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Marketing Intern

River Bend Foodbank
Job Description
POSITION:        Marketing Intern
REPORTS TO:  Marketing Specialist
STATUS:           Part-time Intern
PURPOSE:       To support River Bend Foodbank and its mission to lead the community-wide effort to end hunger in eastern Iowa and western Illinois
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage social media accounts – Facebook, Twitter (includes keeping social media calendar up-to-date)
  • Create Instagram account for River Bend Foodbank
  • Travel to River Bend Foodbank programs to gather stories
  • Assist with creation/copy of marketing materials (both digital and print)
  • Assist in website tasks
  • Maintain archive of media mentions and direct mail
  • Attend bi-weekly marketing/development team meetings
Qualifications:
  • Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., Marketing/Communications or Public Relations)
  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to engage with a wide variety of audiences
  • Professional appearance and behavior
  • An effective communicator, both written & oral
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; Adobe InDesign and Photoshop a plus.
  • Able to work as a member of a team
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of River Bend Foodbank
Time Requirements:
Although this position is unpaid monetarily, it is generous in experience. We would be willing to sign documentation that leads to completion of credit hours and/or write a letter of recommendation for qualified individuals.
  • Minimum time requirement is 10 hours each week.
  • Start date: early January 2018 End date: May 2018
  • Flexible time commitment between business hours (8:30 am – 4:30 pm)
Travel:
Limited travel. Will use company car for River Bend Foodbank business. If company car is not available, will reimburse for mileage. 

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to Jennifer Schroder at jschroder@riverbendfoodbank.org by December 1, 2017.
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