Marketing and Communications Intern


Cause Areas


Sat May 05, 2018 10:00 AM - Sat Aug 25, 2018 05:00 PM


115 W. 30th StreetSuite 400New YorkNew York, NY 10001


We are seeking an excellent communicator, writer, and avid social media user as a Marketing and Communications intern to support public relations, marketing, blog and social media for Global Goods Partners.

Social Media and Web Responsibilities:

  • Create content to grow the organization’s footprint, including social media and blog posts
  • Research current artisan partners and product, maintain sample inventory
  • Expand and maintain GGP’s social networking and online presence to promote GGP products, fundraising efforts, and stories of women artisan partners around the world.
  • Create compelling narratives about GGP’s partners and work around the world.
  • Research and update country and partner information currently on the website.
  • Craft descriptive and appealing product descriptions for the website.

PR and Events Responsibilities:

  • Connect with influential media outlets and journalists to place stories about company news, relevant holidays, and collections Outreach to potential media partners with pitches, press releases and curated line sheets
  • Actively pursue permanent links on like-minded sites, and assist with implementing social media strategy.
  • Organize events designed to engage our target market. Develop and enact a strategy for digital communications with consumers and other key stakeholders to include artisan stories, product information, and resources.

Personal Requirements:

  • Excellent research, communication and writing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with social media, blogging and creating public relations campaigns
  • Interest in and knowledge of fair trade and ethical business
  • Able to commit to 2-3 days per week during the summer college break

Specific Qualifications (a plus but not necessary):

    • Experience in creating and implementing public relations campaigns, including familiarity with print and online media
    • Proficiency with Photoshop, Shopify, SEO, Adwords
    • Familiarity with e-mail marketing applications like vertical response
    • Interest in fashion, design, or craft production

Hours: 18-25 hours/week
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  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Retail / Sales

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 18-25 hours/week

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