Marketing and Special Events Intern

IRC - The International Rescue Committee

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RESPONSIBILITIES: Based on intern skills and experience, responsibilities may include a combination of program support, administrative support, and direct service:

- Support IRC staff in developing special events including logistics, marketing, outreach with vendors and community members - Attend special events and provide event support - Help to promote and market SBDC events and webinars. - Develop monthly newsletter of the organization’s clients and upcoming trainings. - Create resources for the organization and its clients, such as FAQ sheets and analysis of business opportunities, through analyzing past program data and researching current trends and opportunities. - A good understanding of social media marketing techniques is desired. Social media require excellent writing, communication and computer skills. - Develop marketing and outreach materials, and collect success stories


- Intern will gain experience in all aspects of special events from logistics, operations, marketing, coordination. - Understand how small businesses try to compete with big competitors with limited resources directed towards publicity and marketing. - Establish successful marketing campaigns focused to smaller communities with different consumption patterns.

This is a Spring 2024 internship with anticipated start time being January 8th, 2024.

Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (business, hospitality tourism & management, marketing, publicity, communication) or outstanding current undergraduate pursuing a relevant degree. - Strong working knowledge of Adobe, Photoshop and similar design software. - Experience with both administrative work and direct service with diverse populations. - Excellent organization skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to effectively collaborate - English fluency required, proficiency in a refugee language (Arabic, Farsi, Swahili, Vietnamese, Spanish, Creole, Somali) a plus - Strong working knowledge of MS Office, MS Excel, and MS Outlook. -

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