Brand & Communications Intern
Children's Cancer Association
Location: Portland Metro
Closing Date: open until filled
Industry: Design, Marketing, Nonprofit
Type: Part Time
Position Title: Brand & Communications Intern
Supervisor: Brand Design Specialist
Commitment: June - September
Hours: 10-15 hours a week
Salary: Unpaid Intern Position
Benefits: Receive references and recommendations, gain professional and nonprofit experience, learn new office skills, work in a positive work environment, and support a mission that’s important to the community.
• Support the Brand & Communications department in the following responsibilities, including but not limited to, website maintenance, electronic communications, graphic design, material preparation, and event marketing
• Assist on special projects as they arise while promoting the mission and interests of Children’s Cancer Association.
Essential Function: Provide administrative, project, marketing, public relations, and event support as needed. Duties may include data entry, filing, graphic design, copyediting, special projects, and other duties as assigned by the Brand Design Specialist.
Qualifications: High school graduate. Must have studied marketing, communications, or related studies in college, or have relevant experience. Priority to graduates or degree-seeking students. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint, with working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop.
Must have strong interpersonal, verbal, written, and word processing skills. Must be able to operate semi-independently and carry out a variety of organizational tasks with limited supervision. Must be organized, efficient, and work well with a variety of staff, volunteers, and clients in a casual yet professional work environment. Must be comfortable in an environment supporting seriously ill children and maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this position, an intern is required to stand, walk, sit, and lift. Occasionally, the intern is required to lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. The noise level in the work place is moderate.
General Information: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required for the position.
If you are interested, please fax, email, or send a cover letter and resume to:
Children’s Cancer Association, Rachel Trindle, Community Outreach & Volunteer Specialist
1200 NW Naito Parkway Suite 140, Portland, OR 97209, RTrindle@joyrx.org, Fax: 503-892-1922
For questions or more information about Children’s Cancer Association, please visit www.Joyrx.org or call 503-244-3141.
Children’s Cancer Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Unpaid Intern Position