Social Media and Marketing Intern for the United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region (filled)

This opportunity has been filled. This opportunity can be conducted virtually and is only available for CEL credit.

As the area’s premier impact organization, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region serves as a catalyst to increase the community’s capacity to improve the lives of its citizens. Our aim is to support nonprofits in our region through investing in social change, recruiting and managing volunteers and providing economically disadvantaged individuals with basic necessities, material goods and professional training. We fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. We pride ourselves in having a culture in which staff, interns and volunteers can voice their ideas.

Location: 75 Market St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

The intern will work within the Marketing Department to promote the brand and social media presence, while developing skills related to marketing, advertising, journalism and public relations.

Position Description:

  • Preference will be given to applicants who have access to Adobe Photoshop and/or InDesign
  • The intern will work within the Marketing Department to promote our brand and social media presence, while developing skills related to marketing, advertising, journalism and public relations.
  • This position reports to the Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, Emily Darrow
  • Photographing events and uploading photos
  • Live tweeting/ instagramming from events, creating content for social media in general
  • Creating/ updating flyers and other marketing tools
  • Updating the website
  • Attending United Way events, and tabling sponsored community events
  • Writing articles, letters, and content on promotional tools
  • Attending meetings and taking notes
  • Prepping for events—printing flyers, gathering marketing tools, putting together other needed materials
  • Helping with other community projects

Desired Skills:

  • An interest in nonprofit work and developing skills for a career in nonprofit management, business and nonprofit development, and/or marketing and communications.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel.
  • Driver’s License preferred, and access to reliable transportation (mileage reimbursement for work related travel).
  • All interns are asked to sign a confidentiality agreement prior to beginning their internship.

To Apply:  Please email a statement of interest and your resume to OCELapplication@Vassar.edu

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