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Summer 2018: ChamberRVA - YRichmond Program - Marketing Intern (Deadline May 4)

Apr 4, 2018

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

JOB DESCRIPTION: The marketing intern will implement YRichmond’s social media strategy,
developing program awareness, generating inbound traffic and encouraging user engagement. This role
coordinates with the Leadership & Engagement Manager to support YRichmond’s mission and goals,
ensuring that the millennial workforce is experiencing the #RVA lifestyle. The intern will be a market
builder and a brand ambassador for the YRichmond program by fostering peer-to-peer networking
interactions. This is a paid internship.

INTERNSHIP DUTIES to include, but are not limited to:

Market & Event Builder
• Actively engage with YRichmond participants at events to foster relationships and encourage
networking among the group
• Attend and assist Leadership & Engagement Manager with events in all aspects of execution
including venue confirmation, RSVPs, volunteer staffing, catering, entertainment, payment, etc.

Brand Ambassador
• Implement the marketing strategy, and ensure its effectiveness in all YRichmond’s services by
developing and researching ways to improve engagement and site traffic
• Marketing duties to include:
o Monitor social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter
o Routinely update YRichmond’s Tumblr blog
o Monitor trending hash tags related to intern and community interests
o Photograph events and attendees for use on social media sites
• Work in tandem with marketing team to create event descriptions, website updates, email
invites, and make sure all social media tools(for ex. FB connect, Sharing buttons)are kept up to

• Highly motivated, creative, rising undergraduate junior or senior with an in-depth knowledge
and understanding of social media platforms and how they can be deployed in different
• Strong project management, event and organizational skills
• Knowledge of blogging platform, Tumblr
• Strong communicator with impeccable interpersonal skills; outstanding written and verbal
communication skills
• Able to take initiative and work independently in a fast-paced environment
• Enjoys learning and continually seeking new ways to grow personally and professionally
• Fun, outgoing, motivated, passionate, driven to succeed, and has a "can-do" attitude
• Ability to work with a diverse group of people
• Photography skills and familiarity operating a Canon Rebel T2i is a plus.
• Experience with Adobe Suite
• Direct experience working with Social Media Channels (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) is a plus

• Professional development in a challenging environment that prepares interns for full-time
employment in a professional setting
• Opportunity to gain experience in areas of marketing, PR, social media, event planning, and
professional writing development
• Option to attend other ChamberRVA events, including HYPE (Helping Young Professionals
Engage) events

EDUCATION: Full-time rising undergraduate junior or senior working towards a Bachelor degree

EXPERIENCE: Experience in program management, project management, marketing, event
planning and computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access,
Outlook, Publisher) and familiarity with the Adobe Suite & Constant Contact.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Flexibility to work early mornings and late evenings, as frequently as
five times a week during the summer months, including weekends. Access to reliable

• Cover Letter: Please detail why you want to intern for ChamberRVA’s YRichmond program, your
internship objectives and career goals, and what it means to you to live the “RVA lifestyle”
• Resume: Please list your complete educational and professional data and information about
extracurricular activities
• 1-3 Social Networking Profiles: Examples of your work that best reflects your ideas and skills

For questions & submissions please contact Sarah Skrocki at
Application deadline is May 4, 2018.