|Employer:||United Way of Kennebec Valley|
|Internship Title:||Public Relations and Marketing Intern|
|Period of Engagement:||Summer|
|Description of the Internship:|
|United Way is a nonprofit organization that partners with 50 local programs to provide a better quality of life for people experiencing emergencies, hardships and personal challenges. As a Public Relations & Marketing Intern, you will be exposed to real-life, meaningful experiences in the field of public relations and marketing at United Way of Kennebec Valley, a 62-year-old organization that supports 19 communities in Central Maine. This position reports directly to United Way’s Director of Resource Development & Marketing.
This is an opportunity to find out what nonprofit communications work is really like, support an important community cause, and generate work for future portfolios. The ideal candidate is a great writer, an avid storyteller, an intrepid researcher and a creative communicator. You must excel in written and verbal communication, be social media-savvy, comfortable editing a web site and able to manage a complex assignment from start to end. You should be detail-oriented, a serious self-starter, and an adept project juggler. The intern will work 24 hours per week.
|An individual must be able to perform the duties listed below at a satisfactory level:
|The ideal candidate will have strong communication and marketing skills along with demonstrated leadership ability. Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Other selection criteria will include demonstrated project management, team leadership experience, and extracurricular/civic activities. The candidate should also possess:
|Application is made through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.|
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