Communications Manager Internship


Reports To: Communications Committee 

Role Type: Part-time, Intern (unpaid or college credits),

Start Date: May 1, 2021

Remote Flexible Position


World U.P. is an innovative and progressive organization that creates unique programming to increase community access to resources that promote peaceful diversity. We are looking to grow our team by bringing on a new Communications Intern who would be working with the Communications Committee to implement a strategy that tells our story, highlights our community partners, and drives donor engagement. The ideal candidate will play a critical role in shaping the way our company is perceived by key audiences. You will drive brand awareness by being involved in all stages of the communications process from concept to message development to result-oriented evaluation. 


The Communication Intern role requires a blend of thinking, administration, and development. We encourage you to apply if you bring energy, creativity, and a strong work ethic both to our team and to your personal life! The World U.P. Communications Committee will provide resources to teach you the skills and knowledge to succeed if you have the time and commitment to help World U.P. thrive and move forward. If you are a "roll up your sleeves" and get it done kind of person, we would love to talk to you.


The job allows for flexible/remote daily work but requires weekly check-ins with the leadership. The role requires on-site participation at various locations, as needed.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop PR and external comms strategies in partnership with business leads to advance business objectives.

  • Coordinate the production of promotional materials including releases, media kits, and presentations.

  • Use social media to tell our story in creative and inspiring ways that resonate with various audiences.

  • Manage website content and design to ensure delivery of clear and creative content.

  • Creates social media posts/content that aligns with the World U.P. brand

  • Engage new program partners to build our Community Spotlight Platform

  • Coordinates and communicates with Mobile Produce Pantry Program Manager to share volunteer opportunities, and programmatic updates.

  • Track email and social media metrics to report to the communications committee.

  • Assists planning monthly Board Meeting updates

  • Works closely with the Communications Committee, Board, and CEO to strategically develop new ideas and process improvements.

  • Active participation and influence on special projects (ex. fundraising campaigns, website design and development, partnership development, etc.)

  • Other duties as assigned.



★    Experience managing social media accounts (even if it’s just your own)

★    Passion for helping RVA Communities

★    Strong written and oral communication skills

★    Organizational Skills

★    Self-starter and independent problem solver

★    Desire to constantly learn new stills

★    Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation

★    Computer with access to reliable internet

★    Cell phone

★    High-school diploma, or GED equivalent


Preferred Skills:

★    An Entrepreneurial-Mindset

★    Project Management/Event Coordination

★    Experience using social media for marketing

★    Proficiency using LinkedIn, Wix, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or G-Suite.


Time Commitment:

15- 20 hours a week based on monthly goals/program needs. Potentially additional hours each week, as needed.


Application Materials:

Resume and cover letter. Please include social media handles that you manage/previously managed. To apply email