Communications Paid Intern
San Diego, CA 
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Job Description:

*This is a part-time paid position that will run through June of 2020. You must be a currently enrolled student.

Assist in the assessment and development of American Red Cross programs. Conducts research related to the program and recommends processes for greater efficiency. Assist with the creation and/or maintenance of program plans and systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Potential projects include assisting with developing, assigning and reviewing written and/or video projects for intern and/or volunteers to complete.
  • Serve as a back-up Public Information Officer in the event of a large-scale disaster
  • Provide support to all communications activities throughout the internship (day-to-day, event and disaster-related).

Responsibilities:

1. Provides entry-level professional services, under supervision of more senior staff as appropriate.
2. Participates in projects designed to develop professional skills and expertise appropriate to the needs of the organization.
3. Participates in the planning and implementation of projects within area of expertise.
4. Responsible or assignment planning and problem resolution.
5. Receives guidance, training and mentoring from staff in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.
6. May conduct original research and prepares reports based on findings, to include recommendations or alternative proposals for action.
7. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:


Education: Is actively pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. Prefer degree program related to assignment. Prefer candidate in at least junior year if Bachelor's degree.


Experience: Some office related experience with computer skills in Microsoft Office and other database applications may be required, video editing skills preferred. Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills preferred.

Management Experience: None

Skills and Abilities: Professional demeanor, computer database/Microsoft Office skills with Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint. Organizational skills.

Other: N/A

Travel: None


Essential Functions/Physical Requirements: Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.


Work Conditions: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response
organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit to apply.

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Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Part Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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