Marketing and Communications Intern 

Job Description: JAKC seeks a dynamic self-starter to enhance marketing and communications initiatives. The Marketing & Communications Intern will report to the Director of Development & Marketing and will work closely with the Development & Marketing department as well as other members of the JAKC team. 

Qualifications and Attributes: 

  • Experience with social media campaigns, website management, and other digital marketing 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Graphic design skills (preferred knowledge of Photoshop Elements) 
  • Demonstrate an ability to be creative and innovative 
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve with little supervision 
  • Participate and work well as part of a small, dynamic, fast-paced team 
  • Passion and interest in the JA mission to empower and inspire young people to own their economic success 


  • Design, create, and disseminate bi-monthly e-newsletter to raise awareness and highlight Junior Achievement impact and success stories. 
  • Maintain online presence and public awareness utilizing various social media outlets and vehicles (Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, LinkedIn, Constant Contact, etc.) 
  • Manage all aspects of the organization's website, including upcoming events, program developments, news or media features, impact stories, etc.
  • Tracking and analysis of metrics for email marketing campaigns and social media outreach
  • Draft press releases and engage media in Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City events and programs
  • Create and design marketing collateral materials 


- 20 hours per week. Schedule negotiable.


- $10/hour paid bi-weekly 

- Documentation provided to a college or university to aid current students in receiving course credit 

- Mileage reimbursement 


  • Build your portfolio of work and establish relationships that can help grow your career 
  • Flexible scheduling 
  • Be part of a well-established and rapidly growing organization
  • Make a difference in your community 

To Apply: 

Send cover letter and resume by April 2, 2018 to: 

Meredith Suarez, Director of Development & Marketing


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