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Marketing Internship

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Exciting marketing internship offering real-world experience in creating and articulating organization mission and impact on the community. Position allows great flexibility and creativity to expand our reach and delivery of consistent messaging through many channels. Position is responsible for assisting with all communications, including print, web, email, and social networking initiatives to market HomeAid’s shelter program, events, and fundraising campaigns. Gain valuable communication experience in this dynamic, fast-moving environment.

Job description
  • Research and implement communications effort on social media websites (i.e. FaceBook, YouTube)
  • Evaluate current marketing efforts and make adjustments or recommendations as needed;
  • Write copy for print ads, marketing campaigns and website;
  • Compile relevant data on homelessness to use in various communications efforts;
  • Research and suggest new ways to reach target audiences;
  • Maintain list of contact information for target audiences;
  • Develop and help execute marketing plan for HomeAid events.
Requirements
  • Computer proficient, especially in Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • Energetic, self-starter, with flexible and positive attitude
  • Strong team player and ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving and customer service skills

Compensation: School credit; letter of recommendation

Availability: Spring, Summer, or Fall

How to apply: Submit cover letter and resume to info@homeaidnova.org; type “Shelter Program Internship” in the subject line. Call 571-283-6320 with questions.

Events Internship

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Exciting event coordinator internship offering real-world experience in helping to plan and execute HomeAid’s major social and fundraising event, and several smaller events throughout the year. Position allows for great creativity and flexibility in carrying out the duties needed to ensure successful events. Position is responsible for all details of the event that pertain to planning, marketing, hotel/food/beverage, awards presentation, speakers, programs, and on-site logistics. Gain valuable event planning experience in this dynamic, fast-paced working environment.
Job description
  • Help to plan and coordinate yearly events
  • Maintain files, records, and contracts related to all events
  • Prepare materials for event committee meetings
  • Track attendees, sponsors, vendors and others for all events
  • Update all marketing and communications activities related to events
  • Attendance at periodic events is required
  • Assist with all HomeAid and community outreach events as needed
Requirements
  • Computer proficient, especially in Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • Energetic, self-starter, with flexible and positive attitude
  • Strong team player and ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving and customer service skills

Compensation: School credit; letter of recommendation

Availability: Spring, Summer, or Fall

How to apply: Submit cover letter and resume to info@homeaidnova.org; type “Events Internship” in the subject line. Call 571-283-6320 with questions.

Shelter Program Internship

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Exciting project management internship offering real-world experience in managing and scheduling project functions with external partners. Position requires great flexibility and organizational skills to ensure deadlines are met and superior customer service is delivered. Coordinator is responsible for assisting with all program-related events, marketing efforts and public relations. Gain valuable project management experience in this dynamic, fast-moving environment.

Job Responsibilities
  • Assist with all project events such as Appreciation Luncheons, Groundbreakings, Kick-offs, and Dedication/Ribbon-cuttings
  • Attend all site visits to projects
    • take pictures and/or video of Before/During/After photos
    • Upload project pics to Flickr; organize into project folders
    • Send link to pics as requested
    • Create videos for projects as requested; upload videos to website and YouTube
  • Update project information in donor database
    • Run reports as needed
  • Update report for shelter care application information
  • Create, refine, distribute survey to shelter organizations as requested
  • Update Historical Report
  • Send Thank You letters to all project participants (builder captain, trade partners)
  • Update project binders as needed
  • Update information on website for projects, builder captains and trade partners
  • Assist with all HomeAid events; and community outreach events as needed
Requirements
  • Computer proficient, especially in Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Energetic, self-starter, with flexible and positive attitude
  • Strong team player and ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving and customer service skills.

Compensation: School credit; letter of recommendation

Availability: Spring, Summer, or Fall

How to apply: Submit cover letter and resume to info@homeaidnova.org; type “Shelter Program Internship” in the subject line. Call 571-283-6320 with questions.