SEO and Marketing Intern



Start Date


End Date


Times of day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


872 East Front Street
Suite 200
United States


Organization Description

Founded in 2005, Paso Pacífico aims to restore and protect endangered dry tropical forest and coastal ecosystems in Nicaragua. By working with local communities, landowners, and partner organizations, we restore and protect the habitats that form building blocks for wildlife corridors. Paso Pacífico is led by Executive Director and Ashoka Fellow Sarah Otterstrom.

Job Description

We are looking for a marketing and SEO intern to assist in expanding the organization’s outreach using online platforms including Google Adwords, Mailchimp, Classy, and Salesforce. An ideal applicant will have strong communication and research skills and have at least basic knowledge of keywords, SEO and online advertising. This intern will primarily be responsible for optimizing the organization’s website SEO and online ads. Those looking to learn how to use industry-standard software systems with an established organization are encouraged to apply. This is an unpaid internship.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Help expand the organization’s Google Adwords program, including writing effective ads and keywords
  • Work closely with the Data Manager and Social Media Intern to improve website SEO and increase online reach
  • Help optimize and expand the Monthly Newsletter email list using Mailchimp/Salesforce
  • Work with the Development Director and Fundraising Intern to improve fundraising strategies

Required Skills and Characteristics

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft software (Excel, Word)
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Positive attitude, creativity, and willingness to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • Good research and problem-solving skills

Preferred Skills and Characteristics

  • Spanish (basic to fluent)
  • Background knowledge in issues of biodiversity conservation and community development
  • Basic knowledge of fundraising
  • Experience with SEO, Google AdWords, and social media analytics

How To Apply

Please email resume and general availability to