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Communications Intern, Community Research Initiative, Boston, MA

The Communications Intern will work within the context of the Development and Communications team and will be responsible for a range of projects related to branding in both traditional and online communications campaigns. The intern will report to CRI's Communications and Development Manager.


  • Monitor, engage, and create regular posts on CRI's Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Assist in creation of printed materials, including newsletters, infographics, appeals, marketing materials, and brochures
  • Create website content relating to CRI's research, outreach, and development efforts
  • Administrative tasks including: compilation of media kits, archive maintenance, mailing
  • Brainstorm new, innovative campaigns for social media engagement surrounding CRI initiatives and events
  • Attend and assist with special events, as availability allows
  • Special projects and collaboration with other departments may be available based on skills and interests of the applicant


  • Interest in nonprofit work, HIV and/or hepatitis C research, infectious disease, public health, marketing, communications and/or developmenExperience creating content across social media platforms
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Commitment to a flexible, but regular schedule each week
  • Experience with website content management system (CMS) or website maintenance
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and/or graphic design a plus

To apply, please email Libby Mullen, Communications and Development Manager at with a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample.

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