Marketing Intern

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with preparation of organizational communication – eNewsletters, blog posts, and social media
  • Work with Family Tree’s Marketing and Communications Coordinator to create and implement social media campaigns
  • Monitor analytics with the Marketing and Communications Coordinator
  • Assist in general distribution of press releases and media alerts
  • Assist with identification of local media outlets in order to increase public awareness of Family Tree and its mission (print/electronic media, cable TV/radio)
  • Participate in bi-weekly Gifts and Community Support team meetings and monthly Family Tree Communications Council (if schedule allows)
  • Maintain Google AdWords account
  • Research social media influencers and help create influencer strategy
  • Create LinkedIn communication plan

Initial Impact

  • Family Tree operations will receive the necessary communications and marketing support to ensure efficient and timely communication to the community
  • Gifts and Community Support staff will increase their capacity to produce quality services for Family Tree employees, Board of Directors and Committees

Sustained Outcome

  • The Marketing Intern will demonstrate the value of effective volunteer engagement and attract additional volunteers that can help build Family Tree’s capacity
  • This role will help the Family Tree Gifts and Community Support staff fulfill strategic priorities

Training & Support

  • We ask each intern to attend the following trainings led by Family Tree experts: Volunteer Orientation, Domestic Violence Symposium, and Homelessness 101
  • Communications and Social Media Intern will have additional training from the Gifts and Community Support staff


Marketing Intern hours are flexible during regular business hours (M-F 9am – 5pm). A four month commitment is required.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A working knowledge of computers, as well as word processing and database management software
  • Knowledge of creative software is a plus
  • In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics is a plus
  • Ability to work in a professional office setting and collaborating with staff and volunteers


  • Learning and demonstrating your skill-set for a premier not-for-profit organization in Colorado
  • Work experience to enhance the strength of your resume
  • Exposure to relationships Family Tree has in the community and helping to build on them

Getting Started

If you are interested in this position, please email Rebekah Hawthorne, Director of Volunteer Engagement at