Strategic Communications Intern

Content and Web Writer, Lawrence, Kansas

Description

LMH Health has an excellent internship opportunity to gain experience in nonprofit strategic communications. This is a paid internship and candidates must be able to work around 15 hours each week. The intern will work directly with LMH Health’s director of marketing, communications & community outreach and our vice president of strategic communications.

LMH Health, a non-profit community hospital with 17 clinics across the area, provides more than $25 million in charitable care and financial assistance each year to community members in need. LMH Health is the area’s largest safety-net provider committed to caring for all.

I.  JOB SUMMARY

The intern’s main duty is to write and edit feature stories and news releases covering the service lines and care teams of LMH Health. The intern may also work in a variety of supportive roles, including assisting with website & social media content and fielding day-to-day inquiries.

II.  ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write feature stories and news releases for LMH Health
  • Edit and proofread stories and news releases
  • Assist with website content and development
  • Assist with social media content
  • Assist with administrative duties
  • Maintains and ensures the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Responsible for other duties as needed or assigned 

III.  JOB QUALIFICATIONS Required:

  • Excellent writing and storytelling skills
  • Strong copyediting skills, experience with AP style preferred
  • Junior level, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Journalism, Marketing/Communications, Advertising or Public Relations)
  • Professional demeanor for representing the hospital and its staff
  • Ability to maintain a set schedule and work within deadlines
  • Collaborative, collegial approach and an openness to feedback and direction
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of individuals 

Preferred:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Photography skills

Apply

Please submit your resume, cover letter and three writing samples to:
Amy Northrop
Director of Marketing, Communications & Community Outreach
amy.northrop@lmh.org