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Summer 2021: The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. - Marketing / Communications Intern (PAID)

Apr 9, 2021

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

The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. (GRP), the region’s lead economic development organization, is seeking a student intern for Spring and Summer Semesters of 2021. GRP is a 501c3 non-profit public-private partnership that markets and sells the Richmond Region to businesses to convince them to locate or expand here.

The intern’s primary responsibility will include supporting our marketing and business attraction teams. Responsibilities may include:

  • Content marketing (writing for blog, website and social media)
  • Event planning
  • Assisting with social influencer campaign 
  • Public relations writing for press releases, newsletters 
  • Assisting with local, national and international media relations 
  • Assistance with advertising campaigns in Google Adwords and LinkedIn
  • Research
  • Graphic design 

Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) is critical. The ideal candidate will also have experience in Adobe Creative Suite, social media tools, content marketing platforms, Google Analytics, Google AdWords. Strong marketing, writing, communications and analytical skills are required.

GRP prefers a senior Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising or Master’s Degree student for this paid internship ($14.50-$16/hour). The position is only open to current VCU students. For more information, please visit

To apply, please visit the university’s job/internship portal Handshake at VCU.

This position is open until filled.