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Texas 4000 Communication and Public Relations, BTT Gateway Job ID 7039

Sat, July 6, 2013

Texas 4000 Communication and Public Relations, BTT Gateway Job ID 7039

Texas 4000 is a small Austin based non-profit dedicated to fighting cancer by spreading Hope, Knowledge, and Charity. Each year a group of University of Texas students raise money in this fight by riding their bikes from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska. During the ride, they stop to share their inspirational stories along with powerful life-saving information about cancer prevention to towns big and small. The Texas 4000 family is not only comprised of these students, but the countless individuals who support this cause, such as the board of directors, sponsors, partners at LIVESTRONG and MD Anderson, host families, donors and volunteers. 

The Communication and PR intern will communicate with news and radio contacts, as well as monitor the distribution of press packets for all three of the routes of our summer ride. This it is imperative that this intern have the ability to multi-task and balance a heavy workload. 

No matter what position you apply for, we ask that you exhibit some of the following traits: 
Ability to learn quickly and apply common sense to detailed yet straightforward instructions 
Excellent organization, communication, writing and problem solving skills 
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects while staying organized; 
Work well with our team of volunteers and riders or solo when needed 
10-20 hours/week minimum desired. Internships will span from June 10th to August 24th.

To apply, email Lance Pyburn your resume and specify internship of interest at  Application deadline is 7/6/2013.

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