Lutheran Social Services of NE Florida Inc – Communications Intern – Seasonal

, , Posted Jun 15, 2022 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires Jul 16, 2022


About us:
Since 1979, Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida, Inc. has been filling unmet needs in the Jacksonville area. The agency was originally formed by a consortium of Lutheran congregations and community leaders in the region in response to the needs for hunger-related services. The Nourishment Network, the agency’s first program, grew to become the food bank of Northeast Florida for 35 years. Over the years, additional programs were added as gaps in service were identified. LSS-Jax has 62 employees, including many former clients. As a result of our refugee work, our staff is extremely diverse, representing 14 different countries of origin and demonstrating fluency in 17 different languages.

We are looking for:
A communications intern for our Development Department. This communications internship is a 3 to 6-month, paid internship. This role requires an energetic, dedicated and detail-oriented person who can manage multiple tasks. This individual is a team- player with a willingness to learn and adapt to shifting priorities. The Communications Intern, under the supervision of the Manager of Marketing and Communications, will assist the Development team with tasks including, but not limited to: writing and editing, photo and video production and editing, web and social media analytics, social media content, graphic design, media relations, digital asset management, event coordination and other communications and administrative support tasks as assigned.

The ideal candidate is a recent graduate or an undergraduate/graduate student in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, digital filmmaking, digital media, graphic design or a development-related field. Academic credit is dependent on the intern meeting criteria set forth by their educational institution. Intern is responsible for fulfilling all academic/administrative requirements of their course and meeting all terms set forth by their program of study.

This is an in-person paid internship requiring a 15 hour per week commitment. Priority will be given to those candidates that can start in early July.

Please email resume and cover letter to Aziza Fisher, LSS HR Director:

Essential duties and responsibilities

Social Media: • Draft and schedule social media content to promote LSS blogs posts, videos and media coverage on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram • Contribute to social media quantitative and qualitative analytics reporting. • Pitch ideas for social media content and campaigns Writing and Editing: • Assist with developing and maintaining content for LSS Web site • Assist marketing with writing blog content • Develop pitch ideas for web content • Assist marketing manager with creating quarterly, external newsletter content and e-blasts • Assist development with grant research and writing Photo, Video and Graphics: • Take pictures and video as needed at events or happenings around the office • Assist with creating graphics for online channels and print • Write and distribute electronic and print newsletters for agency and specific programs for • both internal and external audiences • Assist with promotional pieces for special events, as needed • Develop collateral materials and display pieces for trade show booth displays • Represent LSS-Jax at trade show type events, as needed • Develop videos and PowerPoint presentations for promotional and training purposes • Assist with grant research and writing • Other Duties as Assigned


Required: • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including a knowledge of grammar, • punctuation and sentence structure • Ability to adapt voice to different audiences • Excellent organization skills with attention to detail and ability to multi-task • Ability to work in partnership with other team members • Proficient computer skills • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and auto insurance • Screening required for this position: Level 2 background check, a drug screen, and a driver's license check (all company paid) - at time of job offer

Education and Experience

• Currently enrolled or recent graduate of a related bachelor’s degree or graduate program: journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, digital filmmaking, digital media, graphic design or a development-related field

Salary/Salary Range

$15.00 per hour


Lutheran Social Services of NE Florida Inc


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