Intern Job Description: Marketing and Communications Intern

Position: Marketing and Communications Intern
Description: Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist marketing and communications
efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while working for well-
known community based nonprofit organization.
• Update and maintain LAHFH’s social media presence, including scheduling Facebook updates
• Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly eNewsletter
• Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories
• Designing flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for major events hosted by LHFH
• Update the LHFH website when needed
• Work closely with Development Director to help develop and create an overall annual marketing plan
• Reach out to the community organizations, general public and donors with the message about Habitat for
Humanity’s mission to end poverty housing.
• Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications
• Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
• Just completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English,
Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations)
• Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus
• Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel).Proficiency in Adobe
InDesign and Photoshop highly desired. Knowledge of HTML and graphic design a plus
• An effective communicator, both written and oral
• Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts
• Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
• Enthusiasm for the mission of Habitat for Humanity and the families we serve
*The applicant must currently be enrolled in a post-secondary institution (minimum of part-time) when applying for the
internship or will be enrolled for the fall semester
Start Date: Position to begin June 1 (some flexibility with the date depending on semester dates) requires 3 – 6 month
Hours: 32-40 hours/week; will be various appointments and events where the intern will need to work off site
Compensation: This is a paid internship
To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to or LAHFH, PO Box 234, Brainerd,
MN 56401
Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national
origin, ethnic, background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.