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Marketing & Events Intern


Make your marketing mark at SPARK! If you’re a high-spirited individual wanting to gain experience in a wide-variety of marketing arenas from one day sewing up costumes to editing a video for thousands to view, this is the position for you! If you like talking to strangers, love coming up with clever social media posts and think calendar setting is a must, please apply today!



More details following:

Term: Fall Semester 2017

Level: College student or recent graduate

Position Summary: Intern will assist in all aspects of marketing, events, and media outreach to drive awareness, recruit volunteers, and promote group visits and public hours.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and post social media and blog content
  • Edit video footage
  • Monitor and engage with SPARK! visitors on social media
  • Review, enhance, and implement communications calendar
  • Manage updates to SPARK! website (hosted on WordPress)
  • Help execute community engagement strategies
  • Research and report other organizations’ marketing and PR strategies
  • Support fundraising, event rental, and volunteer requirement efforts with appropriate    marketing and PR activities
  • Assist with Google AdWords Campaign and monthly Google Analytics reports
  • Build targeted media lists
  • Submit SPARK! events and news to online calendars/publications
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Current college student or recent graduate
  • Interested in Nonprofit
  • Highly organized, with ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proactive, takes initiative and pays attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite of products; Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Able to learn and become proficient in new software systems quickly – familiarity with Salesforce or other CRM is a plus
  • Knowledge of Google AdWords and Google Analytics are a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to present information concisely and effectively
  • Able to organize and prioritize work
  • Able to work independently and also as part of a team
  • Available to work on weekends and/or extended hours as necessary
  • Able to express a consistently high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues
  • Self-motivated with ability to thrive under pressure
  • Deadline and detail oriented
  • Unquestioned personal integrity, credibility, maturity, and work ethic
  • Able to seek and integrate best practices for social media and online engagement
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • Must have own laptop and transportation

This job description may not be all-inclusive and subject to change without prior written and/or verbal notification.

Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to