The Marketing Intern will serve an integral role on the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s (USGIF) Marketing and Communications team. Approximately 50 percent of time will be dedicated to the social media presence for USGIF in order to drive web traffic to the Foundation’s websites. The internship will also include assisting the Senior Marketing Manager with creating the social media calendar in relation to the overall marketing plan; researching and summarizing social media ROI; and updating the USGIF website(s). The other 50 percent of your time will be focused on event marketing tasks to include advertising schedule management, mobile app content updates, content for marketing materials, and press releases. Other activities may include assisting with marketing for Foundation membership, scholarship program, professional certification, and academic accreditation.
Undergraduate or graduate student in the DC metropolitan area or recent graduate with a major in Communications, Digital Marketing, Marketing, English, Journalism, or another relevant area of study.
Proficiency and interest in online social networking sites and apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, etc.
Creative and strong initiative
Ability to multi-task and juggle priorities
Solid writing, proofreading, and editing skills
Knowledge of or interest in non-profits or trade associations is a plus
Knowledge of or interest in the field of geospatial intelligence is a plus
The hours for this position are flexible, requiring at least 10 hours per week. This is a paid internship or can be a stipend position for those seeking academic credit.
Please send cover letter and résumé. No phone calls please.
USGIF is a nonprofit educational foundation dedicated to promoting the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and developing a stronger GEOINT Community with government, industry, academia, professional organizations, and individuals who develop and apply geospatial intelligence to address national security challenges. USGIF’s mission is to build the community, advance the tradecraft, and accelerate innovation.