American Heart Association

Two Internship Opportunities below:

Special Events Internship Job Description

  • Special Events Internship Job Description
    • Assistance with planning logistics for AHA’s three main events-
      • Heart Walk (Summer/Fall interns)- largest walk in Jacksonville with 25,000 attendees, located at Metropolitan Park
      • Heart Ball (Spring interns)- AHA’s premier gala, 400 attendees, located at Sawgrass Marriott
      • Go Red for Women (Spring/Summer interns)- large luncheon for women, located at Florida Blue
    • Tasks may include-
      • Inputting data and pulling reports for directors
      • Utilize TeamRaiser, Event Manager and Greater Giving software; will be trained on both websites
      • Attend meetings with event specialists and direct supervisors. These could include Team Captain Kickoffs, logistics meetings, office meetings, walk thru’ s at venues, activation meetings, ROI’s, and other planning meetings.
      • Hands on projections
      • Occasional assistance with the Communications Director
      • Weekly One on One meetings with direct supervisor to review work week tasks
    • Required attendance for the interns designated event (s)– Heart Walk (Fall), Heart Ball (Spring), Go Red for Women Luncheon (Spring), and Healthy Family Training Camp (Summer).

    Contact: Arissa Montigny at or Savannah Little

Mass Communication Internship Job Description

  • Copy writing for event calendar listings
  • Create marketing and promotional materials for local events
  • Coordinate resources for local events
  • Assist with writing press releases and media advisories
  • Attend events and assist the communications director with day-of media relations duties
  • Attend interviews at local media outlets
  • Manage two different Facebook accounts
  • Help maintain one Twitter account
  • Manage one Instagram account
  • Run nearby errands (stores and media outlets) to drop off and pick up communications materials
  • Input media impressions data into Excel spreadsheet

To apply for this internship, please email a resume to Lisa Craig at lisa.craig@heart org


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