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Overview: The Parent-Child Home Program, a nationally replicated early-literacy and school readiness program, is seeking a Communications and Events Intern to assist the Communications & Events team in managing the organization's online presence (including the website, e-communication, blog, and social media activities); writing/formatting communications materials including newsletters, flyers, event materials, press releases, etc.; planning/managing fundraising and volunteer events; and facilitating communication among PCHP's nationwide network of sites to highlight the success of the Program. The internship is eligible for a stipend or academic credit.

Primary Duties Include:

Work with the Communications & Events team to execute communications strategies and organize special events
Assist with the development of event marketing materials using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and/or Microsoft Word
Assist with the annual Gala (to be held November 12th in NYC) and other volunteer and fundraising events, including work on invitations, catering, sponsorships, auction, marketing, etc.
Research and identify potential auction donors and/or sponsors for the Gala, outreach via phone calls and letters of inquiry, and track all outreach efforts and donations
Assist in managing PCHP's online presence by updating website, developing monthly e-blasts, proposing content and posting on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, and other social media
Outreach to PCHP's nationwide network of sites to collect success stories, local site news, parent testimonials, etc. and to encourage site engagement with the PCHP national network
Assist in writing and distributing press releases on PCHP news and events
Research and write early literacy activities to be included in PCHP's blog
Interact with external audiences, Board, staff, and constituents with a high level of professionalism
Manage special assignments, and assist with administrative support for Communications & Events team as needed
Skills/Qualifications:

Excellent writing, oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Impeccable attention to detail, strong strategic thinking, and research skills
Graphic design experience specifically using Adobe programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) preferred
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines, and professional phone and in-person demeanor
Experience with social media
Previous experience with event planning desirable
About The Parent-Child Home Program:

The Parent-Child Home Program's (PCHP) nationwide network of program sites provides low-income families with the necessary tools, skills, and resources to ensure their children achieve their greatest potential in school and in life. The National Center assists underserved communities in replicating and expanding its proven school readiness program that builds parent-child interaction and supports learning at home. Together we are strengthening families and communities, and building the workforce of the future.

PCHP has been preparing under resourced families for school success for over 45 years and has received a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for 4 consecutive years.

The Parent-Child Home Program is an equal opportunity employer.

Address: 1415 Kellum Place, Garden City, NY, 11530

Free parking is provided onsite. PCHP is a five-minute walk from the Mineola LIRR Train Station.

How to apply
Send Resume and Cover Letter to Jennifer Rosenthal, PCHP's Communication & Events Coordinator: jrosenthal@parent-child.org

Find us on the web at: http://www.parent-child.org/

• Location: Other, Garden City, NY

• Post ID: 51383054 newyork
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