Administrative | Communications | Development
The Marketing & Outreach Intern is a community ambassador for the organization through social media, special events and outreach. The Marketing Internship is fast paced and requires a great deal of hard work, focus, and creativity. It is also deeply rewarding.
Marketing & Outreach Internship Duties
Marketing and Social Media:
Assist with managing and growing Growing Gardens social media network (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, LinkedIn)
Create and track social media content and images under Growing Gardens guidelines
Edit and assist with Growing Gardens’ marketing materials, enewsletters and apparel
Edit press releases, organize and track if published in local print publications
Research new websites, online event calendars or publications to market Growing Gardens to new audiences. Manage current websites where we post our events.
Be an ambassador for Growing Gardens and positively engage with the community during all outreach events (some weekend work required)
Prepare, maintain and improve Growing Gardens outreach materials and outreach exhibit at events
Manage/increase new email sign-ups and enter into database post-event
Event Planning and Execution:
Provide marketing and staffing support for Growing Gardens’ Plant Sale, Bee Earth Day and other outreach events
Assist with fundraising campaign strategy, production, execution, follow up and donor acknowledgements
Knowledge and Skills the Intern May Acquire
Current marketing and social media practices
Collecting, tracking and analyzing marketing data
Networking in local community with press, agriculture and natural foods industries
Conflict resolution and communication skills
Gain skills and understanding of sustainable urban agriculture
The ability to work in a dynamic team environment
Structure of Internship
Internship duration is January 15 – May 24, 2017
Intern position is 20 hours per week. *Note: hours may vary between weeks; however the average number of hours per week will be 20 hours. Hours primarily take place during the week, however there is some required weekend work.
Intern will be working closely with a mentor from Growing Gardens’ staff who will oversee all daily activities
Intern will meet with GG mentor every week for the duration of the contract
Intern will meet with GG supervisor every month for the duration of the contract
Intern will report at Staff Meetings seasonally
Interns will have the opportunity to meet with GG staff to learn about programs
Learning Objectives Contract – Developed within first month of internship. This includes: position description, educational objectives, learning activities and skill development.
Evaluation – A midpoint evaluation and end of internship evaluation will include intern self-evaluation, supervisor, and mentor evaluation.
FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO http://www.growinggardens.org/internships