The HumanitiesDC seeks a Marketing & Communications Intern to support HDC’s communications and fundraising programs. Working with a small, collaborative team, this intern will gain experience with non-profit fundraising, strategic communications projects, brand management, and social media and web strategy. This is a paid internship.

HumanitiesDC believes that we can transform our lives though the power art, music, architecture, literature, history, and culture. These are the humanities – the things that shape us as individuals and bind us as a community.

Time Frame: March – October 2021
Temporary, Part-Time Internship (up to 20 hours per week), Hours Flexible

Position Description: The Marketing & Communications Intern will support a wide variety of the HumanitiesDC’s communications and development projects including: digital strategy and storytelling through video and social media, enhancing the HDC’s online donation platform and strategic brand management. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to gain valuable experience in a collaborative and professional office environment, apply and cultivate skills across a variety of technology platforms, and develop their portfolio. This is an opportunity for an individual to learn, experiment and analyze various marketing techniques to benefit a non-profit organization. Support HumanitiesDC in crafting great content, messaging, and making sure the public knows the value of our work and our grantees. This position reports to the Director of Development.

Primary Responsibilities:
•Contribute to social media content and strategy (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn) with special attention to cultivating “followers” into engaged supporters;
•Assist in the coordination of updates and improvements on the Council’s websites (WordPress);
•Regularly research outside content (articles, blogs, video) for social media;
•Analyze marketing metrics within social media and Google Analytics to inform content strategy;
•Research best marketing practices for small non-profits for social media and email marketing;

Position Requirements:
•Computer/Technical Literacy: Microsoft Office, social media platforms, website maintenance(experience with WordPress a plus), and design experience or the ability to learn;
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
•Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collegially;
•Excellent organizational and time management skills;
•Comfort with working in a virtual setting;
•Interest in humanities fields and nonprofit organizations.

To Apply: Please send resume to dbakerwilson@wdchumanities.org by 5:00 p.m. on March 1, 2021, with the subject “Marketing & Communications Intern Application.” Please also provide a brief paragraph describing your interest in the body of the email.