The Communications & Marketing Intern plays an important role by providing support to 826DC’s fundraising, external communications, and outreach efforts through social media and public relations.
Understand the clear set of goals and objectives set by the Director of Development and Executive Director for communications and social media efforts.
Help to measure and analyze ROI.
Listen, respond, ask questions, and engage with 826DC’s audience.
Curate relevant content to reach 826DC’s ideal audience.
Create seamless content across all social networks.
Grow 826DC’s social network by increasing Likes and Follows.
Work with graphic design team to ensure visual content is consistent and compelling.
Extend reach of posts and tweets.
Convert social media followers to volunteers and donors.
Other administrative duties
Coordinate online shipping and receiving for the organization and for the storefront.
Work a regular weekly shift (3 hours) in Tivoli’s Astounding Magic Supply Co., and use shift to inform store visitors about 826DC and its programs.
Support 826DC fundraising, volunteer outreach, and community events and initiatives, as appropriate; attends, as s/he/they are able, 826DC events and volunteer socials.
Perform other duties, as assigned.
Interns are expected to be able to work independently to meet deadlines while also maintaining flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances and situations.
Interns are expected to take direction from others and offer her/his/their own ideas and recommendations.
Interns are expected to ask for help, support, and resources when s/he/they need these, and to speak up early when s/he/they are not able to meet a deadline or complete a task or project.
826DC expects interns to contribute her/his/their own brand of humor and originality to 826DC’s volunteer spirit and to help create a positive working experience with 826DC.
This internship does not receive a stipend from 826DC. We strongly encourage all interns to research and apply for funding through their university or community as many programs offer grants for unpaid internships at a nonprofit.
Interns of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 826DC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and strong encourages persons of color, females, LGPTQIA persons, and persons with disabilities to apply for this position.
Minimum commitment of 15 hours per week for the semester.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience with WordPress, Hootsuite, and Adobe Suite a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven ability to organize and prioritize work.
Proven ability to work independently with little supervision
Excellent interpersonal skills.
To learn more and apply, please search the internship's ID number in Careers4Terps: 179574