Job Description

Meals on Wheels Central Texas is seeking a Communications Intern with a start available for a spring 2020 internship.

The Communications Intern will directly assist the Vice President for Communications and Director of Marketing with a wide range of projects related to digital marketing and traditional communications. This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this position, the intern will learn how to take skills acquired in school related to their particular areas of interest and apply them in a professional setting. The Communications Intern will gain a better understanding of the role that communications and marketing plays in a non-profit setting, and be better prepared to work in the area of communications and the nonprofit sector. The candidate will also have opportunities to network with other programs, departments, and staff.

This is an unpaid internship. This internship requires weekday availability with flexible scheduling depending on project needs and deadlines. We will work with class schedules and other obligations the intern may have.

When applying, please include your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would like to intern for Communications at Meals on Wheels Central Texas and what you expect to gain from the internship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, sex or age or any other legally protected status.

Skills / Requirements

Student must be receiving course credit for the internship

Knowledge of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Knowledge of social media trends

Ambition and a strong work ethic with a team-focused attitude

Ability to take ownership of assigned responsibilities

Ability to multi-task and problem solve

Strong organizational and communication skills

Proactive and willing to seek out learning opportunities

Reliable with strong follow-through

Transportation needed to travel to and from client homes

Interest in the Communications field

Experience with shooting and editing video is a bonus

Important Notes

No phone calls please.