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Mon Aug 22, 2016 - Fri Dec 16, 2016


1 Discovery WayToledo, OH 43604


Through this unpaid internship, you can gain solid, real-life experience and become actively involved in many levels of marketing and communications. Imagination Station is offering an opportunity to highly motivated individuals as a part of our Marketing Team.

General Marketing
- Distribute print materials to various (local) locations/businesses
- Conduct general research and benchmark studies
- Donation fulfillment and processing
- Manage low watermark inventory on all internal print material (rack information)

Special Events
- Appear with our mascot, GIZMO (internal and external)
- Research, schedule and prepare for external events
- Man event booth up to 8 hours, and promote Imagination Station events and membership
- Help plan internal events when needed

Public Relations/Communications
- Update calendar of events listings on local media outlet websites and publications
- Track, log and compile media performance
- Compile leads and input them into our database for eblasts and other marketing purposes
- Learn how to use Word Press and update Imagination Station’s website
- Gain experience with writing press releases

Social Media
- Assist with our monthly social media plans
- Gain knowledge on how to promote businesses on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, You Tube and Shutterfly
- Host contests on our social media platforms

- 15 - 20 hours weekly
- Minimum of a 3 month commitment
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Comfortable talking to visitors about upcoming events
- Professional approach when working on projects, emails and phone calls
- Comfortable working in a group setting and the ability to work on projects on your own
- Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs
- Valid driver’s license and ability to pass a driving background check to drive the company minivan.
- Earn credit towards completion of your degree
- Gain solid marketing experience and quality references
- Network with other professionals in the industry

To Apply:
Fill out an application online at imaginationstationtoledo.org/volunteer.
Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@istscience.org.


  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15-20 hours per week
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