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Communications and Marketing Intern



Job Summary

Advocates for Women’s and Kids’ Equality (AWAKE) is a grassroots nonprofit organization that advocates for the advancement of women and kids in Tennessee through education and policy change. We are a collaborative and strategic organization that makes an impact through bottom-up and top-down approaches to change-making. This internship is designed to support our small team with critical tasks to further our mission and influence. If you are a creative with the ability to effectively communicate on various platforms, this is a role for you!

Commitment: June-August 10-15 hours/week of mostly remote work with virtual check-ins; opportunity to extend contract length beyond August

Compensation: $10/hour

Supervisor: AWAKE Executive Director

Job Responsibilities

  • Daily management of AWAKE’s social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, following a social media calendar and guidelines
  • Assist in communications strategy creation and implementation in order to strengthen AWAKE’s voice and online presence; This includes but is not limited to social media content creation, copywriting for email communication, updating website content, digital content creation including photography and videography, and design of event collateral
  • Maintain brand cohesiveness in all audience-facing communications
  • Research communications best-practices from partner organizations
  • Establish Google Ad Grants and SEO for the AWAKE website
  • Build and maintain AWAKE’s media list as well as writing press releases when needed
  • Participate in our educational programming and assist with volunteer coordination
  • Attend board meetings and other special events if available
  • Other tasks as assigned


  • Experience managing social media platforms or running online campaigns
  • Skilled at written communication and editing
  • Competency with online platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Later, Canva, Google Drive, Mailchimp, and Squarespace
  • A committment to AWAKE’s mission and vision
  • Understanding of intersectional women’s studies or gender issues highly encouraged
  • Experience with graphic design and skilled in iPhone photography and video production/editing highly encouraged

Additional Information



How to Apply

Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to info@awaketn.org with “Intern Application” in the subject line.

Please include a link or attchment of any previous marketing, communications, or social media management work.


  • Date Posted: June 2, 2021
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Communications / Marketing / PR
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 06/16/2021
  • Salary Range: $10/hour
  • Working Hours: 10-15 hrs/wk