Goodwill of Greater NY is Seeking a Marketing, Publicity and Social Media Intern

Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc.

 Position Title: Marketing, Publicity & Social Media Intern                      

Goodwill NYNJ empowers individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to gain independence through the power of work.  As part of that mission, Goodwill operates a social enterprise called GoodTemps that places people with disabilities and other barriers to employment in temporary staffing positions.  GoodTemps is seeking a Publicity & Social Media Intern to assist with enhancing GoodTemps online presence and sustaining GoodTemps’ online engagement.
Marketing

  • Under the guidance of the GoodTemps team, develop content and materials for marketing efforts, including presentations, brochures, email blasts, website content, and online advertising
  • Build and update contact lists for sales and marketing outreach

Publicity

  • Work with the GoodTemps team to solicit success stories and testimonials that can be shared publicly, including outreach to current and past temps and employers
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve online reviews on sites like Yelp and Google

Social Media

  • Assist with the design and execution of social media campaigns promoting GoodTemps to employers and jobseekers
  • Create monthly editorial calendars to promote GoodTemps on various social media websites
  • Create and distribute content such as blogs, infographics, videos and press releases on social media, including Facebook, LinkedIn, and other outlets
  • Track social media engagement to identify high-performing ideas and campaigns for scalability

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements: Describe the skills, knowledge and abilities required.  Include educational and experience requirements and preferences.

Coursework related to marketing, publicity, and/or social media.

  • Knowledge of how to use social media effectively to generate interest in a product or service.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary.
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented.
  • Must be highly computer literate.
  • Graphic design skills a plus.

 Please send a resume, cover letter  and portfolio link to Jennifer Tavis at JTavis@goodwillny.org.

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