Marketing Communications Internship Summer 2021


Cancer Support Community Arizona

April 5, 2021

Cancer Support Community Arizona is looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented intern for summer 2021. This is a great opportunity for a junior or senior level student to gain real world, portfolio-building experience working on a variety of marketing and communications projects. The intern will work closely with the staff as well as a public relations firm. Cancer Support Community Arizona provides emotional and social support for anyone impacted by cancer by offering more than 100 programs per month that include support groups, social activities, mind/body therapies, nutritional counseling and educational seminars. All programs are offered free of charge and designed to support cancer patients, their families and caregivers throughout their cancer journey. Programs are provided throughout Arizona virtually and at two office locations in Phoenix and Flagstaff for English and Spanish language participants.

Responsibilities will include: • Social media content creation and posting • Press release and event calendar listing writing and distribution • Content development for print and digital communications including website, newsletters, invitations, email and annual report • Multi-media campaign planning which could include development of content, design, photography, graphics, and video production • Email marketing via Constant Contact • Blog writing • Measurement/reporting of success of campaigns

Requirements: • Strong creative and organizational skills • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills • AP Style knowledge • Ability to work independently or in a team • College junior or senior pursing a degree in journalism, PR or communications • Preference for students in Barrett, the Honors College and Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication • Previous internship experience preferred • Experience with Adobe creative suite/InDesign, Canva, Buffer, or Constant Contact is a plus

Commitment • 15-20 hours per week for 12-15 weeks, currently position is remote • Unpaid internship

Please send your resume, cover letter and three writing samples to Julie Igo at For questions, call 602.549.0008. Deadline to apply is April 19, 2021. For more information about Cancer Support Community Arizona, visit