Capital Area Food Bank of Texas


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Communications Intern

Why this position is critical to our mission:

The Communications Intern is responsible for finding and creating the stories of the Food Bank. They will use different mediums and social media to tell the CAFB story and the impact of our work alleviating hunger in Central Texas. They will write and solicit content for our blog, newsletters and other online properties. They will create videos and podcasts, working much as a journalist would, seeking out stories from our various stakeholders including but not limited to clients, volunteers, advocates and partners. They will also preferably be bilingual. The Communications Intern is also responsible for helping the Food Bank achieve its mission by uniquely positioning it as a leader in the community, and must be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment in their work. 

Accountable ToCommunications Manager
Pay Rate: Unpaid/available for academic credit
Time Commitment: 12-15 hrs/week

About Capital Area Food Bank of Texas:

The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is to nourish hungry people and lead the community in ending hunger. Since 1981, the Food Bank in collaboration with more than 300 partner agencies has been helping Central Texans in need providing healthy food, nutritional program assistance and education, so they can make better choices at mealtime.

Responsibilities:

  • Create content for CAFB blog.
  • Plan, create and distribute CAFB videos as needed.
  • Maintain CAFB storybank and story archives for easy use by other CAFB staff.
  • Conduct interviews with clients, supporters, volunteers, advocates, partners and other constituents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Online Marketing Director.

Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Journalism, Marketing or related field.
Bilingual in Spanish and English.
Proven experience with social media tools including blogs, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.
Exceptional grammar, spelling and punctuation. Command of Associated Press style.
Proven creative writing skills.
Proficiency with computer applications including Adobe Premiere, Wordpress and Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced Microsoft training and experience a plus.
Demonstrated good judgment and discretion.
Ability to juggle multiple projects with attention to detail and accuracy while adhering to deadlines.
Ability to work independently and cooperatively with other Food Bank staff and volunteers.

This position reports to:

Communications Manager

Additional information:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.

No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please. 

The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.


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