• Intern - Communications, World Renew

    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/9/2018 8:36 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1189
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Communications
    US Starting Rate
    USD $14.00/Hr.
  • Overview

    The Intern will provide support to the World Renew Communications Team by researching  and writing stories, letters, articles, and other communications and marketing projects.

    Responsibilities

    Learn and absorb:

    a.      Learn a basic history and terminology of World Renew (what we do, who staff are, what roles staff play, what World Renew’s vision and mission are, etc.).

    b.      Read promotional materials as assigned.

    c.      Visit World Renew website, You Tube channel, and social media as assigned.

    d.      Spend time in office and participate in culture (prayer, chapel, breaks, etc.).

    e.      Gain knowledge of and experience in the functions of communications and marketing and public relations in a non-profit organization, including attending sub- and team meetings, and meeting weekly with communications staff for supervision.

    f.       Meet with key World Renew staff across team functions, to gain a balanced perspective of what it takes to operate this ministry.

     

    Research & Organization

    a.      Research stories of transformation to use for various writing projects, including fundraising, reporting, donor communication, etc.

    b.      Research and develop web stories focused on World Renew’s disaster work, and community development work highlighting stories in food, health, and income.

    c.      Research and develop web stories focused on World Renew’s peacebuilding and justice programs. Perform other projects as assigned.

     

    Writing and communication assignments:

    a.      Contact World Renew staff and donors by email or by phone to interview.

    b.      With appropriate ability, Communications Intern may be assigned to draft any or all of the following, but not limited to:

              i.      Prayer requests.

             ii.      Bulletin announcements.

            iii.      Web articles.

    Assigned writing projects or other as needed

    Qualifications

    1. Committed to Jesus Christ and able to recognize this position as one that contributes to the work of God’s kingdom.
    2. Good telephone etiquette, pleasant voice.
    3. Professional, cooperative demeanor; flexible and adaptable team player.
    4. Disciplined, self-motivated work style; able to function competently and productively with limited supervision.
    5. Good organizational skills with attention to detail.
    6. Good writing skills with knowledge of correct grammar, punctuation, spelling and general business English skills helpful.
    7. Ability to type a minimum of 60 wmp with accuracy.
    8. Advanced computer skills in Office Suite (Access, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and Excel).

    Additional Information

    Attending post-secondary institution with a major in communications, marketing, writing, English, or journalism.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

     

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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