Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Tulsa Nonprofit Internship

Position Location: Tulsa, Okla.

Alzheimer’s Association Oklahoma and Arkansas Chapter: Marketing Internship

Program Goal:
The internship program at the Alzheimer’s Association Oklahoma and Arkansas Chapter is designed to provide interns with a realistic, hands-on perspective of the marketing/public relations profession. In the process, interns gain valuable, resume-building skills, experiences and work samples.

Coursework in communications, public relations or related field preferred. Must possess a willingness to work with a diverse group of individuals. Must have good organizational, customer service, excellent computer and time management skills.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit correspondence including news releases, web stories and magazine articles for a variety of clients.
  • Assist with promotions and events.
  • Collaborate and communicate with other members of the Marketing and Program Department
  • Assist in the preparation of organization newsletter
  • Website administration: develop local chapter presence on social media sites including Twitter, MySpace and Facebook, and regularly update content provided by VP of Marketing and Programs
  • Provide a weekly report with status of projects and hours spent on projects

Candidate Should Have:

  • Academic approval for internship course credit.
  • Completed at least two years of study in journalism/public relations degree tract.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, InDesign, Photoshop, e-mail, Internet and PowerPoint.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Experience and familiarity with basic journalism practices and AP style.
  • Strong desire to participate in a team environment.
  • Professional dress and demeanor.
  • At least 10-15 hours a week to devote to the internship. Hours are flexible. May work from home computer with access to email and Internet.

Tonda Ames, VP of Marketing and Programs 918-481-7782

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