Employment TypePaid Internship (Full-time)
Marketing & Communications
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is hiring!
Are you a student who is passionate about marketing and storytelling, loves writing and photography, and is committed to supporting the Gardens’ IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access) goals? We’re looking for a Marketing Intern excited about inspiring meaningful connections among people, plants, and nature in one of the most beautiful settings in Maine. See the full listing on our website: https://www.mainegardens.org/employment/
The Marketing Intern will experience a wide range of marketing and communication activities in one of the most beautiful settings in the state of Maine. The internship provides an opportunity to learn about maintaining and enhancing a brand, and creating content to engage audiences and meet goals, all while growing fundamental strategic and creative communications skills. The intern will work with internal and external stakeholders across all channels, and provide support for a variety of projects in the department and organization wide.
Full-time, hourly, $15.75 per hour
Mid-May through Late-August 2024
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is committed to creating an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible (IDEA) environment where every member of our community is valued, respected, and appreciated. Just as our landscapes and gardens are more resilient and beautiful through their diversity, we strive to promote IDEA principles on our team by embracing cultural and individual differences. We invite applications from candidates who will help us achieve this goal
Duties & Responsibilities
The Marketing Internship offers hands-on experience in all facets of a marketing/audience engagement office including:
Assist in daily administrative tasks for the Marketing team to increase office efficiency, including digital publishing, research for blog content and special communication projects, maintaining marketing assets, and monitoring and collecting Gardens-related media coverage.
Help to create content for social media, update social media content calendar, and assist in publishing content, including customer service responses.
Assist in content brainstorming, researching, interviewing, and writing for publication on the Gardens’ blog
Capture and share Garden’s experiences through photography and videography, especially in relation to content calendar.
Assist in publishing approved content to website and other online event distribution channels.
Learn about market research and identifying new opportunities.
Work with Marketing team to ensure projects maintain and share the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens brand.
Education and Experience
Actively working toward a higher degree in communications or related field.
Possess interest/experience in marketing, brand storytelling, social media coordination.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Interest in plants, gardens, and the natural world a plus.
Strong photography skills. Videography and video editing skills a plus. Experience with Adobe-based editing programs, including Lightroom, Photoshop, and Premiere a plus.
Social publishing, computer, and Microsoft Office skills.
Commitment to working across the organization to support the integration of IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access) principles into Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens’s internal operations and its relationships with visitors and guests.
Application InstructionsApplication Deadline:
April 24, 2024