Position Overview & Basic Function:

The Digital Communications Intern will assist the Affiliate with social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, blogging, website posting and other digital media.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research and create content for social media posts, including breast health/breast cancer awareness, education and news items
  • Clarify objectives and track progress of social media growth
  • Schedule out social media postings for upcoming months
  • Research and report on new social media trends and services
  • Write new content for Komen San Diego Facebook, Twitter and other accounts to promote Komen’s programs and drive website traffic
  • Work with staff and social media virtual volunteers on training and social media updates

Required Skills & Education:

  • Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Strong time-management, organizational and research skills
  • Passionate about social media
  • Have strong computer skills, including strong experience in Microsoft Offices (i.e. Word, Excel)
  • Web and/or graphic design experience preferred
  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student or be a graduate of a college or university


  • Ability to lift / carry 15 pounds; capable of standing for one hour or more.
  • Position will need to use their personal computer


  • Opportunity to gain insight into the not-for-profit sector
  • “Hands-on” environment with individuals who respond to critical community issues
  • Develop above-entry-level skills

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Anne-Michelle Eddy Director of Marketing and Communications, at annie@sdkomen.org. Please put the intern job title and your first and last name in the subject of the email.