The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter is seeking a motivated, creative, self-starter to work with the communications team for the summer. The position will focus on writing, content development, and media relations. This is a part-time (15-20 hours per week) paid position based in the Chapter’s St. Louis office. The start and end dates are flexible, though the desired time frame is mid-May through mid-August. This is an awesome opportunity to gain hands-on communications experience and produce portfolio-level writing pieces.

Essential Functions

Minimum Requirements

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Communications Internship - Summer

ALZHEIMERS D.R.D.A.

Marketing Internship

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter is seeking a motivated, creative, self-starter to work with the communications team for the summer. The position will focus on writing, content development, and media relations. This is a part-time (15-20 hours per week) paid position based in the Chapter’s St. Louis office. The start and end dates are flexible, though the desired time frame is mid-May through mid-August. This is an awesome opportunity to gain hands-on communications experience and produce portfolio-level writing pieces.

Essential Functions

  • Develop compelling content about client families, volunteers, Association programs and services, and signature fundraising events – The Longest Day and Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
    • 300-500 word stories for submission to local papers
    • Short-form narratives for social posts.
    • Brief Media pitches
  • Conduct outreach to local media outlets
  • Conduct interviews with caregivers and volunteers
  • Develop creative visual content for social posts
  • Participate and contribute to team brainstorm sessions.

Minimum Requirements

  • Junior or senior undergraduate or graduate student in communications, marketing or journalism
  • Strong writer with ability to produce clean, concise, and creative copy
  • Experience with developing content for media pitches and social media posts
  • Creative storytelling skills
  • High comfort level conducting interview with client families and volunteers
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Basic graphic-design skills
  • Photography and video skills a plus
  • Complete work during traditional work day: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm