Marketing and Communications Intern–United Way of Larimer County

Posted on August 12th, 2009

United Way of Larimer County needs a

Marketing and Communications intern to assist in the Marketing Department. As an intern at United Way of Larimer County, you will be exposed to the day-to-day processing and execution of marketing strategies, gain “real world” experience working on important projects and develop many outstanding writing pieces for your professional portfolio. You will be a vital member of United Way of Larimer County’s marketing team and support the entire organization with your superior writing and communication skills. Course credit is available with department approval.Job Title

Marketing and Communications intern

Company/Organization

United Way of Larimer County

Reports to

Pam Davis, Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Key Responsibilities

• Support United Way of Larimer County marketing department

• Assist in the writing of marketing materials including event invitations, newsletters and press releases

• Research projects

• Media tracking, including print, online and social media

• Complete administrative projects such as labeling mailings, delivery and pick-up of various materials

• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

• Minimum of one year in a marketing, journalism, or communications program. Excellent organizational skills

• Excellent written and oral communications

• Must be a self-starter who will develop and find ways to increase marketing efforts

• Minimum commitment of one semester

• Fifteen to twenty hours-per-week time commitment

• Willingness to attend various events outside of the regular business hours of 8:30 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday

Deadlines: Now accepting applications for the Fall 2009 semester

• Application deadline is

August 24, 2009Application Instructions: To apply for the position send a

cover letter, resume and samples of your work before the deadline. Specifically, I want to see/know: • Writing samples — perhaps a press release and brochures or newsletters (Adobe PDFs preferred)

• What software programs you are fluent in

• How many hours per week you can work

• When you are available to start

• Why you want to be considered for this internship

Send your resume, cover letter and work samples to Pam Davis, pdavis@uwaylc.org – 970.407.7008

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