Marketing, Communications and Community Engagement Intern

Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC)Philadelphia, PA
Unpaid Internship

9 months ago


Job Title

Marketing, Communications, and Community Engagement Intern

Job Location

Philadelphia, PA

Job Overview

The Marketing, Communications, and Community Engagement Intern will report to the Director of Navy Yard Marketing & Communications at the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC). The intern will assist with developing marketing content, community outreach, creative placemaking activities, and organizing community events and meetings.


Competitive hourly rate


  • Conduct initial research and compile information on public space programming and park space planning
  • Assist with community engagement efforts, provide logistical support at community meetings, and compile feedback for analysis
  • Support and attend Navy Yard presentations, tours, employee orientations, and other community engagement efforts
  • Assist with logistics for community events, both internal and external
  • Assist in researching, writing, and editing original content for the Navy Yard website and the Yard BLOG
  • Assist with data analysis and tracking for website traffic and social media
  • Help develop and implement distribution strategies for various Navy Yard employees and partners for weekly, monthly, or quarterly communications outlets
  • Assist with creating, planning, and executing seasonal social media challenges
  • Assist with creating, developing, and executing outreach and engagement strategies for community events, workshops, programs, and initiatives
  • Research and develop creative placemaking strategies and wayfinding initiatives
  • Catalogue Navy Yard photo assets and convert historic mediums to digital format


  • Undergraduate or Graduate student with relevant work experience and/or coursework in marketing and communications preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask effectively with strong attention to detail
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint, and familiarity with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn)
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Passion for the City of Philadelphia and enthusiasm for PIDC's mission
  • Flexibility and willingness to support various projects and tasks as needed
  • Interests in Urban Planning, Economic Development, Community Development, Marketing, and Advertising are a plus

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