Social Media/Marketing Intern

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Stipend is provided

Hours per week

37.5 per week



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New York
New York
United States


Social Media/Marketing Internship  

McCarton Foundation


About Us: At the McCarton Foundation, we believe in the ability that exists within every child who has autism, that all children deserve the opportunity to reach their full potential, become as independent as possible, have their unique voices heard.We’re a nonprofit on a mission to provide children on the autism spectrum with the treatment and education they need.

Internship Description: We are seeking a marketing intern for our new early intervention center in the Bronx. This is a paid internship, and the working hours are 37.50 hours per week during the summer months. The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting and supporting the Development Manager with a variety of social media and marketing initiatives.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

Social Media focus includes:

  • Execute and implement social media marketing campaigns and strategy across all social media platforms
  • Mange weekly social media calendar and create strategies to increase brand visibility
  • Drafting and editing copy for social channels
  • Monitoring social media Web analytics on a weekly basis (e.g. page views, Twitter followers), and provide reports of growth and other activity

Marketing/advertising focus includes:

  • Engaging with internal teams on a regular basis to brainstorm ideas for new and innovative marketing and social media campaigns
  • Assist with gathering data for marketing reports and supporting a variety of marketing and advertising programs
  • Engage in networking events
  • Help design and distribute all media outreach materials

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Researching industry-specific sites (blogs, forums, etc.) for reviews, family/patient comments, and other relevant marketing information
  • Work closely with Community Outreach intern to coordinate local media coverage and PSAs
  • Maintaining marketing program files
  • Maintaining database of media contacts

Job Requirements:

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other social media platforms
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Office Suite
  • Property and casualty insurance knowledge a plus
  • Must be a rising junior or senior at a 4 year accredited college/university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Candidates should be seeking a bach­elor’s degree in marketing, public relations, business administration, communications, or journalism. School credit is applicable if possible  
  • Graduate students are welcome to apply
  • All applicants must submit BOTH a resume and a cover letter
  • Transportation will be reimbursed to and from the internship environment
  • Candidate must furnish his/her own laptop for use during the course of the internship

Dates:  June 1 - August 15, 2018, but is flexible based on school schedule

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Wage/ Salary: Stipend

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