Paid intern position at 8 hours per week, with remote work.
The Marketing department of the Sonoran Institute is responsible for building and maintaining brand awareness, strategically communicating the mission and vison of the Sonoran Institute to multiple audience segments through multiple channels and supporting ongoing fundraising efforts and donor engagement through creation of collateral, media, and content.
GENERAL ROLE OF POSITION
The Marketing Intern will be responsible for delivering and managing online content for the organization’s various communications channels (website, social media, etc.) as well as assisting the Marketing Communications Manager (MCM) and Senior Director, Development (SDD) in implementing the Institute’s marketing communications plan and development plan. The Marketing Intern will implement the delivery and publishing of content and be a core part of the marketing team in helping to develop Sonoran Institute’s online presence. This will include extensive use of WordPress, pitching, writing and publishing content for the organization’s website, supporting social media activity, ensuring quality of content, performing user and traffic research. Additionally, the intern will be responsible for supporting marketing and development efforts and special projects. This will include various administrative tasks, but not limited to direct email campaigns, internet research, target list creation, photo archiving, prospect tracking, and assisting with mailings.
The position also works closely with the Development Director and the Development Coordinator on fundraising and development initiatives and serves as a member of the Marketing & Development team. A collaborative work style, ability to sustain progress on many assignments simultaneously, a positive outlook and willingness to be flexible are essential performance metrics.
Social Media and Digital Marketing - 60% of time
Development Efforts and Special Projects - 40% of time
Remote work: will consist of employee’s own remote environment. Office work: The employee typically works in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office. Incumbent may encounter frequent interruptions throughout the workday. The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear; frequently required to use repetitive hand motion, handle, or feel, and to stand, walk, reach, bend or lift up to 20 pounds.
Employees may be required to perform other related duties as assigned, to ensure workload coverage. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description does NOT constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the organizational needs and requirements of the job change.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION STATEMENT
As an organization that values equity, Sonoran Institute strives to be a place where all feel safe, welcome and valued, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. We work to champion initiatives and advocate for our community, and to continue to grow as an organization and individuals. It is our team members’ diverse identities and communities that makes us who we are, and we stand against any and all discrimination, racism, and hatred.
Sonoran Institute is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits employment (be it as a volunteer or paid staff) discrimination based on race, color, sex, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, national origin, ancestry or disability.