Spring 2019 Communications Internship

The Communications Intern will support the Office Manager on all aspects relating to fundraising and book keeping, as well as special events for Special Olympics Chicago.


  • Help with day-to-day office work such as data entry and inventory.
  • Attend community events to promote organizational goals.
  • Entering and editing data in corporate database.
  • Attend athletic competitions of our athletes with intellectual disabilities.
  • Assist with social media marketing.
  • Assist with the creation and preparation of communication materials.


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education
  • Extensive computer knowledge with Microsoft operating system and Microsoft applications.
  • Ability to commute within Chicago city limits and commit at least 16 hours a week in our downtown office
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and collaborate effectively as a team member.
  • Able to communicate at all levels with internal/external clients by phone, email and in person.
  • A positive attitude with good organizational and people skills.
  • Able to multi-task.
  • Reliable and detail-oriented.


  • Must have completed at least four semesters of college or community college courses.



Please send your cover letter and resume to scc@sochicago.org

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