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23 Jan 2020

College Internship Marketing/Communications Intern

HAVEN – Posted by HAVEN Portsmouth

Internship Description

HAVEN is a well-established non-profit working to prevent sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking and to support and empower women, men, youth and families to heal from abuse and rebuild their lives.

We are seeking a talented and awesome Communications/Marketing Intern to further HAVEN’s mission and vision. The intern will work alongside and receive mentorship by the HAVEN Development Marketing and Outreach staff to conduct tasks related to day to day operations, public health messaging, communications, marketing, and outreach.

Skills & Qualifications of Ideal candidates:
-Organized, driven, and passionate aspiring Communications or Marketing professional who is efficient and can prioritize in a fast-paced environment
-Either currently enrolled in an Associate or Bachelor degree program or a recent college graduate. Marketing, Communications, Business and Graphic Design majors desired but not required.
-Strong familiarity with Social Media and its applications for a non-profit; you must be familiar with the platforms of Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
-Understanding of / interest in media (print, events, and digital advertising) and social media trends
-Comfortable and confident using Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint
-Comfortable and confident using Google Drive, Google Docs, and Google Groups
-Able to curate, proofread & edit content independently
Other important skills to have:
-Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
-Must effectively & frequently report back to managers
-Able to effectively convey information, present ideas and ask questions
-Must be able to manage time well and hold yourself accountable when necessary
-Take initiatives and brainstorm new ideas
-High energy and ability to learn quickly
-Ability to work independently/Carry out responsibilities with minimal direction
-Positive and open-minded attitude

It’s even better if you have experience with:
-Skills in photography and copywriting a plus
-Proficient with Adobe Indesign/Illustrator, WordPress, MailChimp or Constant Contact
HTML & CSS development
-Previous internship or job experience in a marketing role
-Familiarity with Google Applications

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Applications Assist Development and Marketing Manager with development of a strategic plan for communications with staff, board of directors, volunteers, donors and other community partners using newsletters, social media, and other communication methods
• Design flyers and other marketing materials
• Assist in writing monthly eNewsletter
• Assist with web site updates
• Help ensure HAVEN events and calendar lists are included in appropriate area publications
• Assist with volunteer and partner communications
• Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned including some database entry
Not too sure about your proficiency in one or two of the above areas? As long as you have the basic know-how, a team-player attitude, and a willingness to learn, we’re willing to teach the right candidate all they need to know.

Appropriate training will be provided. This is position is a full-time summer internship and based in the main HAVEN business office in Portsmouth, NH.

How to Apply

To apply please submit cover letter and resume to For more information about interning with HAVEN please call 603-436-4107.

Internship Categories: Media/Communications. Internship Types: College Internship. Internship Tags: domestic violence, public health, sexual assault, and violence prevention. Salaries: Unpaid.

Internship expires in 54 days.

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