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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Be The Match - PR Intern

The public relations intern will work primarily with marketing staff focused on raising awareness of the Be The Match brand and key organization focus areas through message development, content strategy, thought leadership, influencer relations and media relations. The person in this role will be assigned projects and mentors to help him or her gain a better understanding of communications best practices, standards of performance and office culture. This is a hands-on internship that will provide the opportunity to make valuable contributions to our life saving work. 

Minimum Education:             
Currently enrolled in a marketing/public relations-focused Bachelor’s degree program at a college or university. Completed at least two years of
relevant coursework.

Minimum Experience:            
One previous internship preferred. Qualified applicants will possess polished and articulate communication skills, the ability to
prioritize multiple concurrent tasks and meet tight deadlines, possess strong written and editing skills, be extremely
detail oriented and have related marketing experience. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with developing
and launching various marketing executions and interest in social marketing (i.e. LinkedIn Campaigns). Proficiency
with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, required; Microsoft Project experience, a plus.

Key Skills:                              
Strong time management skills. A passion for staying on top of trends in marketing and communications. Attention to detail, as well as strong written
and verbal communications skills. Understanding of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet search applications.