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Snohomish County Music Project
Posted: April 08 2015
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DescriptionThe Snohomish County Music Project (Music Project) is seeking a dynamic, strategic, and resourceful self-starter to help the organization expand its marketing and communications efforts. The Marketing & Communications Intern will work under the direction of the Development Director in three main areas: media relations, social media and donor relations. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the growth of a highly active nonprofit organization, while gaining hands on experience in various aspects of marketing.
This is an unpaid internship requiring a minimum commitment of 7-10 hours per week for 3 months. Academic or work study credit may apply.
ResponsibilitiesUpdate and maintain the Music Project's social media presence, including daily monitoring, posting, scheduling and reporting Facebook updates.
Assist in planning, writing and managing e-blasts and e-newsletters.
Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories.
Design flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material.
Update the organization's website regularly.
Create comprehensive database of targeted businesses and community organizations.
Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and tools for marketing and communications.
Prepare monthly reports and maintain regular contact with Development Director.
RequirementsFirm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space.
Completed or working toward a college degree (junior level and up), preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, Advertising or Public Relations).
Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications a plus.
Understanding of the basic principles of public relations and/or marketing.
Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel).
Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired.
Knowledge of HTML, website content management and graphic design a plus.
Posses excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts.
Ability to work well independently, and within a team.
Commitment to cultural sensitivity and respect for differences.
Commitment to the continuous improvement of service quality and the organization's mission.