Marketing and Communications Intern

Cause Areas


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


23 Gould Street, S.E.Atlanta, GA 30315


Description:Sustainable Lakewood seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist marketing and communications efforts.


  • Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts, and other stories to networks throughout the neighborhoods of NPU-Y and the City of Atlanta;
  • Generate interest and promote the projects of Sustainable Lakewood;
  • Reach out to community organizations, general public, residents, and donors with the message about Sustainable Lakewood's mission;
  • Assist in implementing social media strategy;


  • Master's Degree of Senior level bachlor's degree with 2 years related work experience in a related field;
  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space;
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Internet research;
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral;
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with the press and community contacts;
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-tasks, and meet deadlines;
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Sustainable Lakewood;

This is currently and unpaid internship.


  • Assumes responsibility for doing assigned work and meeting deadlines;
  • Completes assigned work on or before deadlines in accordance with directives and procedures.


  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Copywriting / Copyediting

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 15-20 hours per week for 10-14 weeks in Summer
  • Web design and administration a plus
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