Americans for Prosperity Foundation

Marketing & Communications Intern

ID
2017-2246
US-VA-Arlington
Category
Grassroots Leadership Academy
Type
Intern (Full Time)

Overview

The Grassroots Leadership Academy at Americans for Prosperity Foundation seeks a marketing intern with knowledge and interest in the digital media and strategic communication landscape. This person will play an active role in expanding an online community as well as an interest in developing new opportunities to reach various stakeholders. A fair amount of website and design work is also required. The candidate should have a commitment to the advancement of free and open societies.

Responsibilities

  • Vendor relations, including oral and written correspondence
  • Assistance to key GLA training and operations staff
  • Database management and data entry.
  • Compiling reports and materials for events and meetings.
  • Write content for Facebook and Twitter
  • Maintain and update event on GLA’s website
  • Upload content and graphics to social media management platform
  • Monitor and flag comments on social media for follow-up
  • Perform other tasks and special projects to assist GLA staff as needed
  • Compile and publish blog posts
  • Salesforce experience beneficial, but not required
  • Adobe experience a plus, but not required.

Qualifications

  • Ability to work Monday- Friday (20-40 hours per week, January-May)
  • Penchant to look for opportunities and initiative to create value for team
  • Customer service and deadline oriented
  • Ability to adapt to changes while maintaining a solution oriented and positive attitude
  • Analytical mindset, strong attention to detail, and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects at once in a fast paced environment
  • Dedication to economic freedom, interest in public policy, and a passion for consumer marketing and communications
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, occasionally under strict deadlines
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Integrity, humility and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • Positive, goal-oriented outlook
  • Willingness to learn and provide assistance as necessary

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