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Tuesday, April 05, 2011

St. David's Center for Child & Family Development - Communications Intern

At St. David's Center, our mission is to build relationships that nurture the development of every child and family. Based in Minnetonka, we serve more than 2,500 children, adults and families throughout the Twin Cities' West Metro each year. Currently, we are looking for a Communications Intern to join our Community Relations & Development team. The Communications Intern will contribute to achieving our marketing, communications, public relations and special events goals.

Duties include:
  • Assist with public relations efforts such as writing press releases, conducting media outreach, researching speaking opportunities and tracking media coverage.
  • Write and distribute weekly internal newsletter
  • Support and inform social media efforts
  • Assist with creating and distributing email campaigns and online surveys
  • Contribute ideas and stories for external newsletters
  • Manage submissions for the My Life page of the St. David's Center Web site
  • Assist with event planning and implementation
  • Support administrative function within communications and events

This is an unpaid internship; 10 - 15 hours per week; flexible scheduling. Internship would begin June 1; length is negotiable.

Skills: 
  • Completed or currently pursuing Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism or related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products and knowledge of the Internet and social media
  • Familiarity with FrontPage is a plus, but not required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Must be able to manage a project with goals and deadlines 
Apply online at www.stdavidscenter.org, or email resume and cover letter to recruiting@stdavidscenter.org