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Communications Intern

Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
Remote, District Of Columbia, United States (remote)
10 days ago


Communications Intern


 Who are we?

The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, mothers, fathers, parents, children, youth, and all families including LGBTQIA+ and individuals with special health care needs. AMCHP leads and supports programs nationally to protect and promote optimal maternal and child health while lifting up social determinants of health and addressing systemic and structural health equity issues.

AMCHP’s mission is to advance the health of women, children, youth, families, and communities by strengthening governmental public health and deepening community partnerships through a health equity lens. AMCHP’s vision centers the core values of diversity, inclusion, and honoring voices of the families and communities we and our members serve. We lead and partner with diverse stakeholders to build members’ capacity to implement public health systems and practices that are centered in equity, informed by evidence, and reflect authentic partnership with the individuals, families, and communities most affected by those systems and practices. AMCHP’s vision is a nation committed to the unfettered wellbeing of women, children, youth, families, and communities so that they may thrive. 

About the position:

AMCHP is recruiting a communications intern for the Spring of 2023. This is a paid part-time position that requires a minimum of 15 hours per week. AMCHP’s internship program is open to currently enrolled students in undergraduate and graduate programs. Individuals who have already graduated are also eligible.

We are looking for an individual interested in communications and marketing to assist with promoting the 2023 AMCHP Annual Conference. The Communications Intern will report to the Communications Manager and will be an integral part of the Communications team, working on marketing campaigns and implementing communications strategies for a reputable non-profit organization in the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) field.

What you’ll get to do:

  1. Work with the communications team on the development of creative concepts and marketing strategies for promoting the 2023 AMCHP Annual Conference.
  2. Develop written content and design graphic pieces for dissemination on AMCHP’s social media platforms, website, and e-newsletters.
  3. Help create and implement the social media strategy for the 2023 AMCHP Annual Conference,
  4. Assist with posting, monitoring, and engaging AMCHP’s main social media accounts on various social networks (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram).
  5. Analyze data to gauge the success of campaigns.
  6. Work with cross-functional teams to brand and promote the 2023 AMCHP Annual Conference.
  7. Support with other communications and marketing needs related to AMCHP.


Examples of Work:

  1. Participate in meetings with various teams to brainstorm ideas to promote the 2023 AMCHP Annual Conference.
  2. Write and facilitate articles for the conference newsletter.
  3. Draft promotional content and updates about the conference for AMCHP’s newsletters.
  4. Design social media posts about the conference for AMCHP’s social media accounts, including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.
  5. Schedule social media posts, and monitor and engage AMCHP’s main social media accounts.
  6. Update AMCHP’s website, including drafting content for the site, uploading new content, and creating graphics about the conference.
  7. Produce internal reports and provide insights and recommendations to the team.
  8. Other related activities as assigned.

You’ll bring these qualifications:


  • Knowledge of marketing and communications strategies.
  • Knowledge of digital strategies.
  • Preference for a demonstrated interest in maternal and child health.

Education: At least two years in a bachelor’s program or any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrate the candidate’s ability to perform the position’s duties.


  • Experience creating written and visual content.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience with proofreading, understanding, and condensing complex information into quick summaries.
  • Experience using graphic design platforms, such as Canva.
  • Experience with WordPress a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).

Abilities: Self-motivated with strong organizational skills; the ability to work effectively in a team environment; the ability to work effectively remotely/in telework set-up; A steadfast commitment to AMCHP’s core values.

Other: AMCHP’s office are located in Washington, DC. However, this position has the option of 100% virtual work/telework. The intern will provide support to the AMCHP Conference virtually.

Physical/Sensory Demands: We are committed to an inclusive culture that values all types of diversity, including the accommodation of a wide range of disability and related workplace needs.

Estimated Internship Duration

Start Date: Beginning of April 2023

End Date: End of June 2023

There may be an option to continue if mutually agreed upon.

Hours/Compensation: 15-20 hours per week. Hourly rate range: $18 - $20 per hour (exact dates/times can be negotiated). Note: Benefits are not provided.

Job Classification: NonExempt

Why Join AMCHP?

We are a dynamic, energetic team comprised of MCH subject matter experts and individuals passionate about building a nation that values and invests in the health and wellbeing of all women, children, youth, families, and communities so that they may thrive. We take specific, focused action to center anti-racism in our work and be assets for health equity and racial justice. 

AMCHP is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our employment practices reflect our core values and guide us in our commitment to dismantling structural racism and rebuilding the systems that serve our communities in ways that center racial and other forms of equity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Submit your resume, cover letter, and (3) references. Indicate #I23-1001 Communications Intern in subject line. No phone calls, please. Please submit inquiries to (E.O.E.)

Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties, as necessary. The incumbent must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68515376
  • Workplace Type: Remote
  • Location:
    Remote, District Of Columbia, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
  • Position Title: Communications Intern
  • Job Function: General Administration / Management
  • Job Type: Internship
  • Job Duration: 3-6 Months
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $18.00 - $20.00 (Hourly Wage)
Non-Profit / Charity
Washington , US

The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth and families, including those with special health care needs. AMCHP's members come from the highest levels of state government and include directors of maternal and child health programs, directors of programs for children with special health care needs, and other public health leaders who work with and support state maternal and...

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