Communities In Schools of Durham 
3412 Westgate Drive, Suite 301 
Durham, NC 27707


Office: 919.403.1936



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Job Opportunities

We are currently fully staffed at this time. Please check back periodically as a position may open at a later time. 

Internship Opportunities

Position Title: Communications Intern

Reports To: Administrative and Communications Manager


Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Administrative and Communications Manager, the Communications Intern is responsible for supporting Communities In Schools (CIS) of Durham’s organizational marketing, communications, and public relations efforts. The position will assist with social media marketing as well as supporting CIS Durham in positioning itself as a strong brand and through leaders in drop-out prevention. 



  • Work closely with CIS Durham to develop a communications and social media plan.

  • Manage and maintain all CIS Durham’s social media outlets.

  • Support the communication and promotion of CIS Durham’s events and programs as needed. 

  • Manage monthly e-newsletter to CIS Durham’s donors and friends. 

  • Design flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing materials for external and internal communications in support of CIS Durham. 

  • Draft and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories. 

  • Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications.

  • Assist with capturing and analyzing social media metrics.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

*All work is subject to approval by the Administrative and Communications Manager. 



  • Positive attitude and a strong commitment to CIS of Durham’s mission.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving and time management skills 

  • Experience in social media management strongly preferred

  • Excellent computer skills filing, organizing Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, email management platforms such as MailChimp, Mailerlite, etc. 

  • Strong project management skills 


Salary Range: Unpaid 

To apply: Send resume to Mone’ Smith at . Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.