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Project Intern

JOB TITLE: PROJECT INTERN (spring semester and/or summer)
REPORTS TO: RFW Director of Marketing and Programs

A unique opportunity to work alongside our volunteers to provide marketing and public relations support and ideas for Rachael’s First Week (RFW), a local not-for-profit, that focuses on educating graduating high school seniors and college freshman on making smart choices as they transition into adulthood.

So, get your creative juices flowing to provide informative educational ways to communicate topics and resources that are key to our program’s mission and relative to your peers by way of social media (Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat & Facebook) and our website.

1. Maintain and update RFW website –
2. Assist with updating and maintaining the RFW social media sites (Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat & Facebook)
3. Work with volunteers to create and update forms and handouts needed for speaking engagements and events.
4. Update and add RFW live program dates and SafeTea podcast date launches to the website.
5. Research topics related to topics upcoming programs
6. Refresh pictures, links, and educational resources on all social media sites
7. Respond within 24 hours to all emails to with an email to a volunteer to ensure follow-up and action taken.
8. Contact sponsors with updates on programs and events. Sending a thank you note when appropriate.
9. Send out acknowledgement emails or letters to every person who contacts RFW through the website.
10. Answer emails and requests for information for RFW within 24 hours.
11. Assist with Press Releases and Media contacts
12. Assist in marketing and mailings for sponsorship and fundraising as needed.
13. Other duties as assigned

a. Must be creative and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
b. Individual must demonstrate the ability to handle discretionary information in a confidential and professional manner.
c. Must have strong organizational skills and be able to direct the work of others; demonstrate strong knowledge of public relations and marketing/business development techniques and creativity in developing new programs. Proven skill in dealing effectively and harmoniously with persons of all levels is a necessity. This position requires a strong fluency in use of computer and software programs and ability to perform detailed work with accuracy. Must be self-directed and self-motivated with a strong desire for continuing success of Rachael’s First Week.

a. General language skills, both written and verbal.
b. Ability to perform mathematical skills, including calculation of figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions and percentages, and the ability to apply the concepts of algebra. Must possess analytic capabilities and strong attention to detail.
c. Advanced computer knowledge with emphasis on Microsoft products including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint and social media.

Computer and mobile phone

Individual will have frequent contact with physicians, allied health professionals, donors, parents, volunteers, academic teachers, and students.

  • This is a hybrid position, with some work being remote and other work being on-site
  • Please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the best candidate to be our intern
  • Internship should be eligible for academic credit
  • Intern will be paid a $500 stipend