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**POSITION FILLED** Fall 2020: NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) - Communications / Social Media Intern

Aug 21, 2020

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

Communications / Social Media Internship

With the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Rappahannock Region (


  • Gain field experience with major communication platforms, outreach, and marketing; helpful in advancing a career
  • Enjoy knowing that your efforts are helping individuals with mental health challenges to gain access to resources, information, support, and improving health
  • Modest stipend possible based on skills and experience
  • Possibility of expanding into additional roles in organization

Position Responsibilities

  • Every 1-2 days, convert information into eye-appealing news and education on Facebook page; local, state, and national arms of the organization will supply basic content
  • Every 1-2 weeks, use MailChimp to send similar information to growing mail list

Duration:  beginning as soon as possible and lasting for 4-6 months.

Outcome goals

  • Facebook and MailChimp analytics will show significantly increasing number of followers or subscribers and subsequent engagement
  • The organization will experience growing participant registration in programs offered
  • The organization will receive offers at an average of two new volunteers each month

Supervision and Support Plan:  Two individuals on the local leadership team will supervise and support the Facebook and MailChimp activities respectively.  Internal communication will be almost entirely electronic and generally at least weekly.

How to apply:   email the following to

  • Name and contact information
  • List of relevant skills, experience, and at least two unrelated references
  • Images or screenshots of work you have done with description of your role in the work
  • Short paragraph of why you are interested in the position

Your interest will be greatly appreciated