REV Birmingham PR Internship

Nov 6, 2018

Spring 2019 Communications Support Intern

REV Birmingham, an economic development nonprofit that creates vibrant commercial districts by filling vacant spaces and growing sustainable businesses, has an opening for a Spring 2019 Communications Support Intern. Just six years old, REV has established its brand as an agency of action, a group that gets important work done. REV’s voice is dynamic and vibrant, just like our city. Under the supervision of the Director of Communications, the Communications Support Intern will provide content production support, specifically in writing news releases, REV newsletters and social media posts, website updates, etc. The intern will also assist with communications strategy planning, event planning and execution, and marketing collateral production as needed. The person serving in this role will have daily opportunities to produce compelling content quickly and will be exposed to a variety of brands and communications strategies reaching broad audience sectors. Hours and length of internship are flexible to meet institution requirements for internships for course credit.

This is an unpaid internship. 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Pursuing degree in communications, public relations, journalism, English or a related field.
  • Individual must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using a thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation rules.
  • Proficient computer skills in Windows and Microsoft Office; Adobe Creative Suite knowledge a plus!
  • Friendly, timely customer service and follow-up, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to practice a high level of confidentiality.
  • Physical mobility to sit and walk for moderate periods of time and to occasionally carry or lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds. (Reasonable accommodations provided as necessary.)
  • Hard-working with a positive attitude and willingness to accomplish the task at hand.
  • Flexibility to cover/participate in events outside of core business hours (i.e. nights, weekends, etc.).
  • Valid driver’s license for traveling between local businesses, organizations, etc. as necessary.

 

All interested candidates should submit 3 samples of writing and a resume to julie@revbirmingham.org by December 1, 2018. REV Birmingham is an equal opportunity employer.