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Monday, March 9, 2015

Journalism Internship with the Women's Resource Center

The Women’s Resource Center in Wayne is a dynamic, non-profit organization dedicated to
women in transition. We are currently seeking a qualified intern with strong knowledge and
understanding of the digital media landscape and excellent written communication skills to join our team.  The WRC is working to create a more active presence on various social media websites and to
incorporate regular website updates and blog posts along with our standard written communications to our donor base and the community. The intern chosen for this position should have experience
developing written materials (examples below) and possess a strong desire to make a positive impact on the lives of women in the community.

This intern should be entrepreneurial, proactive, and prepared not only to perform assigned tasks
below, but to aid in development of the WRC’s internship program. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a volunteer-based group and gain broad experience in various aspects of an important non-profit organization.

Primary Responsibilities
--Participate in creation of blog posts, newsletter articles, and written online outreach materials
--Regularly monitor blogs, forums, and social networks and create a media outreach schedule
--Collect and prepare WRC testimonials for blog posts, events, and website
--Conduct research on additional forms of outreach that may be utilized by the WRC
--Assist in creation of email campaigns, brochures, press releases, and other physical
--Assist with preparation of mass mailings
--Work closely with Executive Director, Volunteer Coordinator, volunteer team, and other intern(s)
to provide support
--Help to drive WRC initiatives (e.g. Annual Luncheon, 40th Anniversary celebration)
--Attend monthly marketing committee meetings and provide updates on current work/progress
--Attend WRC events as outlined by the Executive Director, Volunteer Coordinator, or marketing
committee (1-2 per month)
--Assist with preparation of presentations as needed
--Perform additional duties as assigned

The WRC is looking for an undergraduate student in the Greater Philadelphia area who is majoring in
Journalism, Writing, English, or Communications. This person should have excellent written
communication skills, with some knowledge of Web and social media (in particular, blogging).
PowerPoint, Word and Excel experience is a bonus, and will be considered when choosing the best
applicant for this internship position.

Preferred Majors
Journalism, Writing, English, Communications, or similar.

Next Steps
Please submit a resume and unofficial transcript to WRCinternship@gmail.com for consideration.  You can also apply through GoNovaJobs.