WriteGirl helps underserved LA County teen girls discover and express their creative voices through one-on-one mentoring and creative writing workshops in songwriting, screenwriting, journalism, poetry and more. Professional women writer volunteers guide girls to write and share their stories, inspiring them to see their potential as thinkers, writers and communicators. WriteGirl offers college entrance guidance to its members, and publishes teen writing in award-winning anthologies.
The Marketing Intern will develop a written 2019 Holiday Fundraising Plan for WriteGirl, outlining the goals, timeline, marketing strategies and tactics for an effective 10-week year-end campaign to raise significant funds for WriteGirl.
In addition to creating the overall plan, the Marketing Intern will work closely with key staff members and WriteGirl Communications Team members to draft written materials for use in the 2019 Holiday Fundraising Campaign, from compelling taglines to effective letters.
The Marketing Intern will draft newsletter, Website and social media copy, interview WriteGirl members to obtain quotes and personal stories for inclusion in marketing materials, select photos from WriteGirl’s digital files, work with a graphic designer, speak with public relations professionals and collaborate with WriteGirl leadership to create the marketing campaign.
The ideal candidate has an interest in creative arts, self-expression and girls’ empowerment. Applicants should be self-motivated, professional, highly organized, and be able to work well independently and as part of a team. Candidates should have strong verbal and written communication skills, familiarity with social media and marketing principles, ability to meet deadlines and solid time-management skills. Applicants must be able to work during daytime office hours, 10 - 6 p.m., as well as occasional weekend hours for special events.
How to Apply
WriteGirl will make an online application available on our website, which will include questions about previous experience, interest in the internship, skills (and areas of interest for skills development), and references. Applicants chosen to move forward in the application process will first be interviewed by phone before being invited to an in-person interview with the internship supervisor and WriteGirl Executive Director.