Summer 2021 Communications Intern

Role Description

We are seeking a communications intern for the Summer 2021 semester. This is a unique opportunity to help implement an inaugural strategic communication plan for a non-profit organization. The intern will work side-by-side with the communications director. This is an unpaid, remote position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing content for use across communication channels including website, social media, and e-newsletters. Content may include patient stories, research summaries, and advocacy updates
  • Updating newly relaunched website
  • Creating new LBCA materials and updating current materials
  • Assisting in graphic design and video efforts. This includes video editing.
  • Media and organization outreach. This includes developing contact lists.
  • Tracking content performance using data analytics
  • Fundraising/marketing collaborations
  • Potential opportunity to assist with virtual events

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least three years of coursework at college or university level in Health Communications, Communications, English, or another comparable degree. Graduate students are encouraged to apply.
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Ability to work virtually and independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite. Some experience with digital media tools such as Adobe, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Canva, Google Analytics. Knowledge of WordPress a plus.
  • An understanding of and appreciation for the mission of the Lobular Breast Cancer Alliance, and cancer in general, is a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to colleen@lobularbreastcancer.org by Friday, May 7, 2021.

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