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Now Accepting Applications: Spring 2009 New Media & Marketing Internship

When you dream, do you dream in blurbs and blogs? When you wake, do you wake up with your fingers already twittering? Do you update your Facebook, Ning or MySpace pages as often as you brush your teeth? Do you enjoy learning about new people and making new connections? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of survivors of domestic violence?

The Domestic Violence Resource Center needs you to help us grow a Web 2.0 presence. We are currently seeking a savvy social networker to fill a new part-time position: New Media & Marketing Intern.

This enthusiastic individual should have experience in creating and maintaining MySpace pages, Ning sites, Twitter accounts, YouTube channels and more. You should be extremely comfortable in the areas of social networking and social media.

We need someone to help us create and grow compelling online content and connections. Great writing skills are a plus. You should have an outgoing personality and be comfortable engaging with people online and off. We need people who are self-starters, as this position requires people who can take the initiative to brain storm ideas and work with them in a busy non-profit environment.


Tasks will include:

• Creating and maintaining custom MySpace and Facebook pages, investigating other social networking sites, and activating the contacts we gain through these methods

• Possible work with YouTube video channels

• Promoting and growing our innovative Online Vigil

• Researching online tools and content and websites that tie into our mission

• Assist in creating online, print and other marketing and promotional materials

• Helping to write and design content

• Experience with HTML and Dreamweaver helpful

• Working together with the Community Outreach/Education/Development Coordinator

• Participating in possible trainings related to your position

• Commitment of 10 hours per week for the semester

• Passionate about empowering all individuals to have safe and healthy relationships, regardless of age, gender, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or gender identification


Internship highlights:

• Gain extensive knowledge of social networking sites and new media marketing techniques

• Gain hands-on experience in online advocacy work for the non-profit sector

• Exercise your creativity and use your writing, graphic, and technical skills in real-world scenarios-- a great way to build your portfolio


Please submit a resume and cover letter by January 9th to Sarah Keefe at [email protected] Questions? Please call Sarah at 503-640-5352 x 308.


Sarah H. Keefe