The Door- A Center of Alternatives Marketing and Communications Intern in New York, New York

Overview:

University Settlement, The Door & Broome Street Academy serves over 40,000 people of all ages, from infants to senior citizens throughout our multi-racial and multi-ethnic community. Our programs work together to provide each person and every family with the practical and personal tools they need to reach their potential and attain true self-sufficiency. All of the organizations provide services in a diverse and caring environment. As part of the Marketing & Communications team at University Settlement, The Door and Broome Street Academy, the intern will have the opportunity to work on urgent issues and with high profile non-profits.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in tandem with the Communications Associate to track and generate content for websites and social media outlets, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Proactively identify and suggest new opportunities and ideas for using social media and our websites to further Development and Marketing goals.
  • Assist with the creation, writing and production of printed and electronic materials including, but not limited to brochures, collateral for special events and initiatives for all three organizations.
  • Support the Assistant Director in public relations data gathering and outreach.
  • Support the Coordinator of Special Events and Individual Giving to advance Communications campaigns surrounding The Door’s Fall benefit, including posting calendar listings, collecting program ads and additional outreach as needed

Qualifications:

  • Must be working towards, or have already obtained, a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills
  • Demonstrated interest in Online Communications, Public Relations and/or Marketing fields
  • Proven ability in social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, and demonstrated understanding of how to utilize for the purpose of expanding nonprofit brand awareness
  • Knowledge of current trends and new developments in non-profit online fundraising and social media marketing
  • Ability to work independently, attention to detail a must, but also an effective member of a team.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment juggling multiple projects at the same time
  • Graphic design skills, including current knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop, a plus
  • Knowledge of one or more foreign languages a plus

Department: Development

Supervisor: Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications

Hours: 10-15 hours per week for at least 3 months

Salary: UNPAID, internship can be used toward school credit. Please discuss with school regarding internship credits

Contact: Submit cover letter, resume, and a writing sample and APPLY HERE