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Communications Intern

Monday, June 5th to Friday, August 11th, 2017
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About

SupervisorLatinitas Austin
FacultyLatinitas Austin
Hiring ManagerLatinitas Austin
PaidNo
CreditYes
Description
Want to make a difference in a girl’s life? Help Hispanic girls succeed by volunteering with Latinitas. 

Become a Communications Intern and help promote our mission to the Austin area. 

Latinitas is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering Latina youth through media. We publish LatinitasMagazine.org, the first bilingual webzine by and for U.S. Hispanic girls. We host after-school clubs and outreach programs which help girls express themselves through media. 

The communications interns will have a unique opportunity to learn about non-profit public affairs through hands-on activities and exposure to a wide range of events and projects. 

Your responsibility would be to further the public image of the organization and to help create wider exposure in the Austin area. We have plenty of opportunities to fill your portfolio while having a lot of fun and helping girls at the same time! We offer meaningful and fulfilling experiences for several interests and academic backgrounds. 

Marketing/Advertising: Help develop & implement marketing & advertising plan. 
Public Relations: Update media contact list, write press releases for upcoming events, pitch story ideas to reporters and monitor media coverage. 
Fundraising: Assist with raising funds through special events & sponsorships. 
Graphic/ Web Design: Design promotional materials & update website. 
Photography: Cover events, develop photography projects. 
Event Planning: Aid in organizing conferences and special events. 
Multimedia: Create video, audio and photo projects for web publication.

This position is recommended for students with a major in Journalism, Communications, Business, Marketing, Public Relations or Advertising. However, anyone interested is very welcome to apply. 

This position requires 10-15 hours of work per week. Hours and days of work are flexible. Interns are encouraged to gain experience and skills geared toward their interests! 

We offer for-credit internships. This is a non-paid intern position, but the experience is priceless. 

The ideal intern will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Interns should be enthusiastic, organized, resourceful, and creative. We are looking for a self-starter who is able to work independently and is willing to take advantage of this opportunity to develop their professional skills. Bilingual volunteers are encouraged to apply. Interns must be computer literate, demonstrating proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive, social media platforms and basic knowledge of website management. Graphic design, e-mail marketing, public relations experience is a plus. Training will be given as necessary.

Location: 4926 East Cesar Chavez Street, La Mariposa Centro Cultural, Austin, TX 78702