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Minnesota AIDS Project, Minneapolis, MN

This position will provide participants with a broad overview of nonprofit communications. At the end of the internship, participants will have work samples for a professional portfolio and increased their network of professional contacts in the Twin Cities.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

•Contribute to writing and editing articles for external publications targeted to donors, healthcare providers, media outlets, and volunteers.
•Write press releases, media advisories, fact sheets, and calendar advisories on an ongoing basis.
•Follow–up written media materials to secure placement in local print and broadcast media outlets.
•Supporting online communications efforts including social networking outreach.
•Develop and maintain media contact list.
•Participate in special event planning and implementation.
•Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

•Individual must have completed at least two years of college with a demonstrable emphasis in communications, public relations, journalism or English coursework.
•Candidates should possess strong writing skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Minimum of 12 week commitment—opportunities available on an ongoing basis. Flexible schedule of 15–40 hours per week—because this is a project–based internship, work may be completed both on– and off–site as required in order to complete assigned tasks.

Salary (including benefits, if it applies):
This is an unpaid internship to provide experience in all aspects of nonprofit communications.

Minnesota AIDS Project
Attn: Human Resources
1400 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404
No telephone inquiries please.

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