INTERNSHIPS

Position: Marketing and Communications Intern

REACH: Provides individualized reading, writing and life skills tutoring that empowers adults in the Sioux Empire to reach their potential. Our vision is for all adults to have the literacy skills they desire. 

Description: REACH literacy seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist in marketing and communication efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing, while working for a small and vibrant community based non-profit organization.

Time Commitment: 10 - 12 hours a week; 2 - 3 months;

Start Date: Beginning of June

Responsibilities:

  • Update and maintain REACH’s social media presence, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

  • Assist in planning, writing and designing monthly flyers for REACH a Reader promotion.

  • Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other public relations content.

  • Design flyers, graphics and e-vites and other marketing materials for events.

  • Update the REACH website as needed.

  • Contact community organizations, general public and donors with the message about REACH and REACH a Reader.

  • Collaborate with executive director on new ideas, directions and venues for marketing and communications.

Qualifications:

  • Firm grasp of available and appropriate social media tools and platforms.

  • Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g. English, marketing, communications or public relations)

  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus

  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

  • Must demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and oral

  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts

  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail–oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Enthusiasm for the mission of REACH and the adults we serve

To apply, send your resume to Paige Carda - paige@reachliteracy.org

(605) 332-2665

2101 W 41st St, Suite 23 Sioux Falls SD United States 57105

We are located on the south side of the Western Mall, by Scheels.

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