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Social Media & Marketing Internship

Internship Description

A social media intern acts as an extension of the marketing department gaining valuable experience in marketing communications. The Social Media & Marketing Intern position will offer assistance with the digital media and marketing projects at Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana.

  • Assist in the creation and implementation of marketing strategy and tactics for Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana
  • Write and edit copy for the chapter website and social media
  • Maintain a social media content calendar encompassing all chapter social media platforms
  • Perform social media market research
  • Collect marketing data to develop and adjust marketing plans
  • Assist in the creation of presentations
  • Assemble/ create social media activity reports
  • Contribute to Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana’s website, blog, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages
  • Perform other duties as requested
  • Develop email campaigns to promote internal and external events
  • Operate within the policies and procedures established by the National Office and local Make-A-Wish chapter


Skills necessary for this role include:

  • College student majoring in marketing, advertising or communications desired
  • Detail-oriented; produces high quality, error-free work
  • Clear understanding of the following digital and print marketing channels defined as:
    • Websites
    • Content Creation/ Management
    • Advertising
    • Social Media
    • Video
    • E-Mail Marketing
  • Strong writing and speaking skills with the ability to adapt quickly to brand language
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong organizational, project and time management skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Professional
  • Demonstrated experience working with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram; Ability to exercise good judgment and communicate professionally, as evidenced through personal social media sites (or portfolio)
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and or Illustrator a plus
  • Professional attitude and appearance

How to Apply

  • Location:  Columbus, OH
  • Salary:  This is an unpaid internship.  College credit may be offered.
  • Time Commitment:  15-25 hours per week, 6 month commitment preferred.
  • Hours:  May vary based on student’s availability.
  • Deadline to apply:  This is an ongoing internship opportunity.
  • Application Instructions:       

    To apply for an internship, please submit your resume and completed Internship Interest Form to
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Columbus, OH 43235
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Columbus, OH 43235
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Cincinnati, OH 45242
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1230 Liberty Bank Lane
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Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 327-0705
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Indianapolis, IN 46278
(317) 636-6060
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