Outreach Intern

Location: Austin, TX
Date Posted: 04-11-2018
IT’S TIME TEXAS (ITT)
Job Opportunity: Outreach & Events Support Intern
Department: Programs - Outreach
Job Type: Internship
Compensation: Non-Paid
 
Who we are:
We’re a statewide nonprofit organization focused on reducing chronic illness and obesity. We do this by creating technology and programming focused on building healthier lives, healthier communities, and a healthier state. There’s so much more to know, so please check us out on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/itstimetexas 
 
Who we want:
The Outreach department seeks interns with strong written and in-person communication skills who can think strategically and harness their specific skills to deepen engagement with current IT’S TIME TEXAS supporters and raise awareness of the cause.  We also seek interns with very strong organizational skills and abilities. Our events provide individuals and families with fun, interactive learning opportunities, and introduce community members to the benefits of living active, healthy lifestyles. Interns will have the opportunity to assist in the development and promotion of IT’S TIME TEXAS and the spectrum of programs/events that positively affect the health of Texans. The purpose of these projects is not only to help improve IT’S TIME TEXAS’ impact on the community, but also to provide valuable knowledge and experience to the intern’s education and career aspirations.
 
Key Responsibilities:
▪      Work directly with and provide support to the Outreach Coordinator
▪      Contribute to regional outreach strategy for events, initiatives, and programs
▪      Act as a liaison between the organization and vendors including negotiating pricing and pre-selecting options to present to the organization while maintaining budget for the event
▪      Assist internal teams with equipment and promotional planning and logsitcs
▪      Help collect and analyze data from our outreach opportunities across the organization as a whole
▪      Work with Outreach Coordinator to plan and implement IT’S TIME TEXAS’ participation at local community events
 
Who you are:
▪       Mission focused and results driven. You’re committed to supporting the mission of IT’S TIME TEXAS and don’t shy away from challenges as you work toward positive results.
▪       A team-player.  You have experience utilizing a team-based approach to carry out projects.
▪       Detail oriented and organized. You’re committed to ensuring organization and consistency in all activities related to events & initiatives. You coordinate and execute all tasks with accuracy and attention to detail.
▪       An excellent communicator. You have an ability to listen actively and effectively communicate information in a professional manner to a wide variety of audiences.
▪       A ‘Yes’ Person. Your responsibilities will likely look different day-to-day and that excites you.
 
What you’ll bring:
▪       Sophomore, Junior, or Senior working toward a Bachelors’ degree in public relations, health promotion, public health, communication studies, or related field
▪       Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and leverage resources accordingly
▪       Ability and willingness to work independently and follow instructions with minimal supervision
▪       Professional demeanor and outstanding phone etiquette
▪       Familiarity with Google Drive, Microsoft Office, and SurveyMonkey, a plus
 
Notice: The job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Management has the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. IT’S TIME TEXAS is an at-will employer.
To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume at https://itstimetexas.org/join-our-team/
This position is located in Austin, Texas and reports to the Outreach Coordinator.
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