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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

YMCA - Public Relations Intern

Location: Downtown YWCA
Hours: 5 to 10 hours a week (flexiable)

Description:
This position is responsible for providing media relations support and implementing activities that increase awareness of the YWCA of Minneapolis in the general public through media outlets.
This part-time unpaid internship requires a commitment of 5-10 hours per week for a minimum of one semester or four months.

Required:

• Excellent written communication skil_s, with adaptabl_ writing style
• Excellent oral communication skil_s, with ability to communicate effectively with wide range of stakeholders
• Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with media professionals
• Interest in social media and ability to research, understand and help implement social media best practices
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
• Excellent organizational skil_s

Preferred:
• Current or past undergraduate coursework in journalism, public relations, marketing or communications
• Experience working with journalists, reporters or media production professionals
• Social media experience and proficiency with Facebook and Twitter


(THIS JOB IS AN UNPAID INTERNSHIP)

To apply for a position, complete an employment application (PDF File).
For more information, contact the YWCA Human Resources department at hr@ywcampls.org.