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Careers at the Community Foundation

The Community Foundation is accepting applications for the following position(s). For additional information, you may contact us at info@cnycf.org.

Position Title: Communications Intern

PURPOSE
To assist the Community Foundation in producing and distributing stories of its grant recipients and donors through various communications vehicles. In addition, intern will support various marketing, public relations and communications operations.

DUTIES/JOB DESCRIPTION
Under the direct leadership of the Communications Manager, the Communications Intern will produce and distribute success stories of the Community Foundation’s grants, community initiatives and donors by:
o Conducting interviews with grant recipients, community leaders, volunteers and donors
o Capturing photos and/or video footage on location at community events or story interviews
o Writing short stories for use on the Community Foundation’s blog, e-newsletter, website and/or publications
In addition, the Intern will assist with the following marketing and public relations duties:
o Editing and producing short video segments for sharing
o Updates to the Community Foundation’s website – www.cnycf.org
o Maintenance of email campaigns, electronic publications and additional interactive services
o Updating social media networks and implementing social media campaigns
o Research and assistance in special communications-related projects

HOURS
10-15 hours per week during the school year with potential for more hours during school breaks including the summer. While rare, some interview and photography opportunities require limited weeknight or weekend hours. Flexibility in hours is available.

START DATE:
September 2019
END DATE:
Candidate must be available to work during the fall and spring semester with the option to extend the internship into the summer.

REQUIREMENTS
• Candidate should be well-organized, efficient and hold a passion for storytelling, communications and public relations in the nonprofit sector.
• Experience with Microsoft Office 2007 Suite (or higher) required.
• Basic graphic design experience a plus, but not required.
• Basic knowledge of web editing, video editing software, social media tools and Adobe Design Suite a plus.
• Some travel to surrounding Central New York communities may be required at times. The Intern is responsible for finding his/her own transportation to on-site locations, however mileage expenses are reimbursed for travel outside of Syracuse City limits.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested parties should send letters of interest and resumes by July 26, 2019 to Juliet Maloff at jmaloff@cnycf.org
Writing, design and video samples with your submission are encouraged.

This is an hourly paid position. Hourly rate commensurate on experience.