PR/Marketing Interns for Online Magazine

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emPower magazine
Company Location: Alexandria, VA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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emPower magazine, an online news site that focuses on social issues (health, education, environmental, political and economical) facing people of African descent in American and globally, is seeking a Marketing Internship to help increase the magazine's brand through social networking and local media, and foster relationships.

This is a telecommuting/virtual internship, which will require between 6-12 hours per week, including weekly Skype conference calls and monthly in-person meetings. All candidates must be in the Washington DC Metro Area.

We are looking for Spring, Summer and Fall interns who can commit to at least six months. Although this internship is for college credit, the intern who get this position and is successful at getting sponsors for emPower events and content will receive 15% commission of the sponsorships dollars received.


As an intern, your role is to regularly updating and monitoring all of emPower magazine's social media sites (such as Facebook and Twitter); writing blog posts; and helping create online media strategies to educate the public about emPower magazine and its mission. Other duties include:

-Craft press releases
-Research and correspond with potential partners and sponsors
-Email marketing
-Creating and updating media list
-Develop marketing campaigns
-Help market emPower events

Please email your a cover letter and resume to: Learn more about emPower by visiting


All candidates should possess (or currently pursuing at the junior or senior level) a degree in Communications, Marketing, or Public Relations have an interest in socially-conscious topics/issues. Candidates must be committed, responsible and highly organized. Positions demand attention to detail and the ability to work independently. Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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