Public Relations Intern

(Boys and Girls Club of Durham)

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Position ID: V-OSH1093 Last Modified: 03 May 2019 Last Full Update: 03 May 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactPamela Deveaux, Resource Development Director, Boys and Girls Club of Durham; Phone: 905-728-5121 ext 229; Email:
DutiesPublic relations intern * engage with and support Boys and Girls Club of Durham public relations strategy * create and curate engaging content * communicate and build relationships with current or prospect clients * use social media and blogs to great effect * create and distribute press releases * assist in administrative duties * build and update media lists and databases * schedule, coordinate and attend various events * do research and market analysis activities
BenefitsBe part of a structured PR work experience * enhance a your personal development and add to your resume * work and be supervised with a PR professional
ClientsChildren aged 4-18
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Marketing & Promotions ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Social Media ; Student Placement ; Writing / Editing
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity - Ability to creat content and eye caughting materials ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing - Like being around children ; General Computer Skills ; Marketing & PR - Social media plan/videos/ posters and flyers ; Planning & Organizing - Event planning ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently - Ability to work on own tasks * take initiative and demonstrate a flexible approach in responding to needs as they arise ; Writing & Editing - Excellent verbal and written communication skills ; Support to team in donor management cycle including donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities as required * prepare and edit donor correspondence and communications * Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) * attention to detail and follow-through, ability to prioritize and multi-task
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; 24 hours a month, can work from home, in person meeting twice a month
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours24 / Month
Dates and TimesPR Intern can make own schedule
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance
LocationBoys and Girls Club of Durham ,433 Eulalie Ave, Oshawa, ON
Number of PositionsDurham Region ; Oshawa 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline30 Apr 2019
Additional RequirementsStrong desire to learn along with professional drive * passion for PR and it's best practice
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameBoys and Girls Club of Durham
Office Phone905-728-5121
Address & Map
433 Eulalie Ave
Oshawa, ON L1H 2C6
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