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Digital Marketing Intern

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Position Title:            Digital Marketing Intern

Posting Dates:           March 8- March 15, 2022

Hours:                          20 hours/week

Pay:                               $13/hour

Start Date:                    April 1, 2022

Reports to:                  Communications Manager

Location:                     Colorado Springs, CO, or Remote

The major responsibilities of the Digital Marketing Intern include but are not limited to: assisting in creating social media posts/ campaigns to help organizational reach, helping with research on social media, digital marketing and content trends and developing new initiatives, assisting in the creation and distribution of organizational reporting and data analysis projects. This internship also includes athlete, partner and donor support duties including support of the Team Tethered Together peer-to-peer fundraising and USABA Membership programs, as well as providing organization-wide administrative and logistical assistance.

Brief Overview of Organization

USABA is unique within the sports community. As a member organization of the USOPC, USABA is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the Paralympic sports of goalball and blind soccer and a Multi-Sport Organization (MSO) providing programming in numerous sports and physical activities for Americans who are blind and visually impaired.   

Mission

The United States Association of Blind Athletes empowers Americans who are blind and visually impaired to experience life-changing opportunities in sports, recreation and physical activities, thereby educating and inspiring the nation.

Our Vision

Every American who is blind or visually impaired will lead a healthy lifestyle by actively participating in sports, recreation and physical activity.

History

Since its founding in 1976, the USABA has reached more than 100,000 blind and visually impaired individuals. During that time, the organization has emerged as more than just a world-class trainer of blind athletes. It has become a vocal champion of the abilities of America’s legally blind residents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Education

  • Current college student or recent graduate in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Digital Art, Advertising, Market Research, Sports Marketing, Nonprofit Management and related fields

Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience in real-world marketing, communications and/or public relations
  • Understanding of social media platforms and experience managing social media
  • Basic knowledge of website analytics and content management tools such as WordPress and Google Analytics
  • Basic SEO knowledge preferred; experience in Facebook Ads and GoogleAds is a plus

Competencies

  • Creatively resourceful and organized
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently
  • Excellent and professional written communication skills
  • Self-starter, entrepreneurial
  • Advanced knowledge of computers, social media and administrative software

Tools, Equipment & Conditions

  • Experience with Microsoft Suite required
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite preferred
  • Collaborative Office and Remote Office Environment
  • This position is based at the USABA National Office in Colorado Springs, CO, or may be remote from any location in the United States
  • Some travel may be expected

Work Authorization

  • Successful completion of a favorable NCSI Background Check
  • Successful completion of the U.S. Center for SafeSport online training

To Apply

Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume no later than March 15, 2022, to Bill Kellick, Communications Manager, at bkellick@usaba.org. In the subject line, write “Digital Marketing Intern Position”.

For more information on USABA, visit our website at www.usaba.org

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