The Society seeks an intern to assist with long-term marketing and communication strategies, as well as weekly social media and event updates.
Areas of Focus
- Marketing plan. The Intern will work towards a marketing plan that addresses target audiences, pricing structures, SWOT analysis of efforts to date, the competitive landscape, online marketing options, and other areas for growth and improvement. The plan will outline goals and tactics for 2018–2020.
- Social media. Drawing on the Society’s social media efforts to date, the Intern will post across the Society’s instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts weekly, incorporating the Society’s website. The Intern will also submit event listings to local media outlets, and create Eventbrite and Facebook events. The Intern is encouraged (but not required) to attend events and contribute social media posts in real time.
- Promotion. The Intern will write press releases and pitch stories to local media outlets.
The Society seeks an Intern for the Spring semester beginning in January 2018.
Skillsets required and how to apply
A successful Marketing Intern will possess knowledge of best practices in social media and marketing efforts for non-profits, be detail-oriented, and be willing to contribute fully as a member of the Society’s team. Love of local history is a must, even if you aren’t from or don’t live in Cambridge. The Marketing Intern will report directly to the Society’s Executive Director, Marieke Van Damme. The internship is unpaid. Hours are flexible and some work can be completed off-site. For more information and to submit your application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Society seeks 1-2 volunteers for approximately 8 hours/week for office, database, programs, and some public relations work, such as:
- Updating files in Word and Excel
- Data entry in our database
- Attending and assisting with our programs and events
Our volunteers are vital members of the team and contribute greatly to our success as an organization. If you have an appreciation for the role of history in improving our lives and want to join other dedicated individuals making change in Cambridge, please send along a resume and a note of interest to Rosemary Previte at email@example.com.
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