Hepatitis Marketing/Digital Media Intern (NYC Health Department)

Program description:

The NYC Health Department, Bureau of Hepatitis, HIV, and STI Viral Hepatitis Program (VHP) works to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with hepatitis B and C in New York City. The VHP conducts surveillance, and develops and implements programs and projects to prevent, manage and treat hepatitis B and C.

Hep Free NYC (hepfree.nyc) is a network building capacity to prevent, manage and treat hepatitis B and C in NYC. The coalition seeks to foster an inclusive collaboration among all stakeholders to advance hepatitis B and C awareness, screening, access to care, and vaccination through education, outreach, advocacy and support of research.

*Applicant must be a current master student at CUNY School of Public Health

Title: Viral Hepatitis Marketing Intern

Hours per week: 19 during academic semesters, up to 34 during winter/summer break

Rate: $20/hour

Start date: As soon as possible

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Intern will assist with the following activities and tasks:

  • Create digital content, including website posts, social media content, and other materials
  • Assist with promotion, measurement, and content of the website and social channels (posting, sharing, engaging, liking, increasing social reach and building meaningful connections, etc.)
  • Assist with communications aspects of meetings and events by creating promotional content, developing branded materials, and supporting day-of/week-of communications efforts to ensure a successful event
  • Assist with updating and drafting materials including fact sheets, post cards, brochures, and other communications materials with current campaign messaging
  • Assist in updating the media calendar and content for the campaign’s website (hepfree.nyc), social channels (@hepfreenyc) and printed marketing materials
  • Communicate in a professional, but unique social media “voice”; directly aligned with the Hep Free NYC and NYC Health Department thought leadership and content platform
  • Support data collection and analysis of the media performance
  • Monitor for and share news about hepatitis B and C
  • Identify opportunities for internal and external engagement
  • Other duties as assigned

Applicant Must:

  1. Currently matriculated in a CUNY master’s program (MPH, MSW, MHA, etc) preferred
  2. Background knowledge in Communications, Design, Public Relations, Marketing, or Public Health preferred
  3. Have understanding of and experience with social networking and blogging and have their own presence on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  4. Interest in public health programs and working with vulnerable populations such as people who use drugs and immigrants.
  5. Excellent oral, writing, and inter-personal skills
  6. Preferred experience with: Canva (or other image editing), WordPress (or other website management), Hootsuite (social content management), Google Analytics

If interested, send cover letter and resume to Sarah Ahmed at sahmed10@health.nyc.gov


Last Updated on January 6, 2023 by HepFree NYC

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