The Marketing and Communications (MarComms) Intern plays a critical role in boosting brand awareness, engaging with CDP’s diverse audience and positioning CDP as a vital resource for grantmakers and donors in their high-impact disaster giving.
Reporting to the Marketing and Communications Manager, this position helps with the day-to-day execution of data-driven, integrated marketing and communications strategies involving print, media and digital towards goals outlined in CDP’s strategic plan for 2020-2023.
This paid role is fast-paced and is perfect for a self-starter who is eager for hands-on learning and skills-building experience in the many aspects of nonprofit marketing and communications for professional growth.
The ideal candidate is a budding MarComms professional who is excited to be part of a high performing team dedicated to quality work and inspired by CDP’s values and impact on communities worldwide.
This internship requires a commitment of 20-25 hours per week. This is a fully remote position with flexible work hours to be agreed on before the internship begins. The internship will begin as soon as possible and could last through January 2022.
The MarComms Intern is responsible for:
- CDP websites and blog: Sourcing photos, updating content and other activities.
- Social media: Creating social images and multi-media content, drafting and scheduling posts, and monitoring engagement.
- Webinars: Providing logistical support for pre- and post-webinar activities.
- Database: Updating CDP’s CRM database and assisting with database management.
- Media: Creating and maintaining media lists, assist with media research and monitoring mentions.
- Analytics: Tracking monthly web, social media, media and email metrics.
- Organization-wide: Participating in team/project meetings, staff activities and other special events.
- Other tasks: Archiving, writing assignments and others as assigned.
As a member of a small but mighty team, the MarComms Intern is a dynamic, self-motivated individual who is eager to pursue a career in marketing/communications in the nonprofit sector.
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, graphic design or similar preferred, or equivalent experience.
- 1-2 years foundational experience in the fields of marketing & communications, philanthropy or nonprofits a plus.
- Excellent research and writing skills.
- Proficiencies with HTML/CSS, content management, email marketing software, CRMs, social media management tools, Canva, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Google Analytics, and MS Office suite, specifically Word and Excel a plus.
- Familiarity with AP Style Guide a plus.
- Willingness to learn a must.
- Ability to work independently, manage ambiguity and seek guidance when needed.
- Demonstrated attention to detail and a strong sense of personal responsibility for one’s work.
- Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
- Mission-driven and a strong interest in nonprofits and the humanitarian assistance field.
What We Offer
This is a paid internship at $15 per hour in a fully remote work environment that requires access to a computer and internet connection.
CDP is committed to providing a rewarding internship experience that helps interns achieve their professional goals. During the internship, the MarComms intern will:
- Gain vital experience in using tools for digital analytics, CRMs, email marketing and social media management.
- Develop a deeper understanding of the critical role and ways that integrated marketing and communications contribute to a nonprofit’s success.
- Hone writing, project planning, time management and other executive skills.
- Understand the connectivity of program impact on fundraising goals.
CDP is also open to working with students who are seeking course credits for their internship.
CDP’s remote work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.