Communications and Marketing Intern

  • Freelance
  • Remote
  • Posted 5 months ago

womengrow Women Grow, LLC

Women Grow, LLC is focused on expanding membership, working with Market Leaders to share the WG experience with communities nationwide, coordinating communications strategies with partners, piloting a networking portal, developing an enriched digital presence in social media, and marketing programs such as the national conference. Communications and marketing will play a vital role in the success of WG, helping to raise the profile of the WG community, to drive membership and engagement, and to ensure the effectiveness of advocacy and educational programs.

Reporting to and in partnership with the CEO, the Communications and Marketing Intern will help deliver communications and marketing efforts in ways that are contemporary, dynamic and measurable in impact. We welcome applications from talented, creative, and ambitious communications and marketing professionals who believe in the mission of connection, education, inspiration, and empowerment.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage Women Grow’s social media, including social media strategy, content research and writing, posting content and images, expanding connections, and engaging members and partners.
  • Assist Market Leaders and other partners with a coordinated sharing of social media content.
  • Aid in development and implementation of WG member electronic newsletter and email campaigns, including email strategy, content writing and editing, design updates, and list updates.
  • Collaborate with other staff on membership growth, fundraising, advocacy, events and programs on email campaigns, outreach and collateral.
  • Collaborate with PR and brand consultant as time and funding allows.
  • Aid in creation of an editorial calendar for all communications and methods to track success.
  • Assist marketing efforts for the annual conference, events, and travel programs.
  • Aid in creation of engaging external content in line with the WG mission and values.
  • Other duties as necessary.

Ideal Candidate Skills

  • Excellent writer and storyteller with an understanding of effective content communications, with experience developing compelling and relevant content for professional audiences with past experience writing for websites, newsletters, blogs and social media.
  • Strong project management skills with ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously, effectively prioritize and coordinate with multiple external suppliers to keep projects on schedule.
  • Minimum of 2 years of communications experience. 3 years of professional experience preferred with evidence of implementing strategy and cross-institutional coordination.
  • Excellent technical skills with experience using web and social media tools, self-starter who enjoys teaching themselves and adept at quickly learning new software and technology tools.
  • Strong internal and external communication skills, proficient in communicating with staff, board members, company members, marketing suppliers, media, and partners.

Important Skills

  • Strong understanding of leveraging social media and online strategies to elevate visibility and increase engagement with professional audiences.
  • Understanding of how to reach targeted audiences.
  • Able to use or quickly adapt to using marketing tools, such as Hubspot (CRM), MailChimp (email), Asana (project management), Confluence (wiki), Slack (communication), and others.
  • Light design skills or quick learn to handle design updates, image adjustments and simple layout using software, such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working for membership organisation, nonprofit or NGO.
  • Experience in international development, working or living internationally, or working with international audiences.
  • Experience in building and launching brand or PR campaigns.
  • Experience with professional audiences.
  • Degree in communications, marketing, journalism or mass media to know best practices and industry standards. Work experience can substitute.
  • Professional qualifications or certificates in communications and marketing an advantage.
  • Positive, enthusiastic, passion for Women Grow’s mission and values aligned with social innovation
  • Ability to self-manage, prioritise, get things done, and drive results
  • Adaptive and willing to roll up your sleeves
  • Resourceful ability to work with limited resources
  • Collaborative team player and enjoys working as part of a small team to accomplish the mission
  • Innovative, creative, entrepreneurial mindset and passion for learning

Time Commitment

  • Ability to self-manage, prioritise, get things done, and drive results
  • 15-20 hours/week (2-3 days/week)
  • Work will be done within WG office hours: M-F, 9:00am-4:00pm

 

Position is paid $11 hourly to start, with a 90 day review period. Preference will be given to applicants with a laptop and mobile phone available for the duration of the internship.

Please send writing sample and/or portfolio, along with CV with at least two references to [email protected]

Qualified applicants will be invited to interview.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@womengrow.com

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