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Achilles International


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Published 11 days ago

May 25, 2020
August 17, 2020
April 6, 2020
Minimum of three full days per week during the summer recess.

THE ROLE

Achilles International is currently seeking an Intern to join our team for Summer 2020. He/She will support our social media and communications strategy. This internship provides an opportunity to gain experience in the communications field, especially as it pertains to the non-profit and athletics sector.

The ideal applicant will possess strong knowledge of the digital media landscape, including various social media sites. We are searching for a college undergraduate who is available to be at our Headquarters in NYC a minimum of three full days a week during the Summer recess.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Create and maintain content for social media presence and develop content strategies specifically for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Develop new social media campaigns considering our industry, customer (member athletes and volunteers) and our community needs.

Work with the Program Directors to create and implement athlete and event driven social media campaigns.

Research news and trends within the accessibility, inclusion and corporate social responsibility space and provide actionable tips to reach stakeholders through digital space.

Research corporations that could be interested in partnering with Achilles.

Support the writing and formatting of newsletters to stakeholders and donors.

Assist in updating website.

Research industry best practices, provide recommendations for improving company’s presence.


QUALIFICATIONS

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Experience in social media/marketing.

Self-starter who is able to think quickly and work well with a team.

In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Instagram Stories and LinkedIn.

Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics and Facebook Insights.

Basic knowledge of Photoshop, photo research and editing is ideal.

Enthusiasm for the mission of Achilles International.


ABOUT ACHILLES INTERNATIONAL

At Achilles International, our primary focus has always been to bring hope, inspiration and the joys of achievement to all. Since our founding in 1983, we have empowered over 150,000 athletes of all ages and ability levels to participate in endurance events around the globe. Specialized programs include the Achilles Freedom Team which serves wounded, ill and injured military personnel and veterans; Achilles Kids which provides training, race opportunities, and an in-school program for children with disabilities; the Achilles Para-triathlon Team which expands our running program into biking and swimming; Achilles Chapter workouts, plus our signature race Hope & Possibility® race which takes place in several cities worldwide. 


THE ROLE

Achilles International is currently seeking an Intern to join our team for Summer 2020. He/She will support our social media and communications strategy. This internship provides an opportunity to gain experience in the…

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Benefits

Participation in running races and events.

True on the job experience in entrepreneurial environment.

Participation in running races and events.

True on the job experience in entrepreneurial environment.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Michael Anderson at manderson@achillesinternational.org.

Please send resume and cover letter to Michael Anderson at manderson@achillesinternational.org.

Location

New York, NY

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