Marketing and Communications Intern

Employer
TRACE International, Inc.
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Feb 14, 2017
Closes
Aug 18, 2017
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

TRACE is currently seeking a full-time Marketing and Communications Intern in our Annapolis office to assist with execution of marketing and PR campaigns. This is a full-time, paid position from June-August 2017. Applications will be accepted until April 14, 2017 or until the position is filled, whichever occurs first.

Tasks will include:

  • Raise awareness of TRACE and support our mission to advance commercial transparency worldwide through marketing and communications outreach.
  • Assist in formulating and executing marketing campaigns across multiple channels.
  • Assist with PR efforts i.e. undertaking research to identify new press and communications opportunities and drafting press releases.
  • Assist with maintenance of press lists and publications tracking.
  • Draft content for the website and edit webpages using the CMS.
  • Coordinate with internal graphic designer to translate concepts into marketing collateral.
  • Assist with digital marketing implementation i.e. keyword research and drafting content for PPC/SEO campaigns.
  • Monitor integrated marketing campaigns through analytics tools and CRM reports to determine the effectiveness of campaigns and identify areas for improvement.
  • Conduct research of prospective targets, industries, markets and competition.
  • Draft social media posts for company accounts that are consistent with TRACE messaging.
  • Assist with email marketing for monthly newsletters, event information, partnership event announcements, promotions and surveys.
  • Assist with other tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • A creative and passionate communicator who is eager to apply classroom skills in a real-world setting and is pursuing a degree in Marketing/Communications, English, Journalism, International Relations or related discipline.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS and using a Content Management System (CMS)
  • Experience with online analytics (Google analytics, Facebook Insights, Twitter analytics)
  • Experience with social media networks i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and also the management system Hootsuite.
  • Interest in US and International law, specifically the area of anti-bribery compliance.
  • Prior non-profit experience and the ability to keep pace with a diverse and demanding workload.

Benefits:

TRACE interns are encouraged to pitch fresh ideas to improve our online presence and marketing strategy with the high likelihood of implementation. Interns can expect to develop a strong, practical skillset in marketing/communications and international relations and grow their personal portfolio with real-world samples of their work.

This position offers opportunities for increased responsibility for interns who demonstrate initiative and produce high-quality work. The Marketing and Communications Intern will:

  • Work in a diverse "start-up" environment and collaborate on projects with industry experts and colleagues representing 20+ countries who speak 40+ languages.
  • Learn practical marketing strategies from a team of marketing professionals.
  • Learn about the rapidly expanding anti-bribery compliance and due diligence industry and how it applies to multinational corporations, their third party intermediaries and the international community at large.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a resume, an original writing sample, and simulated social media posts (Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook) relating to a TRACE initiative or service of their choice to careers@traceinternational.org for immediate consideration.