National Council of Urban Indian Health
Title: Communications Intern
Reports To: The Communications Intern will report to the Senior Communications and Events
Manager of the National Council of Urban Indian Health.
Job Overview: The Communications Intern main tasks involve assisting writing and editing
NCUIH programs, campaigns, initiatives and publications. The Communications Intern will also help in re-enforcing relationships with donors through messaging and strategic communications.
Communications Intern Responsibilities:
- Work closely with the Senior Communications and Events Manager to develop and execute strategic initiatives to support advocacy and programmatic efforts
- Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications
- Assist as needed with writing and editing communication and educational pieces, email, press release and marketing copy for NCUIH and member organization programs, campaigns, events, initiatives and publications
- Update the NCUIH website when needed
- Assist with the dissemination of materials through all available channels to trade and general media
- Assist in the coverage of NCUIH’s annual conference and other events
- Perform other similar or related duties as requested or assigned by the Senior Communications and Events Manager
Communications Intern Requirements:
- Recent College grad or working towards a degree in journalism, communications, public relations or related field
- Strong written communication skills, with exposure to AP style
- Project and time management skills
- Ability to work collaboratively
- Experience in healthcare editorial and public relations activities a plus
- Word processing, spreadsheet and related computer application knowledge
- One or more years of related professional experience
- An effective communicator, both written and oral
- Ability to communicate professionally with press and community contacts
- Self-motivated, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
- Able to work within a team and also eager to take the initiative. We are committed, passionate people and are looking for others who feel the same
- Enthusiasm for the mission of NCUIH and the issues we address
Internship. The position will require a commitment of approximately 10 to 15 hours per week in
Washington, DC office.
College credit available or a $16/hr 16-24 hours a week.
Please send a resume and statement of interest to mraimondi(at)ncuih.org.
About the National Council of Urban Indian Health:
The National Council of Urban Indian Health was founded in 1998 to represent the interests of
Urban Indian Organizations (UIOs) before Congress and Federal agencies, and to influence policies impacting the health conditions experienced by urban American Indians and Alaska
Natives (AI/AN).The National Council of Urban Indian Health is a 501(c)(3), membership-based organization devoted to support the development of quality, accessible, and culturally sensitive health care programs for AI/AN living in urban communities. NCUIH fulfills its mission by serving as a resource center providing advocacy, education, training, and leadership for urban Indian health care providers. NCUIH strives for healthy American Indians and Alaska Natives living in urban settings, which comprise over 70% of the AI/AN population, supported by quality, accessible health care centers and governed by leaders in the Indian community. NCUIH represents UIOs receiving grants under Title V of IHCIA and the American Indian and
Alaska Natives they serve.
Job Type: Part-time or Internship
Salary: $16/hr 16-24 hours a week
- relevant: 1 year (Preferred)