March of Dimes

The March of Dimes is a non-profit agency that provides a unique partnership of volunteers and professionals working together in the prevention of birth defects, infant mortality and prematurity. It is funded by voluntary contributions from individuals, businesses, and a variety of other organizations. While the internship is unpaid, interning with the March of Dimes provides a great resume building experience.

Seeking:

Junior/senior level Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, and/or Event Planning students who have a passion for nonprofit. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite is a must, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience May Include:

  • Event planning and logistics
  • Write and publish newsletters
  • Create flyers, direct mail pieces and training resources
  • Coordinate radio and television PSA’ s, interviews and fact sheets
  • Manage donor base, solicitation, and build clientele
  • Recruit and manage event volunteers
  • Prepare campaign materials, organize events
  • Publicity/Media Relations for special events

The Northeast Florida Division of the March of Dimes provides an invaluable experience to interns wanting to have a hands-on experience in their field of study. The intern should look forward to multi-tasking, organizing, and adding their own creativity to the work they produce.

This internship is open during Winter, Spring, and Summer semesters.  There are three slots available.

Please email resume and cover letter to: Sarah Ownby

March of Dimes, Northeast Florida Division

sownby@marchofdimes.org or (904) 239-5822

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