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Marketing Intern (Fall 2017)

Amara

Marketing Intern (Fall 2017)
Remote Part-Time Unpaid

Compensation

Modest honorarium following successful completion of the program; college credit (where available)

Description

Amara is looking for innovative, highly motivated Social Media and Outreach interns to develop and execute creative strategies for amara.org. Interns will focus on creating greater awareness for Amara and engaging the Amara subtitling community.

This role will work directly with the Executive Director, Chief Operations and Sustainability Officer, Program Managers, and Product Development Manager as well as many other staff members.

Possible areas of focus (based on experience and interest):

  • Social media: Create, develop, and manage content for Amara social media channels, blog, and community newsletters, and interact with Amara community members on these channels; assist in the development of an overall user communication and social media strategy; draft, edit, and proofread marketing copy.

  • Events: Plan and coordinate (virtual) events and initiatives to bring the Amara community together online and offline; and generate awareness of our offerings in the localization space.

  • Outreach: Perform research and assist in developing outreach campaigns and strategies to attract new users or groups to Amara.

  • Research and Design: Help execute design research to better understand the needs and values of our current user base to identify appropriate new verticals; conduct SWOT analysis to identify opportunities.

Contract details:

  • 3 positions available
  • 3 months
  • 8-15 hours per week
  • Modest honorarium following successful completion of the program
  • Potential for employment following successful completion of the program
  • Course credit (where available)

Qualifications

About you:

  • Exceptional writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, proactive, self-motivated
  • Creative, flexible, open-minded, quick learner
  • Passionate about helping others; you’re ready to take action and want to make a difference!
  • Pursuing a degree in marketing, communication, public relations, or related field

You can demonstrate some of following:

  • Creativity and documented immersion in social media (please share links to profiles as examples)
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms (in particular Facebook, Twitter) and their respective participants
  • Contributor or creator of blog or personal publication (please share link as example)
  • Experience with Wordpress
  • Basic or intermediate knowledge of SEO and interest in broadening this expertise
  • Coursework or experience in UX design or design thinking

About Us

A truly healthy society enables everyone to participate, engage, and benefit. Amara is dedicated to creating technologies, services, and communities that ensure a more collaborative, inclusive world.

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