Special Olympics Florida – Duval County

The mission of Special Olympics Florida is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities who wish to participate, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community.

Public Relations & Social Media Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Assist County Director in working with Special Olympics Duval Management Team.
  • Draft stakeholder relations materials including newsletters, press releases, social media posts, presentations, meeting summaries, and other materials as directed.
  • Manipulate and integrate various social media websites including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  • Work with website hosting company to ensure all data on website remains current.
  • Provide support for event planning and execution.
  • Assist with administrative duties including tracking program participant, volunteer, and supporter statistics.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Training and/or preparation:

  • Special Olympics General Orientation Session
  • Successful completion of Class A Volunteer background screening
  • Successful completion of online Protective Behaviors Training

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to make a positive difference in the community
  • Valuable experience working in a team environment
  • School credit upon school approval

How to Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter to Special Olympics Florida – Duval County Director via email at jessicaray@sofl.org

 

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