Chicago House and Social Service Agency
POSITION TITLE: Development Intern
PAY RANGE/GRADE: Extracurricular Internship
Description of Opportunity: Recently, Chicago House developed a Digital Marketing Strategy with the goal of adapting to a more planned out approach to the use of social media to promote the work of the organization. Our Communications Intern will be specifically working on helping to implement this new strategy. Projects will include: maintaining a blog for the agency website; writing and distributing monthly newsletters to donors and volunteers; updating and maintenance of agency website; and assorted project related to the strategic plan and the intern’s academic interests.
In order to successfully complete the projects listed above, the intern will have the opportunity to conduct interviews with staff and clients who are participating in agency programming. If time allows, the intern may be involved in simple video production and editing for incorporation into our social media channels. Finally, the intern will also be involved in an array of fundraising activities as a member of the Development Department of Chicago House and Social Service Agency.
SUMMARY: Implement agency digital communications and support the general development of Chicago House.
Maintain and update the Chicago House website, as needed.
Coordinate the writing and publishing of the agency newsletter, including conducting staff interviews and cultivating guest writers.
Maintain agency social media accounts in line with the agency Digital Marketing Strategy.
Produce and maintain a library of video clips featuring the activities of the agency for use on the website and social media outlets.
Meet with the Data and Communications Coordinator for supervision weekly.
Other duties that relate to development, as assigned.
Interest in public health, policy, or related field required
Strong attention to detail and the ability to establish workload priorities and meet deadlines required
Familiarity with HIV disease and LGBTQ community preferred
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and video editing software preferred
Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Data and Communications Coordinator
CLASSIFICATION STATUS: Unpaid
Date Range: August 25 (flexible)-End of Semester (May extend offer to remain through spring semester, as well)
Method of Contact: Email resume and cover letter to Julie Christensen at email@example.com.
You may list my name and phone number: 773-248-5200 ext. 202.