|Title:||Intern, Marketing and Communications|
|Department:||Communications and Marketing|
|Location:||Washington, DC or Remote|
The National Council for Behavioral Health is the unifying voice of America’s mental health and addictions service and treatment organizations. For over 10 years, the National Council has offered internship opportunities to students of all ages who have an interest in applying their passion, education and skill set to projects at a national association focused on mental health and addictions. The National Council’s internship program brings together interns from various disciplines to professionally develop together under the auspices of the Business & Strategy Department, while being tasked out to specific departments of the organization to integrate into project teams and complete various projects and initiatives.
The Intern will work directly with the Manager, Communications to conduct research, create written products, and contribute to general project management and support for a variety of projects, goals and strategies for the Marketing and Communications team. The National Council Marketing and Communications team supports a wide array of projects across the organization, including Practice Improvement and Consulting, Policy, Mental Health First Aid and more. We seek an individual with a passion for marketing and communications and an interest to learn.
· Project management support and coordination using Asana forms and calendars.
· Assist with development of written content for internal and external communications, including social media posts, press quotes, emails and more.
· Assist with management of the National Council’s intranet platform.
· Develop and present marketing reports, including for social media, email marketing, website, and more.
· Develop press and media lists.
· Conduct and track daily media monitoring.
· Research for special projects as assigned.
· Community management of the National Council and/or Mental Health First Aid social media channels.
· Support content gathering and development for the National Council and/or Mental Health First Aid social media channels.
· Contribute to strategy discussions related to Marketing and Communications projects.
· Participate in professional development opportunities organized for interns, such as virtual meetups with organizational leadership, journal club, peer networking, and other professional development opportunities.
· Other duties as assigned by Manager, Communications.
· Any combination of education and experience that shows experience in marketing and communications.
· Excellent written and verbal communications skills
· Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook).
· Proficiency in social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn).
· Attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills.
· Strong work ethic with an enthusiastic, positive attitude, and the highest level of integrity.
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and the desire to be part of a committed team.
· Maintain regular and timely attendance.
· Strong organizational and time management skills.
· Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
· Ability to multi-task and meet multiple, simultaneous deadlines.
· Comfortable in fast-paced, virtual working environment.
· Extensive computer usage.
· Interpersonal Skills
· Analytical thinking
· Result Oriented
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