United Planet Seeks Intern

About United Planet:

As featured on CNN, United Planet (UP), an international non-profit organization, strives to create a world in which all people understand, respect, and support one another.  United Planet’s global network of leaders and volunteers fosters cross-cultural understanding and addresses shared challenges to unite the world in a community beyond borders.  The underlying principle of their programs is the concept of Relational Diplomacy – recognizing that the relationship between people of diverse backgrounds is the basic building block for uniting the world.

About the internship:

United Planet is looking for a Marketing Coordinator available for at least 6 months to join their international team in Boston in June, 2013.  The intern will promote cutting-edge humanitarian and educational programs among global media and to develop innovative strategy to manage and improve global awareness for United Planet.

Intern roles and responsibilities:

  • Competitor research
  • Prepare internal marketing reports
  • Support online marketing efforts
  • Prepare media kits for staff meetings with potential partners
  • Assist with outreach to American colleges and universities, including career fairs
  • Social media
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Respond to marketing inquiries
  • Add contacts to Salesforce and Constant Contact
  • Maintain United Planet community
  • Update press contacts
  • WordPress – review and disposition of comments
  • Blogging
  • And more

Intern requirements:

  • Creative, resourceful, confident, goal-oriented, and entrepreneurial
  • Strong written and verbal English skills needed
  • Marketing and business majors preferred
  • Community service experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Salesforce, Drupal, HootSuite, Pinterest, Tumblr, and WordPress helpful, but not required

The fine print:

Send a resume and cover letter to Jonathan Hass, HR Director, at team@unitedplanet.org.  This is an unpaid position.


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