As One Foundation Seeking Communications Intern

Communications Intern

The As One Foundation is currently seeking a student or recent graduate for a communications internship beginning immediately with potential to extend though the academic year. The communications intern will be expected to provide a minimum of 10 hours/week to support the As One Foundation’s public relations and communications strategy.

Interns at the As One Foundation will be exposed to an exceptionally dynamic, mission-oriented, independent environment, working primarily via telecommunication. The Foundation has an international reach and mission to help young people unlock & unleash their full potential through athletics, education and spiritual enrichment.

Interns will be immersed in an international media relations, issues management and internal communications environment.Interns will gain unique skills in social media, massive publicly collaborated web projects, research, and writing for global audiences. Ingenuity is encouraged.

Internship Summary

Remotely and/or in As One’s Houston, Texas; Metro Atlanta and Nassau & Freeport Bahamas offices, the communicationsintern may:

  • Track and analyze international As One media exposure, including development of aweb/print clips archive.
  • Assist in the development of systems to manage incoming data, including user stories, supporting quotes, and best practices.
  • Update and improve the As One stakeholders database.
  • Research prospective media or speaking opportunities.
  • Support the Foundation or volunteer at public events.
  • Review and direct incoming media and public requests to the appropriate parties.
  • Respond to public inquiries as required.
  • Create draft press releases, community announcements, blog posts.
  • Support Executive Director as needed.

Qualifications

  • Current or newly graduated student at a college or university.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Experience working with or as part of large volunteer communities is a major plus.
  • Comfort with a wide variety of communications tools is a must: for example, mailinglists, Constant Contact, SimplyCast, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Interest in As One and its mission.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Web applications, experience with designsoftware a plus).
  • Must be able to work well independently, with limited supervision in a transparent and collaborative environment.
  • Comfort working with people of diverse demographics and cultural characteristics.
  • Familiarity with AP Style, basic knowledge of marketing and design is a plus.

This is an unpaid internship. School credit may be available.

TO APPLY
Please send brief cover letter (including availability), resume and three short writing samples to Tomia@AsOneFoundation.org. Put the position title (Communications Intern) in your subject line.
Please copy and paste the text of your CV into the e-mail, in addition to attaching the file. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Tomia Austin, Executive Director
As One Foundation
6725 South Fry Road, Suite 700 #296
Katy, TX 77494
832-308-9984
770-629-1641 alternate
914-625-8712 mobile
Tomia@AsOneFoundation.org
www.AsOneFoundation.org

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