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Development & Marketing Intern

AYS, Inc.

Marketing Internship

The Development & Marketing Intern will have the opportunity to assist with key aspects of the Development & Marketing Department's operations, including marketing, communications, event coordination and fundraising; however, the role will primarily focus on boosting AYS' social media presence and collecting program stories/photos for marketing and communications collateral. This position will work with all members of the Development & Marketing team, including consultants and volunteers, as well as several internal departments across the organization.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Produce content for stakeholder communications (includes e-newsletters, web content, and social media)
  • Assist with planning, coordination, communication, and promotion of annual fundraiser and other events
  • Visit AYS' school-based sites to gather media to be posted on social media and used for marketing collateral
  • Create and distribute marketing and communications materials (flyers, signs, etc.) to AYS staff
  • Other duties may include donor prospect research, qualifying private and corporate foundations as potential funders, and committee support through note-taking and follow-up
To perform this internship successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience:
  • Be a college junior or senior majoring in communications, journalism, marketing or non-profit management
  • Have exceptional oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills in order to successfully navigate responsibilities across departments at the organization
  • Exhibit good problem-solving skills, initiative and ability to work independently and in a group
  • Possess good time management and organizational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and multi-task
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • Experience using WordPress or similar website management platform preferred
  • Experience using Mailchimp or similar email marketing platform preferred
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite a preferred
  • Experience using video editing software a plus