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Spring 2021: Richmond City Young Life - Communications Intern (Deadline Feb. 10)

Feb 8, 2021

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

Richmond City Young Life Communications Intern Job Description


Young Life Mission Statement: Introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith.


RCYL is seeking a dynamic, self-starter to assist in marketing and communications efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while working in a casual work environment. The RCYL Communications Internship is a professional skills internship to assist the team in implementing organizational communications and marketing strategies. The Communications Intern will work independently and in a team to fulfill communication goals and initiatives related to programming and events.



  • Firm grasp of social media tools and platforms including Facebook, Instagram etc.
  • Completed or working toward a college degree (junior level and up), preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, Advertising or Public Relations)
  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus
  • Understanding of the basic principles of public relations and/or marketing
  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired.
  • Proficiency in Canva is desired.
  • Knowledge of HTML, website content management and graphic design a plus
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Genuine enthusiasm for creating compelling marketing materials to support RCYL
  • Self-starter, good time management, creative, with ability to communicate in a professional manner
  • Ability to work well independently, and within a team
  • Commitment to the continuous improvement of service quality and the organization’s mission



  • Assist in planning, writing and managing social media posts and newsletter campaigns.
  • Update organization website with current events, relevant news, etc.
  • Design event/program flyers, graphics and other marketing material
  • Update and maintain RCYL’s social media presence, including daily monitoring, posting, scheduling and reporting Facebook updates
  • Provide input for creative marketing strategies and social media campaigns
  • Create online advertisements as needed
  • Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and tools for marketing and communications



  • To apply email your resume and cover letter to 
  • Portfolio is optional but encouraged.
  • Application deadline is February 10th, 2021