St. James Church Communications Internship
Salary: This position is an unpaid internship.
Hours Per Week: 8-20*
Must be energetic, outgoing & organized individual who is actively pursuing personal growth through faith.
Some experience with PR & marketing or pursuing experience in this area.
A foundation in Microsoft Word, Excel & Publisher. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Indesign (or currently enrolled in a print communications class/program) desired but not a requirement. A working knowledge of digital social mediums, such as Facebook, Twitter & Youtube are a must.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to gather and organize large amounts of information.
Experience with graphic design and/or web design is a plus.
Develop an understanding of the organizational structure at St. James with an emphasis on supporting the vision and function of the church through the printed publications.
Work with the Communications Director on communications projects, giving input and assistance.
Gather & input content into the weekly Bulletin & brochures.
Assist in the design/startup of a quarterly newsletter.
At the conclusion, you will be required to write a summary of experience and outline benefits and developmental needs of time spent with SJUMC.
Benefits to Applicant:
Develop an understanding of how communication and print design can be utilized in the daily function of a non-profit organization.
Experience working with a team of people to accomplish goals set by the organization.
Gain practical experience in planning, executing, and evaluating a large-scale communications/media plan (with emphasis on print publications).
Develop an understanding of the importance and processes involved in digital media management.
Expanded knowledge and experience using print production and graphics software (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Indesign).
Enjoy working in a fun environment while gaining practical experience that will help in future employment.
Interested applicants should email a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact
Communications Director, St. James Church
* Total number of hours is negotiable depending on applicant's availability, school/program internship requirements, etc. The scheduled work hours are also flexible. The minimum number of weekly hours required is eight (8) for this position.