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NAMI Iowa Internship

Job Title: Communication & Events Intern

Reports to Outreach & Events Manager

Type of position: Intern

Compensation: $1000 stipend

Hours: 10 -20 /week

 

ABOUT NAMI IOWA

NAMI Iowa is a non-profit centered on mental illness. As a statewide agency, our goals are to educate the public about mental illness, advocate for a comprehensive mental health system that provides effective and timely services for those struggling with mental health, and support those with mental illness, their loved ones and providers.

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Assist in the planning and execution of efforts with NAMIWalks Iowa:

  • Coordinating local printing materials
  • Coordinating Team Captains’ Kick Off event
  • Coordinating all WALK public relations
  • Planning day-of logistics
  • Participating in the NAMIWalks committee
  • Tracking sponsorships, participants, and donations in fundraising management software

Assist in communications efforts:

  • Assisting in the creation of press releases, newsletters, social media posts, emails to supporters, etc.
  • Producing and updating literature to be shared with the public
  • Coordinating and executing a content calendar for upcoming events/initiatives
  • Participating in outreach activities to statewide organizations

Identify, plan, and execute a long-term project

  • Tailored to the intern’s skills, experience, and interests
  • Intended to strengthen the intern’s portfolio and skill set
  • Will yield a tangible product that can be disseminated to a large audience

 

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience with Eventbrite and Mailchimp preferred
  • Ability to present professionally in person, by phone, and in writing
  • Ability to meet deadlines, follow directions, and work in a team setting
  • Willingness to work in a supportive role
  • Event planning experience preferred
  • Graphic design experience preferred

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Some college preferred

APPLICATION

To apply, please send a resume & cover letter to zach@namiiowa.org

Applications will be accepting on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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