Marketing & Special Events Intern
Company: International Rescue Committee
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Requisition ID: req42817Job Title: Marketing & Special Events
InternSector: Economic Recovery & LivelihoodEmployment Category:
InternEmployment Type: Part-TimeOpen to Expatriates: No
Location: San Diego, CA USA
Job DescriptionTITLE: Marketing & Special Events Intern
LOCATION: City Heights and El Cajon
START DATE: August 2023
DURATION: 4 months starting; 10 - 20 hours per week
Important Note: This is an unpaid internship.
BACKGROUND: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to
the world's worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health,
safety, education, economic wellbeing and power to people
devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of
Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26
U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their
future and strengthen their communities.
SCOPE OF WORK: The IRC in San Diego has provided training and
assistance to small businesses in their path to establishing
themselves in the commercial landscape, in real life and online.
The Marketing Program will provide administrative and direct
service support to the program and its clients.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Based on intern skills and experience,
responsibilities may include a combination of program support,
administrative support, and direct service:
* Support IRC staff in developing special events including
logistics, marketing, outreach with vendors and community
* Attend special events and provide event support
* Help to promote and market SBDC events and webinars.
* Develop monthlysu newsletter of the organization's clients and
* Create resources for the organization and its clients, such as
FAQ sheets and analysis of business opportunities, through
analyzing past program data and researching current trends and
* A good understanding of social media marketing techniques is
desired. Social media require excellent writing, communication and
* Develop marketing and outreach materials, and collect success
1. Intern will gain experience in all aspects of special events
from logistics, operations, marketing, coordination.
2. Understand how small businesses try to compete with big
competitors with limited resources directed towards publicity and
3. Establish successful marketing campaigns focused to smaller
communities with different consumption patterns.
*Bachelor's degree in a related discipline (business, hospitality
tourism & management, marketing, publicity, communication) or
outstanding current undergraduate pursuing a relevant degree.
*Strong working knowledge of Adobe, Photoshop and similar design
*Experience with both administrative work and direct service with
*Excellent organization skills, strong communication and
interpersonal skills, and ability to effectively collaborate
*English fluency required, proficiency in a refugee language
(Arabic, Farsi, Swahili, Vietnamese, Spanish, Creole, Somali) a
*Strong working knowledge of MS Office, MS Excel, and MS
This position reports to the Shakila Mahmodi, Senior Business
IRC leading the way From Harm To Home.
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