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Communications/Race Intern
Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Komen Oregon is currently seeking an enthusiastic individual who is proficient in Spanish for an exciting internship opportunity that will support the Affiliate’s communications and outreach efforts for the 2011 Race for the Cure.

This person will work under the guidance of the Affiliate Communications Coordinator to assist projects related to promoting the Race for the Cure.

This intern will work in a fast-paced, collaborative team atmosphere and have the opportunity to learn about a wide range of areas in a non-profit organization and major event planning.

Time Commitment:
Summer term – 3 X week for approximately 15 hours total

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Implementation of the Affiliate Race for the Cure Distribution Plan (distribution of event collateral to local businesses, individuals and events throughout the summer)
• Provide outreach to targeted communities – mostly concentrating on the local Hispanic community
• Offer support to Spanish-speaking event registrants
• Work at occasional pre-race fundraising/special events
• Serve as primary support for booking media interviews/appearances
• Administrative support, including extensive phone work, email correspondence and some mailings
• Some translation materials from English to Spanish
• Interest in marketing/communications and non-profit experience
• Other marketing/outreach projects as assigned

Oregon/SW Washington Affiliate
Portland, OR

Position Type
Internship – Unpaid
Desired Major(s)
All Majors
Job Function
Administrative / Support Services, Communication, Community Service, Customer Service, Event Planning / Coordination, Health Services / Healthcare, Marketing, Public Relations, Volunteer
Summer term through Sept. 18, 2012
Contact Information
Employer: Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Name: Ms. Lori H. Kresse
Title: Volunteer Program Manager
Phone: 503-553-3676
Fax: 503-552-9161
Address: 1400 SW 5th Ave. Suite 530 

Portland, OR
97201 United States