Internship Available - Marketing Assistant


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


3742 Grand AvenueOakland, CA 94610
Volunteers at Uhuru!
Our volunteer teams put up posters in stores promoting donating to Uhuru Furniture to support the mission of the African People's Education and Defense Fund.


POSITION TITLE: Marketing Assistant Internship with Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles


The African People's Education and Defense Fund ( needs your skills and talents as a Marketing Assistant to the coordinator in one of its dynamic, economic development institutions - Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles in Oakland, CA. Be part of the team that is driven by African self-determination. Help produce a positive impact on the health, education, human rights and future of the black (African) community. Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles sells good quality furniture and collectibles at reasonable prices.

Under the direct supervision of the Marketing Coordinator, you will carry out weekly marketing assignments to ensure goals and deadlines are met and marketing and promotions campaigns are initiated and carried out in a timely fashion.


  • Participate in weekly and monthly marketing meetings and brainstorms
  • Post, reach and moderate contacts on social media platforms
  • Weekly internet promotions and daily internet postings
  • Calls to our supporters promoting special events
  • Data entry of contacts into database
  • Research and participate in outreach table opportunities and build outreach calendar
  • Onsite coordination of volunteers in the distribution of promotional materials
  • Community service group organizing
  • Organize and inventory print materials
  • Assist Marketing Coordinator on special projects and campaigns


  • Have a strong passion for the APEDF mission (, self-determination and economic development for the African community
  • Be organized, punctual reliable and honest
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills
  • Operate a reliable and consistent cell phone for communication as needed
  • Social media savvy
  • (Photoshop is a plus)


This is an unpaid internship with a commitment of a minimum of 9 months for 20-25 hours per week.


Email your resume to If you do not receive an email confirmation within 24 hrs, please follow up by calling 510-676-5041.


  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

Good Match For

People 55+

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