We Care Jacksonville

Public Relations/Special Events Intern
This  position will combine all aspects of Development,  including  but not limited to marketing, communications, public relations, and special events.

  • College student, preferably a Junior, Senior, or graduate student.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Well developed organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills.
  • A self-starter with a desire to learn.
  • Knowledge of Excel, Publisher, and Word.
  • Must be willing to negotiate for in-kind services, donations, and other items.
  • Outgoing, friendly personality.

Essential Job  Functions:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting members of the Development team with:

  • Write and edit press releases.
  • Design flyers as needed for events, programs or socials.
  • Assist with website updates via Word Press.
  • Develop an intern blog.
  • Handle all social media sites, including developing a social media plan.
  • Help to promote events through social media, email blasts, flyer distribution and face to face contact.
  • Assist with our Young Professional Advisory Council (YPAC).
  • Assist with promoting all YPAC meetings, socials and events.
  • Attend any meetings or seminars as requested.
  • Assist in the production of our annual fall event.
  • Promote event through all communication avenues.
  • Help secure volunteers for events.
  • Organize all media articles.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Benefits of Interning at We Care:

  • Field experience in event planning, public relations, marketing, and fundraising.
  • Networking opportunities with nonprofit organizations, media outlets, event sponsors, and companies.
  • Experience the ‘behind the scenes’ of a special event.
  • Portfolio materials.
  • Resume and interviewing assistance, if needed.
  • Recommendation letter upon completion of internship.
  • College credit, if applicable.

Salary: Internship is unpaid

Hours: Flexible.
How to apply:
Please submit cover letter and resume to Courtney Weatherby at courtneywecare@gmail.com. Please include your availability: start date, end date, and the approximate hours that you are available to work each week. If you plan to intern for credit at your college or university, please send internship requirements and advisor contact information.


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