Web Communications Intern, available to start immediately
Opportunity: Learn, gain experience, and develop professional skills with a nonprofit organization that is a visionary leader in the fields of Science and Sustainable Agriculture.
Report to: Program Director
Role: Provide support for a wide range of public relations, editorial, social media, and marketing functions, and handle administrative tasks, which may include the following responsibilities:
Develop and update media lists and email distribution lists
Distribute press releases, via targeted emails and wire distribution services
Contact media to pitch stories, send photos, coordinate interviews, etc.
Draft press releases and update community calendar listings
Post online calendar listings for all events and delete when event has passed
Monitor HARO (Help a Reporter Out) for possible media interviews
Track media coverage
Attend community awareness events and help with networking at booth
Strengthen collaboration between consumers, local farmers, and food providers. Send info when requested to support GMO education.
Assist in updating websites
Assist in creating and publishing an online directory of Idaho’s Organic and non-GMO Farms and Food Suppliers
Engage with social media audiences on twitter, Facebook, etc to build following and generate awareness of GMOs
Generate content for posting on social media-current news, relevant articles
Grow online presence. Goal- increase Facebook likes by 30% in 3 months.
Assist in executing and analyzing Google Analytics and Adwords campaigns
Participate, where necessary, in development and execution of marketing materials and post all events to social media and web page
Provide suggestions for Co-Marketing and Partnership opportunities to related organizations (organic, food supply, sustainable ag, genetic science)
Assist with research into appropriate foundations, corporations for fundraising solicitations; and advertising/promotional opportunities
Provide weekly list of Grant/Funding opportunities to Executive Team
Create list of relevant scientific papers, data, and research to post on Resources section of web site and post online articles to social media with appropriate hash tags
Qualifications: College or Graduate student based in Boise with interest in Science, Sustainable Agriculture, and a Healthy World. Willing to work 2-5 hours per week for a period of at least 3 months.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task, detail-oriented, highly organized, keen attention to details, resourceful, familiarity with social media and web development platforms. Must feel comfortable with networking in a professional environment
TO APPLY SEND YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
LISA VAN ES