About Communities In Schools:

At Communities In Schools, we are “all-in” for kids. It is our passion—it is our mission. At the National Office, we collaborate with local affiliate organizations, to provide resources and create communities of caring adults who work hand-in-hand with educators to make sure young people have the tools they need to stay in school and achieve in life. We are the nation’s largest dropout prevention organization, serving 1.6 million students in 2,400 sites across the country. We achieve this mission by hiring bright, creative, and innovative team members who have a passion for what we do.


About The Role:
The Communications Intern will play a vital role in helping the Branding and Communications team and the organization raise awareness about the mission and effectiveness of Communities In Schools, increase engagement among new and existing audiences and help develop a strong and consistent online voice for the brand. The intern will report directly to the Manager, Digital Communications.


Primary Duties And Responsibilities:

  • 30% - Assist with web updates to CommunitiesInSchools.org and WhatWeAreMadeOf.org
  • 30% - Assist the Director of Public Relations and Manager, Events and Special Projects with Event Support
  • 15% - Assist with social media content development and online engagement, including maintenance of the social media content calendar
  • 15% - Assist with monthly and quarterly reporting using tools such as Google Analytics, Cision/Trendkite, Simply Measured and Zoomph
  • 10% - Administrative and database support as needed


About You:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Program with an interest in digital communications, public relations, marketing or related field.
  • Interest in the education landscape.
  • Basic knowledge of AP style guide
  • Basic knowledge of writing for web and social media

 

Other skills include but are not limited to:

  • Interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.

 

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  

 

Travel:

 Minimal to 0%

 

What We Offer:

·       Work that makes a difference—the opportunity to contribute to an important mission.

·       A culture recognized by the Non-Profit Times as the #1 Non-Profit Best Place to Work in the United States.

·       Competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

·       Generous paid time off benefits.

·       Commuter subsidy benefits.

Communities In Schools is committed to a workforce that is representative of the varied communities we are privileged to serve. We provide a work environment that does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law. Communities In Schools prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories