atmosphere. This unpaid internship provides the experience and skill building for future job possibilities in a wide range of professional settings. The Association operates out of its offices in Scarborough, Maine. 

 

Communications Internship 

 

This part-time, unpaid internship in our Scarborough office offers a flexible schedule (10 - 15 hours per week) and a learning opportunity for a student seeking experience in a voluntary health organization.  

 

Responsibilities 

 

The Communication Intern reports to the Director of Communications and assists with varied communications projects including creative, content development and logistics. The intern responsibilities include: 

 
     
  • Preparation and scheduling of social media content 
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  • Assisting with flow of communications projects and timeline maintenance 
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  • Follow-up on communications projects to provide weekly reports 
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  • Develop event calendar listings, media alerts and press releases 
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  • Research of media opportunities is local communities statewide
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  • Management of human interest story bank  
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Qualifications 

 
     
  • Interest in developing skills in a non-profit voluntary health organization 
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  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 
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  • Photo and video editing experience 
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  • Self-management skills and ability to collaborate 
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  • Understanding of file management systems and strong organizational skills 
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  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 
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  • Knowledge of the appropriate use of media technologies 
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  • Understanding of brand management  
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Application Instructions

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