Breaking Borders Marketing and Design Intern

Have you ever been interested in being part of an organization that helps others? Have you ever wondered how you could apply your love for Ultimate and your personal skill set to help make a difference? Well the Marketing and Design Intern at Breaking Borders could be the perfect opportunity for you to implement your passions, skills, and expertise. At the same time you will be surrounded by likeminded people and challenged to grow. 


Marketing and Design Intern

We are seeking a marketing and design intern who will embody Breaking Borders and represent it authentically across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and our design portfolios.  This person will learn community management and content management skills. He or she will assist in facilitating the delivery of engaging social media content to Breaking Borders growing community. This individual will also help with creating designs for events and promotional materials. This internship will require an average of 3-6 hours a week and is an unpaid position.

Interns are expected to have experience with social media on (at least) a personal level (use on a business level preferred). You must be able to think strategically and see how social media fits into a business’ marketing strategy and building long-lasting relationships by providing value to them. Interns must be able to assist in formulating social media plans (once ample information is provided to you), and then carry them out (with our assistance). You must be able to measure and document the impact of social media, and then suggest action-steps to increase impact.

Interns will be performing the following tasks:

  • Writing and posting blog posts/tweets/updates, etc.

  • Uploading videos, photo albums, etc.

  • Finding users to follow/friend/like our business

  • Helping create designs for our events

  • Tracking the growth and the impact of social media on our business

  • Replying to comments, messages, etc.

  • Report findings to the team

  • Consistently learn and grow, ask pertinent questions

  • Ability to create and upload Twitter & YouTube backgrounds, and minor video editing skills are a plus

  • Bi-monthly meetings with Executive Director to discuss weekly and monthly goals.

Skills and attributes interns are expected to have:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills

  • Be creative with an eye for design

  • Knowledge of digital media software – Photoshop or other graphic design software, WordSwag,  etc. is preferred

  • Knowledge of social media – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, blogs, etc.

  • Willingness to create video blogs, write press releases, and Facebook posts weekly

  • Energy, with a desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence

  • Ability to identify a target market and “speak” to that consumer through social media

  • Experience proofreading and editing

  • Ability to deal with uncertainty

  • Ability to contribute individually, and participate in cross-functional teams

  • Spanish proficiency is a major plus

 

If you are interested in applying for this position please fill out the information below and send in a resume to support@breakingborders.org

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