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The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness is growing, and now is your chance to join the exciting work we do in the fields of celiac disease awareness, healthcare and gluten-free industry.

Potential Openings:

Throughout the year, NFCA looks for candidates like the positions outlined below.  These positions may or may not be available at any given time, as the staffing needs and projects of the organization vary throughout the year.  Please connect with the appropriate contact outlined by the job description to learn more about position availability.  Thank you for your interest in being a part of the NFCA team!

Immediate Openings

Communications Intern

Location: Ambler, PA

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), a national patient advocacy group engaged in the public, healthcare and foodservice sectors, seeks a motivated, forward-thinking communications intern to support the Foundation’s work in developing science-based content for the organization’s website and social media.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in shaping an organization’s communications strategy and play a lead role in the execution high-quality error-free content. We are looking for a creative, but detail-oriented individual who takes initiative and stays on top of the latest trends. The internship may be modified based on the skill set and needs of the right candidate. Stipend available depending on the length of internship and number of hours available to dedicate to it.

Responsibilities

  • Write and edit content for websites, blogs, social media and press releases
  • Develop and edit content for presentations to be delivered at national conferences and trade shows
  • Keep track of communications deadlines and project calendars
  • Correspond with bloggers and other stakeholders that help to promote NFCA’s work on a national stage
  • Assist with social media content development, engagement, monitoring, trend identification
  • Work on special projects as needed.

Qualifications

Junior, senior and graduate students currently enrolled in an accredited degree program or recent graduates are invited to apply. Additional requirements include:

  • Strong writing skills and the ability to generate professional, error-free work with a polished touch
  • Detail oriented, with the ability to manage quality control in a chaotic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to write in a variety of voices for a wide range of target audiences and outlets
  • Self-motivated with strong initiative; able to deliver with minimal supervision
  • Able to meet deadlines, including expedited projects for immediate needs
  • Maintains positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Understanding of branding concepts, including differences in audience
  • Knowledge of Flash or video editing a plus
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite required, including Powerpoint
  • Creative thinker with a fresh approach
  • Familiarity with celiac disease a plus
  • Prior non-profit experience a plus

To apply

Please send a cover letter, resume and three samples of your work to Claire Baker at cbaker@celiaccentral.org. Applications must be received by September 30, 2014.

Graphic Design Intern

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), a national patient advocacy group engaged in the public, healthcare and foodservice sectors, seeks a motivated, forward-thinking graphic design intern to bring the foundation’s visual communications to the next level.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in shaping an organization’s visual strategy and play a lead role in the execution of those visuals. We are looking for a creative individual who takes initiative and stays on top of the latest trends, including the role of images and infographics in social media.

Candidates must have access to necessary software and services to create professional graphics. This can be a telecommuting position. The internship may be modified based on the skill set and needs of the right candidate. Stipend available depending on the length of internship and number of hours available to dedicate to it.

Responsibilities

  • Design compelling graphics for NFCA communications, including headers, banners, ads, icons, logos, flyers, infographics, white papers and newsletters, for both web and print
  • With a cohesive look and feel that complements NFCA brand and integrates NFCA brand attributes, work with the communications team on numerous projects, including:
    • Design and layout for new NFCA brochures and publications
    • Support creation of monthly and quarterly e-publications
  • Create and manage directory of NFCA images and graphics
  • Monitor industry trends and make recommendations to propel NFCA’s visual strategy
  • Manage multiple projects and timelines

Qualifications

Junior, senior and graduate students currently enrolled in an accredited graphic design degree program are invited to apply. The successful candidate will be:

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Self-motivated with strong initiative; able to deliver with minimal supervision
  • Able to meet deadlines, including expedited projects for immediate needs
  • A creative thinker with a fresh design approach. Photography skills a plus.
  • Able to maximize impact using limited resourcesAble to generate professional, error-free work with a polished touch
  • Positive and enthusiastic
  • Cognizant of branding concepts, including differences in audience
  • Familiar with the printing and production process
  • Knowledgeable of Flash or video editing
  • Familiar with non-profits

To apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume and three samples of your work to Claire Baker at cbaker@celiaccentral.org. Applications must be received by September 30, 2014.

Video Production Intern

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) seeks a creative and passionate film and video student to work on a variety of production and editing projects that will be used to advance the cause of celiac disease and help those living gluten-free to live life without fear.  Candidate should be proficient in Final Cut Pro or a similar editing tool and have experience in video encoding for internet use. Candidate should also have the ability to assemble raw footage into a cohesive video sequence, conceptualize and produce videos for various audiences, and edit sound to complete a video. This opportunity would be ideal for an advanced student or recent graduate looking for work experience and professional credits through mass distribution of content that supports our cause. Stipend available depending on the length of internship and number of hours available to dedicate to it.

Responsibilities

  • Catalog raw footage and develop content management system for efficient use of creative assets
  • Create compelling video vignettes to illustration personal stories, provide educational content and encourage participation, engagement and donations
  • Create graphic content that supplements video footage in a way that is aligned with brand guidelines

Qualifications

Junior, senior and graduate students currently enrolled in an accredited degree program or recent college graduates are invited to apply. Additional requirements include:

  • Proficient in Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere
  • Self-motivated with strong initiative; able to deliver with minimal supervision
  • Able to meet deadlines, including expedited projects for immediate needs
  • Creative thinker with a fresh design approach
  • Able to maximize impact using limited resources
  • Generates professional, error-free work with a polished touch
  • Maintains positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Understanding of branding concepts, including differences in audience
  • Familiarity with celiac disease a plus

To apply

Please send a cover letter, resume and three samples of your work to Claire Baker at cbaker@celiaccentral.org. Applications must be received by September 30, 2014.

 

Potential Openings

Healthcare Relations Intern

Location: Ambler, PA
Dates of Position: Immediately and ongoing
Time Commitment: Minimum of 21 hours per week. Days/time are negotiable.
Supervisor: Healthcare Relations Manager

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) is a national 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that drives diagnoses of celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders and improves the quality of life for those on a lifelong gluten-free diet. NFCA’s programming is divided into two areas: Gluten-Free Industry Initiatives and Healthcare & Patient Services. NFCA is currently seeking to fulfill the position of an intern to support its Healthcare & Patient Services programming and related special projects.

Summary of Position:

NFCA is looking for an intern with experience in Public Health and/or Health Communications who is knowledgeable or eager to learn about celiac disease, other gluten-related disorders and/or the gluten-free diet. This intern should be comfortable speaking with healthcare professionals and the general public about the disease and NFCA’s mission.

The intern will assist NFCA’s Healthcare Relations Manager to raise awareness and improve knowledge among the healthcare provider community and the general public. This position will support education, outreach, communications and administrative functions associated with NFCA’s core strategies: education, empowerment and advocacy.

The intern should be highly motivated and driven, familiar with public health issues and/or healthcare trends, and have experience with educational program development. The ideal candidate must be able to workboth independently and as part of a team.

Activities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Research current academic literature on celiac disease, the spectrum of gluten-related disorders and the gluten-free diet
  • Compose web content grounded in health literacy to update NFCA’s patient community on the expanding research of gluten-related disorders
  • Evaluate efficacy of an ongoing accredited continuing medical education (CME) program designed to improve the primary care provider’s knowledge of celiac disease
  • Assist with formatting of web presentations designed to educate patients and dietitians

Qualifications:

Graduate students in public health, health education, nutrition or related fields are preferred. Candidates must be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment. Strong writing, research and organization skills are a must.

Other qualifications include:

  • Working knowledge of social media
  • Familiar with writing for the web
  • Knowledge of Photoshop or InDesign would be a plus (not required)

This is a week-day position with a minimum 21-hour per week commitment. Your choice of work days/hours is negotiable. The ideal candidate will commit to an internship lasting through the end of the 2012-2013 school year. The chosen candidate will be paid a $1,500 stipend at the end of the internship.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Director of Healthcare Initiatives Kristin Voorhees, kvoorhees@celiaccentral.org.

Video Editing/Production Volunteer

Location: Ambler, PA (Telecommuting available)
Dates of Position: Immediately and ongoing
Time Commitment:  Project Basis
Supervisor: Director of Communications and New Media

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) seeks a creative and passionate video professional to volunteer his or her skills on a variety of production and editing projects. The volunteer should be proficient in Final Cut Pro or a similar editing tool and have experience in video encoding for internet use. The volunteer should also have the ability to assemble raw footage into a cohesive video sequence, conceptualize and produce videos for various audiences, and edit sound to complete a video.  The volunteer must have access to his or her own equipment and editing tools.

This volunteer opportunity would be ideal for an advanced student or recent graduate looking to fine-tune his or her video production skills while supporting a great cause. 

Interested in this volunteer opportunity? E-mail Alicia Carango at acarango@celiaccentral.org for more information.

 
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