• Intern - Communications

    Internship Locations US-IL-Chicago
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Imagine the opportunity to bring your talent to a high-performing organization making a meaningful difference in the lives of men, women and children all across Chicago. We are one of the nation’s premier, nonprofit organizations dedicated to feeding hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community. We are dynamic, mission-focused, innovative, values-driven, diverse, focused, impactful and energetic. We believe in inspiring change and know change only happens when everyone has a voice and a place at the table. It starts by unleashing the joy and potential in each other and the people we serve.


    The Communications Intern will support the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s marketing team by collecting stories and photos from agencies/programs, assisting with writing for publications and press releases, monitoring and editing social media content and more.


    • Supports administrative duties for the communications team, including media monitoring, archiving, website analytics and more
    • Assists in collecting impact stories and quotes from clients, partners, supporters and volunteers
    • Assists in collecting photo and video assets
    • Writes content for publications, website and blog
    • Makes routine web and social media updates
    • Provides on-site support for events
    • Updates marketing materials, as needed


    • Current college student in journalism, communications or a related field
    • Strong interviewing and writing skills
    • Proficiency in AP style
    • Experience making website and social media updates for an organization or business
    • Available May-August, 2018
    • Valid driver’s license and vehicle required 


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