Housing Partnerships is a nonprofit that believes every person deserves a home that is safe, warm, and dry. HPI provides emergency homes repairs to families experiencing disability or low- to moderate-income situations. Through a variety of programs, HPI works to create true partnerships with families and local agents to alleviate local substandard housing.
Housing Partnerships seeks a passionate and creative individual to support communications efforts. This internship provides excellent opportunities to develop and apply marketing and communications skills across a variety of platforms while building a foundational knowledge of nonprofit operations.
The Communications Intern will:
Manage social media presence, including Facebook and Instagram
Maintain and update website content as needed
Design marketing and reporting materials, such as graphics and flyers
Assist with production of monthly newsletter
Produce and distribute media alerts and releases through local news outlets
Support outreach initiatives with community partners, donors, and volunteers
Collaborate with staff to identify ways to boost impact through communications channels
Attend weekly meetings with supervisor
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Firm knowledge of social media platforms and tools
Ability to professionally communicate with press and community contacts
Literate across a variety of computer programs; Microsoft Office suite a must, graphic design software such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, or Canva a bonus
Basic understanding of WordPress
Previous position or related experience in marketing or communications preferred
Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines while remaining organized and detail-oriented
Effectively self-motivates and prioritizes projects
Enthusiastic about community engagement and committed to furthering HPI’s mission of alleviating local substandard housing
Start date: January 29th, 2018 – April 27th, 2018
Hours: 6-8 hours/week with flexible scheduling. Expected to be in office once a week, 4 hours/week are able to be completed remotely
Compensation: This is an UNPAID/Volunteer internship position.
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