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Presbyterian Healthcare

Organization:
Presbyterian Healthcare 

Charlotte, NC

Supervisor: 
Name: Kate Gillespie
Title: Manager of Internal Communications 
Email: kvgillespie@novanthealth.org
Phone: Phone: 704.384.9869 * Fax: 704-316-7129

Type of Organization:
 Agency  Media Organization  Governmental Agency  Educational  Not-For-Profit  Manufacturer, Retailer or Service  Other

Major Recommended for Position : 
 Advertising  Public Relations  Visual Communications  Broadcast Journalism  Print Journalism  Mass Communications Concentration

Pay:
Position Type: Part-time and Full-time Availability: Year-round Compensation: Class Credit Only

Term: 
Fall Spring Summer

Duties of Intern:
Responsibilities: Presbyterian Healthcare is seeking marketing and public relations interns for fall, spring and summer. Preferred areas of study include, but are not limited to, journalism, communications, marketing and public relations. While at Presbyterian Healthcare, interns have the opportunity to be a part of a team of marketing and PR professionals and assist with marketing and internal communications campaigns, developing media materials, conducting research, staffing special events and attending team meetings. The intern will gain practical experience in a fast-paced, professional environment. Additional responsibilities include: • Proofing marketing and communications materials • Assist in development of marketing/communications materials including ads, direct mails, web content, and radio ads • Support PR efforts by writing press releases, pitches, media advisories and development of videos • Facilitate media interviews and write columns as necessary • Track assignments/tasks to ensure deadlines are met • Support social media efforts as appropriate • Assist with internal communication tasks by writing articles for employee newsletter • Support employee engagement initiatives by writing stories for remarkable patient experience blog and creating web videos • Update website & intranet content • Special event assistance • Other duties as assigned

Skills Required for Internship:
Interested students should submit their cover letter, resume and two relevant writing samples to Katie Gillespie, manager of internal communications at Presbyterian Healthcare, at kvgillespie@novanthealth.org.