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Marketing and Communications Intern

The People Practice
Keller, VA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Our client is looking to hire a results-driven Marketing and Communications Intern who is agile, takes responsibility for their work and deliverables, and seeks to deliver meaningful results in everything they do. They will have a track record of successfully working in a fast-paced environment and a positive, upbeat attitude. 

Key Responsibilities
● Perform market analysis and research
● Assist with daily desk duties
● Track the Senior Associate’s emails and correspondence (that you are CC'd in)
● Design, present and execute social media plans and campaign ideas
● Monitor all social media platforms and Google Analytics for trending network news, ideas, and feedback
● Support with the planning and hosting of physical and/or virtual events
● Develop content for email campaigns and social media and see to the end-to-end delivery of the content for public consumption
● Contribute to the collection of data for reporting
● Maintain and update Company’s WordPress website
● Prepare meeting notes and manage the Marketing and Communications drive
● Keep organized, complete, and accurate electronic records of the network database
● Maintain complete, up-to-date employee records and information
● Maintain relationships with preferred vendors & service providers (website & graphics designers, event vendors) and ensure quality & performance
● Build, maintain and continuously improve Company’s online presence and stakeholder engagement, through all available channels

Qualifications, Skills & Attributes
● Bachelor's degree in Marketing and/or Mass Communications, with at least 2 years of work experience in a similar role in an entrepreneurial company
● Strong knowledge and familiarity of the Nigeria entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem is highly preferred.

● Knowledge of the economic and business climate, activities, and trends in Africa is required
● Familiarity with managing social media platforms. This includes creating content for social media

● Proficient with G-Suite (especially Gmail, Google Doc, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Drive, and Google Calendar) and Microsoft Office

● Have the following technical skills: WordPress, Design skills (Canva, can edit Photoshop & In-Design templates) and Strong copywriting skills
● Previous experience with other productivity tools & software (Slack, Salesforce, Trello,Notion) is a distinct plus

● Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
● Web and social media savvy
● Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
● Highly motivated, focused, proactive, creative, flexible, organized, and able to balance multiple priorities
● Connecting personality, interacting with entrepreneurs, executives, and mentors, providing value for all engaged stakeholders
● Strong professionalism with high integrity and respect for confidentiality
● Excellent written & spoken English, communication & interpersonal skills
● Goal-oriented with a demonstrable and vettable track record of delivery
● Excellent professional judgment; ability to appropriately prioritize while consistently delivering high-quality, timely results
● Exceptional attention to detail (“zero defect” mindset)
● Self-managed, able to deliver on objectives with minimal guidance or supervision

Compensation & Perks
● A relaxed, and dynamic working environment with a highly qualified team
● Access to international professionals in 42 countries
● Access to High-Impact entrepreneurs and corporate executives
● Opportunity to have a significant impact on the developing local entrepreneurship ecosystem


The People Practice

Keller, VA
23401 USA



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