Marketing/Business Intern

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Description

“16 Things Kid's Can Do” is anot-for-profit educational organization that works to empower Kids, People &The Planet to resolve areas of conflict on a wide variety of important issues that threaten the health of our country and the well-being of the world.

“16 Things” is designed to provide an on-going network of books, programs, events, activities and people that will educate and empower kids and people (afterall, we are all kids to our parents) to be proactive throughout their lives on a host of fundamental issues ... subjects like health, nutrition, education, business, the environment, life skills and volunteering. And when kids are empowered, they can help change family and peer dynamics as well.

One of the main goals of the organization is to get kids and people to internalize the best way to handle problem issues in their lives, and then be proactive about working to change; not only themselves, but their family, friends and associates in positive meaningful ways.

Through our parent organization, Locations, Etc. Inc., our Internship Programs have been utilized at NYU, Pace, Pratt, Hunter, Columbia, St. Johns,Cornell, SCAD to name a few, as well as from international schools from around the world.

These are structured programs that once successfully completed, can be added to resumes along with letters of recommendation. In many cases, your name – and our acknowledgements – will be added to our books and websites, where students will be able to reference them directly to prospective employers.

Currently we have numerous Internship Program opportunities available in the following areas:

Advertising
App. Development
Business Development
Communications
Event Planning
Graphic Design
Management
Marketing
NPO Fund-Raising
Post-Production
Programming
Public Relations
Publishing
Social Media
Web Site Construction

Responsibilities

Intern's Duties:

1. Create custom Excel Spreadsheets

2. Research through Internet Companies and Contacts

3. Write Sample Emails

4. Create Custom Letters in MicroSoft Office and Infacta Group Mail

5. Convert and Export Excel Spreadsheets into .CSV files

6. Set Up Field Based Spreadsheets for Mail Merge Documents

7. Import Data and Merge to Custom Letters and Emails

8. Attend Business Expos and Networking Events for Meet & Greets

9. Use Business Scanning Software for Business Card Contacts

10. Answer Phones Properly

11. Call Contacts for Research

12. Tract, Log and Update Spreadsheets and Databases

13. Attend Meetings and Act Professionally at all Times

Requirements

• Professionalism
• Willingness to Learn
• Willingness to Follow Organizational Plan
• Confidence in Product
• Confidence in Yourself
• People Person
• Good Communication Skills
• Desire to Work in a Non-Corporate Atmosphere


Learning Objectives or Other Goals:

The specific goals toward which the intern's efforts are directed are as follows:

1. Interns will learn firsthand about the steps involved in the creation of a multi-faceted Marketing Program including objectives, framework, materials, implementation and management.

2. Interns will learn firsthand how to plan, coordinate and manage specific Special Events, meetings, presentations and business transactions.

3. Interns will learn firsthand how to hone their business and communication skills in a wide variety of contexts.

Intern's Activities:
The specific activities of the intern at the company, and the means by which the intern's goals/objectives will be met, are as follows:

1. Understanding of Marketing Plan, research, development of marketing and program materials for print, web, phone and live presentations.

2. Understanding of Meetings/Special Events/Program as to how they relate to fulfilling organizational objectives. Planning, researching, budgeting, contracting, coordinating, marketing and managing.

3. Understanding of the business objectives of the organization, and the importance of effective communication. Interns will create and follow communication scripts, emails and documents to ensure that they understand and effectively communicate their objectives.

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