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Lowcountry Food Bank Communications Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 5 December 2018 | 1:32 pm — 

Communications Intern 

Development and Communications Department Position Description 

 

Position: Communications and Marketing Intern

Description and Learning Objective: Lowcountry Food Bank seeks a dynamic intern to assist marketing and communications efforts. This internship is a great opportunity to learn about marketing while working for a well-respected non-profit organization.

The internship will prepare the student for a position in marketing with a non-profit organization and help develop the skills needed to promote and market a company within a marketing or public relations department.

Responsibilities 

Assist with:

  • Creation and scheduling of social media posts; analyze and report social media analytics
  • Update media contact database, which will support Lowcountry Food Bank branding and help educate external audiences
  • Graphic design, including flyers, e-vites and additional marketing materials to reach the target audience
  • Website updates in WordPress, which will improve and help round out website content
  • Frequent event implementation and execution; coordination and attendance at events, which helps improve Lowcountry Food Bank’s image and brand to external audiences
  • Fund and food drives, which instill fundraising skills and help Lowcountry Food Bank obtain donations that help alleviate hunger in our community
  •  Collaboration with department on new ideas to reach target audiences
  • Organization and maintenance of photos and images we frequently utilize for community outreach, which will result in a photo library
  • Performing data analysis of communication materials’ reach, which determines the effectiveness of marketing materials
  • Administrative duties as needed

Qualifications 

  • Enrolled in third or fourth year of an undergraduate degree in English, Marketing/Communications, Public Relations, or Journalism; available 8-10 hours per week
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented; professional and effective communications, both written and oral
  • Excellent computer skills with experience in social media and Microsoft Office
  • The ability to work independently and with team members
  • Dependability, flexibility; the ability to work well under pressure
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Lowcountry Food Bank

About Lowcountry Food Bank: Feed. Advocate. Empower 

Lowcountry Food Bank serves the 10 coastal counties of South Carolina and distributed more than 28 million pounds of food in 2017. Lowcountry Food Bank helps fight hunger by distributing food to nearly 300 partner agencies including soup kitchens, homeless shelters and emergency food pantries. Lowcountry Food Bank advocates on behalf of the hungry and helps empower people to make healthy and nutritious food choices. For more information go to http://www.lowcountryfoodbank.org.

 

Lowcountry Food Bank is an equal employment opportunity employer.

 

This opportunity is also posted on Handshake.

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