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Public Relations & Social Media Intern

About Vitamin Angels: Vitamin Angels (VA) is a global public health organization working towards ending malnutrition worldwide by distributing life-changing vitamins and minerals to at-risk mothers and children under five in the U.S. and around the world. In 2019, Vitamin Angels will provide vitamins and minerals to nearly 70 million mothers and children in more than 70 countries around the world, including the U.S.

About this Role

Vitamin Angels is looking for a PR & Social Media Intern who will be responsible for assisting with implementing Vitamin Angels PR and social media strategies. This internship offers students the opportunity to gain experience in PR and social media as it relates to the public health, nutrition, and nonprofit industries.

This role will assist/support the following responsibilities: 

PR

  • Research and build media and influencer lists
  • Drafts press materials, creative pitches, contributed articles and other communications documents as needed
  • Media monitoring
  • Creates media coverage reports
  • Helps identify target publications and reporters for specific outreach  

Social

  • Write and edit engaging and informative social media posts that align to the social media content strategy  
  • Build custom social content schedules on platforms like Hubspot
  • Monitor social media analytics
  • Create monthly and campaign-focused social media reports
  • Community management- monitor and reply to messages and comments in a timely, professional manner

Qualifications

To be considered, applicants must have the following qualifications/skills:

  • Ideal candidates have a background (experience or studying) in journalism, marketing communications or business
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop
  • Interest in media, trends and what constitutes a newsworthy story
  • Strong and compelling writer - creative, attention to detail in grammar, spelling, punctuation
  • Proficiency with social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn
  • Ability to multitask
  • Self-motivated- ability to take initiative when necessary
  • Good attitude - willingness to learn and take direction
  • Reliable - completes tasks by deadlines
  • Previous experience in PR, marketing or journalism is a plus

Internship Details

  • Internship Salary: monthly stipend of $400 for 10-15 hours per week
  • Internship begins Spring semester 2020 (semester based or can continue through Summer and Fall)

How to Apply

  • Please email cover letter, resume and two writing samples to: Madison Serrano, mserrano@vitaminangels.org

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