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Fall 2016: Metropolitan Business League - Marketing & PR Intern

Aug 26, 2016

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Public Relations internships

DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION

The Metropolitan Business League, a 44 year old, non-profit business association is looking for a friendly and enthusiastic marketing and public relations intern to join its team. The intern will gain real world hands-on experience working to plan events and to provide marketing and communications support.

INTERN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with communications, public relations, fundraising and event planning
  • Managing our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIN) and implement additional social media efforts
  • Maintain close communication with staff to coordinate activities and schedules 
  • Produce monthly e-Newsletter for distribution to entire database 
  • Assist in updating our membership database
  • Other projects or tasks as agreed upon with or delegated by supervisor

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong oral and writing skills
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work on tight and overlapping deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Familiarly with WordPress and HTML coding is highly desired
  • Knowledge of graphic design is a plus
  • Major in Business, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field

Interns must commit to at least 15 hours per week. The position in unpaid but class credit is optional.

Applicants should e-mail cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to:
Sharon Dabney-Wooldridge • President
Metropolitan Business League
420 E. Cary Street • Richmond, VA 23219
Sharon@thembl.org
phone: 804-649-7473 • fax: none