United Way of West Alabama: Social Media and Event Intern

Jun 9, 2023

Posted: June 9, 2023

United Way of West Alabama is accepting resumes for a social media and event intern. The position will report to the VP of Communications.

Skills needed:
  • Professional writing/content creation
  • Good design skills and familiarity with Canva
  • Desire to learn in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate professionally both in-person and via email
Skills/Portfolio work acquired during internship:
  • Software/platform competency in Hootsuite, Constant Contact, Canva (possibly others depending on interest)
  • Event planning
  • Volunteer/donor relationship management
  • Campaign assets ranging from copy and graphic design (social media, print, web) to short videos, promotional materials, press releases, & PSAs

This intern will be responsible for managing United Way of West Alabama’s social media accounts, with supervision, to include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube. The person should be creative but able to effectively use current brand standards. The right person likely loves making progress on a to-do list as they will also assist with donor events and fundraisers that require a high degree of attention to detail.

Ideally, the person will be in the office 1-2 days a week, with the ability to complete tasks remotely on his/her own time. There may be occasional evening work when there is an event.

We are a small nonprofit and often jump in to help each other during busy times. An intern should be willing to shift focus at times to benefit the greater good of the organization.

If interested, email Julie Mann with the subject line “Internship Resume.”