Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Marketing and Public Relations Internship in Grand Rapids, Michigan

We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It's extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients \\"Ask for Mary,\\" they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers. Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care. Mission Statement: Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation Summary: Provides support to the marketing team as needed. Candidate will work with all aspects of marketing and public relations within the team and obtain real-world experience via daily tasks and projects. Internship Type: Unpaid Internship Essential Job Responsibilities: The internship will be tailored to match the successful candidate's skills. It also will help develop and refine skills needed in the marketing and public relations fields. A sample of job assignments and projects are listed below. Intern may work in all or just a few of the areas at any given time. * Public Relations * Job shadow, media relations * Attend creative brainstorming meetings * Assist with internal and external events and media, as needed * Graphic Design * Job shadow, graphic designer * Assist graphic designer with duties as assigned * Website Design and Maintenance * Job shadow, webmaster * Updateroof existing web pages as needed * Assist with keyword research and page optimization, as needed * Assist in gathering content for internal website * New Media and Web Video * Job shadow, both new media and videographerhotographer * Take lead on selected social media platforms * Assist with analyzing data to determine strengths and weaknesses of social media campaigns * Assist in writing social media posts * Writing * Job shadow, writer * Write blog posts * Assist with researching patient stories * Assist with writing new inserts, as needed Customer Service Responsibilities: The selected intern must demonstrate excellent customer service behaviors consistent with the organization and department standards. The intern must also consistently promote teamwork and direct communication with co