Communications & Marketing Intern

United Muslim Relief
Alexandria, VA
Jan 31, 2017
Apr 01, 2017
Full Time

United Muslim Relief (UMR) is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization based in the United States. We are one of the fastest growing NGO's in the country, with a focus on building humanitarian coalitions to tackle developmental needs.

Description: United Muslim Relief seeks a creative and motivated intern to assist marketing and communications efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of communication and marketing while working for well-known international humanitarian relief and development organization.


  • Update and enhance UMR's social media presence on twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Assist in planning and writing UMR monthly e-Newsletter and quarterly printed Newsletters
  • Draft, proofread press releases, website content
  • Designing flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for major events hosted by UMR
  • Organize and attend bi-weekly marketing/communications meeting including preparing agenda and taking minutes
  • Collaborating with UMR staff on new creative ideas, and new techniques for marketing and communications
  • Assist with coming up with exciting new Fundraising ideas involving Marketing and Communications


  • Excellent in grammar and communication
  • Strong grasp of social media maintaince
  • Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations)
  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Adobe suite and Ilustrator and InDesign highly desired. Knowledge of HTML and graphic design a plus
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with public
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of United Muslim Relief

Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 3 - 6-month commitment.

Hours: 8 - 12 hours/week, preferably twice a week in the office. Hours are flexible

Compensation: This is an Unpaid/Volunteer Internship

To Apply: Please a send cover letter and resume to

United Muslim Relief is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national

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