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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
date

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 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
scenarios
• 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

INTERNSHIP BENEFITS:
• 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
transportation.

APPLICATION:
• 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 sarah.skrocki@chamberrva.com.
Application deadline is May 4, 2018.