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Membership and Communications Intern

Philadelphia, PA

Posted February 15, 2017

Job Title: Membership/Communications Intern
Expected Commitment: Part time (20 hours)
Term: Three months (June – August)
Start date: June 5, 2017
Compensation: Small stipend possible
Reports to: Member Services Manager

Description: The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia* is seeking an intern to support its Membership Team. The duties of the position will focus primarily within the communications function.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Interview and photograph SBN members to create a database of stories, testimonials, and pictures that can be repurposed in various communication outlets, including for a potential Instagram campaign
• Generate content for SBN’s social media outlets on a daily basis
• Compile social media and SEO statistics
• Suggest and draft member spotlights and other content for the members-only newsletter
• Update the organization’s website and online directory upon request; review the website and suggest improvements
• Assist with data entry and data cleanup; other database projects as assigned

Skills you will learn/enhance:
• Generating and editing content for a variety of platforms, with an emphasis on using social media to attract, engage, and retain members
• Pitching compelling story ideas
• Interviewing, writing/reporting, editing, and proofreading
• How to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

Skills/Attributes Needed:
• Interest in sustainability and SBN’s mission
• Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with a variety of individuals
• Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
• Experience with graphic design/photo editing
• Organized, motivated, and dependable, with the ability to multitask and work independently
• Willingness/ability to travel within the Greater Philadelphia region to meet members, attend events, and capture stories and photos

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