Advocacy and Communications Intern

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Advocacy and Communications Intern will work under the Director of Communications and the Policy and Communications Coordinator to assist with advocacy efforts, internal and external communication and branding, and other tasks as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Responsible for Iowa PCA’s social media channels, including scheduling and monitoring.
  • Assist with graphic design, branding, and related tasks.
  • Research and write entries for the Iowa PCA’s blog.
  • Participate in Iowa PCA Advocacy and Communications and Engagement committee meetings.
  • Assist with planning of communications, advocacy, and other events.
  • Other duties as assigned. The intern may have opportunities to travel within the state for meetings and events with elected officials.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Applicants enrolled in fulltime higher education.
  • Preferred candidates possess interest in graphic design, communications, public relations, health care, health equity, public policy, or legislative advocacy.
  • Candidate must be motivated, organized, and possess good communications skills.
  • Organization and attention to detail is imperative.
  • Ability to take direction and perform successfully both independently and as a team member
  • Must have experience with Adobe Creative Suite.

Interns will be paid $10 per hour.

Additional Info

  • Specialty: Iowa Primary Care Association
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Location: Urbandale

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