Local Motion Inc.

Communications Internship | Paid Internship

Category: Non-profit

Location: Burlington, VT, USA

Internship Summary

The Communications Intern will gain real work experience as part of a small marketing team within a dynamic non-profit organization. The intern will assist the Communications Manager with a variety of social media and other projects with the goal of improving our brand awareness and supporting our programs. The main project will be to develop and implement a social media campaign during the summer months.



Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop, manage and monitor a social media campaign
  • Research and create content for social media postings, based on Local Motion’s work
  • Analyze social media results and present to the marketing team
  • Assist with quarterly newsletter content and editing
  • Assist with photo taking and collection
  • Assist with website editing
  • Assist with compiling bi-weekly internal staff memo
  • Coordinate the communications team’s presence at Local Motion activities and events
  • Write and distribute press releases and e-blasts
  • Assist the Communications team with projects and needs as they arise




Interns meet regularly with their supervisor, attend staff meetings, and work closely with a range of staff.  We expect superior performance from every intern and provide them with guidance and the opportunities they need to thrive.


Required Skills/Abilities

  • Experience working with Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, including collecting and analyzing data
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign or other related software like Canva and Adobe Spark
  • Interest in and passion for Communications
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Aptitude and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, versatile, dynamic environment
  • Team player with good communication skills

Desired Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to supply own laptop for duration of internship
  • Knowledge of Trello software
  • Web development skills

Deadline: March 1, 2022 12:00 am

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to jobs@localmotion.org.

Full job description listed at www.localmotion.org/join_our_team