KaBOOM!
  • 26-Jan-2018 to 13-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Intern Program
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Intern

KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids especially those living in poverty the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play. KaBOOM! inspires communities to make play the easy choice and works to drive the national discussion about the importance of PLAYces. KaBOOM! has collaborated with partners to build or restore more than 17,000 playspaces, engaged more than 1.5 million volunteers and served over 9 million kids.

KaBOOM! is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity. Women, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

TITLE: Digital Content Intern

DEPARTMENT: Cause Marketing & Individual Giving

DESIRED START DATE: May 2018

APPROXIMATE HOURS PER WEEK: 24 - 40

LOCATION: Washington, DC

STIPEND: $500 total

 

DESCRIPTION:

KaBOOM! is looking for a college student, recent college graduate or graduate student to join our dynamic Cause Marketing and Individual Giving team. The Cause Marketing and Individual Giving team is responsible for using digital content to grow KaBOOM! brand awareness, which will ultimately drive leads and raise funds to support our mission.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Digital Content Development: grow your digital wizardry by assisting our team in sourcing and developing on-brand content for our digital platforms
    • Finding inspiration for content ideas within KaBOOM! and out in every-day life and culture
    • Drafting posts for Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
    • Assisting our team as they develop and update content for kaboom.org
  • Copywriting: add to your writing portfolio by drafting and editing KaBOOM! emails
    • Develop and pitch ideas for email 'stories'
    • Research and interview interesting people who have benefited from or participated in our work
    • Compile your work into written stories to be sent to our email subscriber database
  • Management
    • Assist the team in managing our portions of the KaBOOM! editorial content calendar
    • Assist the team in developing, researching and executing various elements of our cause marketing and individual giving campaigns and programs

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A matriculating college student who has earned enough credits for a sophomore status, or a student who has graduated from college within the preceding six months
  • Area of academic study relates to the internship opening (Non-profit Management, Communications, Marketing, etc.), strongly preferred
  • Ability to work in Washington, D.C. KaBOOM! office
  • Ability to work between 24-40 hours per week
  • Ability to work a minimum of 8 weeks May through August 2018
  • Ability to secure their own lodging/housing
  • Adhere to all KaBOOM! employment policies

 

IMPORTANT SKILLS:

  • Strong narrative writing skills. And by "strong" we mean "able to inspire while also being concise and on-brand"
  • Social media savvy
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with internal and external business partners of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels
  • Willingness and ability to conduct one's self in a professional manner at all times, including working in a cooperative manner within a professional, team-oriented manner
  • Flexibility is key! Intern should be able to adapt and "go with the flow"
  • Bonus points for video editing skills

 

We have a fun and dynamic work atmosphere filled with talented and passionate Boomers who want to make a difference in kids' lives. Please make sure to include a thoughtful cover letter with your application. This position will be based in our Washington, DC office.

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