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Internship

Communication Intern

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AARP

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9d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Kansas City

đź’» Remote

AI generated summary

  • You must be a self-starting student pursuing a degree in communications, marketing, or journalism, proficient in Microsoft Office, multitasking under tight deadlines, and comfortable working with diverse populations. Possess strong communication skills and maintain professionalism while working from a home office.
  • You will support advocacy efforts by researching policy issues, drafting documents, participating in meetings, collaborating on communications tactics, and assisting with remote and in-person events.

Summer Internship

Marketing•Kansas City

Description

  • Are you a creative, passionate, and results-driven student interested in digital and traditional communications? The AARP Missouri Team is looking for you! Our team creates and executes various events and projects to improve people's lives as they age, and effective communication is vital to its success. We'll challenge you to think and work innovatively in large and rural media markets. AARP is committed to your growth and cultivating your continued learning and development. This paid internship has an anticipated start date of Summer 2024, with the possibility of extending additional semesters.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college or university; be considered a rising undergraduate junior or senior, graduate student, or postdoctoral student; and remain academically enrolled throughout the internship and pursuing a degree in communications, marketing, journalism, or related fields
  • Must be a self-starter and adaptable, with the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, anticipate project needs, and discern work priorities
  • Ability to work well with diverse populations, including gender, race, and sexual orientation
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Familiarity with creating and editing videos and knowledge of multiple social media platforms is a plus
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Regular and reliable job attendance
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships
  • Independent judgement in evaluation options to make sound decisions
  • Home office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate home environment noise

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Marketing

Responsibilities

  • Apply strategic, analytical, and creative thinking to help promote policy issues on family caregiving, health and welfare, and retirement security
  • Engage in the communications strategies to advance these issues and the events organized as part of these efforts
  • Research policy issues, draft documents to support our advocacy efforts, participate in team meetings and strategy discussions, collaborate in communications tactics, and engage in a support role for various remote and in-person events

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

remote

Location

Kansas City