Communications Intern (Atlanta, Ga.)
Atlanta, GA 
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AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.




Summary

The Georgia State Office of AARP is looking for an undergraduate or graduate communications intern who is eager to help implementing a comprehensive communications strategy for the state!

Our communications team updates the social media accounts and websites frequently using approved photos, videos, and content and graphics; writes blog posts for the websites; creates talking points, radio scripts, and editorial columns. If you have a knack for editing, writing and taking cool video, this is the place for you! Our key stake holders are 50+, and we are continuously innovating our communications approach to educate, entice and entertain




Responsibilities

Areas of Responsibility

  • Media relations—Draft news releases/advisories (and other materials) for events in our community presence areas (Atlanta, Augusta and Macon); update online community calendars in these areas to help promote events to residents; update media database and identify journalists who write about initiatives that we are currently pursuing.

  • Photography/video—be able to photograph/video events for use in collateral materials or on the web/social media

  • Website—help ensure content is refreshed frequently to keep volunteers, members and anyone interested in AARP Georgia in-the-know about what we’re doing to advocate for the 50+.
  • Social media—identify images, videos and other information that can be posted to Facebook and Twitter. Help with getting our Instagram account online and being on top of any current digital trends that can help enhance our communications.




Requirements

Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university; be in good academic standing; and considered undergraduate juniors or seniors, or graduate students.




Benefits Offered

Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.




Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full 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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