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The Oliver Scholars Program company profile

Communication and Marketing Intern

Job Location

New York City - New York, NY, United States

Job Description

Organization Mission: Oliver Scholars prepares high-achieving Black and Latinx students from underserved New York City communities for success at top independent schools and prestigious colleges. We provide crucial support for our Scholars so they can realize their full potential and ultimately give back to the city, the nation, and the world.

Position and Summary Reporting: Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Intern will work directly with the communications and executive team to produce print, social media and digital marketing materials. This role is ideal for a highly organized, and creative individual looking to learn more about marketing in the education / non-profit sector. This is a fun internship for those who are motivated by writing, production, and design.

Social media marketing and research
Support design of newsletters and outgoing communications
Support live video production
Support the creation of marketing materials
Support Oliver library video creation
Support website updates and migration

Job Requirements


Current or recent enrollment in graduate or undergraduate degree program with interest in marketing, production, or communications
Graphic design experience is a must (InDesign, Photoshop, or web-based program)
Strong proficiency in all social media platforms
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Adobe Acrobat, and Google Suite
Video editing experience a plus (Final Cut Pro, Avid, iMovie)
HTML and word press experience a plus
Strong persuasive writing skills helpful

Desired Competencies
Takes initiative: Act on one’s own initiative; making the most of opportunities; undertaking tasks, even if it entails risk
Creative: Coming up with new ideas, approaches, or solutions
Flexible: Manages to adapt if circumstances change
Written communication: Is capable of communicating well in writing, even with people who communicate differently
Verbal communication: Understands others and being understood in verbal communication
Teamwork: Work well with others and thrive in a team environment
Integrity: Submits finished work-product that meets your own high standards
Commitment to excellence: Strives to do deliver your best work-product
Collaborative learner: Enjoys working with others to learn on the job

Time commitment: Minimum of 15 hours per week; minimum 3-month commitment, with 6 months desirable.
Compensation: There is an opportunity for school credit if allowed by the college/university of the applicant. The position offers an excellent opportunity to work on substantive projects and can result in a great reference.

For consideration, please forward your cover letter and resume to Please note, “(Marketing & Communications Intern – [your last name]” in the subject line of your email. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
A diverse workforce and open culture are at the heart of our organization and vital to our success. Oliver Scholars is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship status, or current employment status. Candidates who identify as members of historically underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

For consideration, please forward your cover letter and resume to
Please note, “Development Office Intern – [your last name]” in the subject line of your email.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
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Contact Information

Contact Cherice Toney
HR/Operations Manager
The Oliver Scholars Program
80 Maiden Lane
New York, NY, United States 10038


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