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Marketing Intern (For Credit)

The Prospect Park Alliance is currently seeking a summer 2017 Marketing and Communications Intern to help coordinate our marketing efforts. Candidates should be creative, organized, energetic self-starters with a strong interest in gaining marketing and communications experience at a flagship Brooklyn institution. The intern will gain experience executing marketing strategies, researching best practices, producing content for our blog and social media channels, and helping to further the mission of the Alliance.

Responsibilities

Projects will be assigned based on the needs of the department and the interests and skills of the intern, and may include but are not limited to:

  • Working with marketing team to write and produce web content
  • Assisting with digital communications to a wide range of audiences
  • Helping coordinate social media activities for the Alliance including community management
  • Overseeing website calendar
  • Using analytics tools to help monitor digital marketing activities, social media engagement, and web traffic
  • Providing administrative support as needed

Internships can be applied for college credit, and a stipend for travel and lunch is available. Internships require a minimum commitment of 10 weeks, and work schedules are flexible, with a minimum of 10-15 hours per week. Occasional weekend or evening hours may be requested.

Desired Qualifications

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s or graduate degree or a recent graduate, with a specific interest in marketing and communications, specifically digital communications and social media marketing.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to learn quickly.
  • Superb writing and communication skills

About the Prospect Park Alliance

Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux in the mid-nineteenth century, Prospect Park is one of Brooklyn’s most treasured destinations and a national landmark. The Prospect Park Alliance is a nonprofit organization founded in 1987 to restore and maintain Prospect Park after a long period of steady deterioration and decline. We preserve the natural environment, restore historic design and provide public programs and amenities for the Park, which receives more than 10 million visits each year. The Alliance plays a significant role in funding the operating budget that keeps the Park clean, safe and beautiful, and employs three-quarters of the staff that take care of the Park and engage its diverse surrounding communities. Today, Prospect Park is an international model for urban parks, and one of the premier green spaces in the United States. Learn More.

This is an unpaid internship with a stipend for lunch/travel.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to job308@prospectpark.org.

No phone calls, please. Although we appreciate your interest, we will only contact applicants we are considering for interview.

The Prospect Park Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.