Communications Intern: Philadelphia, PA

The Urban League of Philadelphia, the nations oldest civil rights organization, is seeing an intern to support the Communications and Marketing Department. The intern will work under the supervision of the Director of Marketing and Communications, but will have the opportunity to interact with other departments, including Fund Development.

The Urban League of Philadelphia is preparing to host the 2013 National Urban League Conference, and the intern will have yet undetermined responsibilities related to the conference. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: – Write for the organizational newsletter – Write press releases and other public relations materials – Create e-mail blasts for programs – Create PowerPoint presentations – Assist with development and rollout of new web site – Assist with social media planning Strong writing skills a must. Graphic design skills an asset. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills required. Ability to work independently. Major in public relations, marketing, journalism or related field required. Previous PR experience preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office software required. Ability to work in a team setting required. Professional decorum required. Ten hours a week preferred.

Contact:   Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample Nadine Bonner at

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