Marketing and Communication Intern in Lanham, MD at Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolinas, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/7/2020

Career Snapshot

Career Description

Marketing and Communication Internship Overview

The Marketing and Communication Intern at our administrative office, will learn from and be supervised by the Executive Director, Development and Fundraising. During the course of the internship, the intern will experience a wide range of functions in areas of communications, marketing strategies, connecting with external and internal stakeholders, creating and executing engagement and event planning. Social media strategies and community relations will be additional learning opportunities.

Learning Goals consist of understanding and execution on:

  • Social Media Communication methods for Non-Profit.
  • Intranet and Internet Media Management for messaging and mission aligned.
  • General Correspondence, Grant Research and Political Research Funding Streams.

Ideal interns will demonstrate the following:

  • Experience with, or able to learn, software
  • Detail oriented administrative abilities and accurate data entry experience
  • Ability to develop informational reporting based on raw data requests
  • Proficiency in Windows, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Desktop Publishing
  • Discrete, trustworthy with strong business integrity and ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Able to meet time-sensitive time frames when necessary
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities
  • Excellent filing skills are required, and strong organizational skills
  • Professional and customer service-oriented demeanor, comfortable working with all levels of employees
  • Motivated self-starter who can work independently and in team environment
  • Excellent business phone etiquette
  • Excellent editing, spelling, grammar and punctuation skills

Eligibility for Internship:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university.
  • Must be able to commit to a full semester, at least 20 hours per week (Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter)
  • Provide a resume and 300 word cover letter, indicating internship choice and reason to be accepted. 
  • Meeting the application submission deadline and including all required information.
  • Must have acceptable Criminal Background check, and Negative Drug Screening
  • Exceptions may be made for internships required for the attainment of a professional certification under the guidance of a recognized professional certification board.