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Marketing and PR Internship-Spring 2018

Established in 1997, Stokes Nature Center is a non-profit nature education organization. Our mission is to promote exploration, provide education, and foster appreciation and stewardship of our natural world for people of all ages


We are looking for a highly-motivated, clear communicator to assist the SNC team with marketing, public relations,  and promotional communications. Applicants for this position must have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong knowledge of social media platforms.The SNC Marketing and PR Internship position provides opportunities for portfolio expansion, real world experience, and hands-on project based non-profit marketing. As an intern, you must be flexible and able to work well in a team environment, pitching in where help is needed. Through research, trend & market analysis, interns will develop hands-on experience in marketing and public relations.University credit may be available.

Job Type: Internship
10-15 hrs a week                                                                                                                                                                                           Tentative Internship dates: Jan. 8th 2018- May 4th 2018

General Responsibilities:

  • Capture and manage information from email campaigns

  • Assist with marketing content development and support other marketing activities, including updating presentations, creating proposals, and other duties as assigned by the SNC team

  • Learn and maintain the visual identity standards of Stokes Nature Center’s brand

  • Assist with the design and execution of marketing materials including flyers, brochures, event materials, ads, web banners and more

  • Support all marketing efforts

Social Media

  • Design and implement Facebook campaigns

    • Provide reports at weekly staff meetings of FB insights

  • Maintain Instagram presence

    • Provide reports at weekly staff meetings of Instagram insights

  • Maintain and update google profile, research SEO

    • Provide report at weekly staff meetings

  • Seek new ways of advertising and stay up-to-date with current marketing trends

Community Mailer Spring/Summer :

  • Assist in designing and structuring SNC Community Mailer

  • Minor edits and seasonal updates to an existing template

Community Calendars:

  • Check in with staff about upcoming events to add to online community calendars               

Special Events

  • Create press releases, coordinate poster printing and distribution, create and implement online marketing campaigns


  • Experience: writing, editing, proofreading and communications skills and graphic design

  • Familiar with social media advertising strategies

  • Familiar with Canva, InDesign, Google Drive, and Microsoft Office

Specific Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

  • Strong communication skills, writing skills and reasoning skills

  • Motivated, self-starter with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments

  • Advanced knowledge of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat.


  • Job Experience

  • Gain references

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Networking opportunities

Note: This is an unpaid internship. Enjoy being a part of something that’s bigger than yourself. You’re supporting incredible programs that provide nature education to people of all ages.

To apply: Applications are due by December 10, 2017- but will remain open until filled. Send cover letter, completed application and resume to Emily Blake at: emily@logannature.org with your name and “Marketing/PR Intern Application” in the subject line.