Marketing and Communications Intern

The Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted

About Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted (WATG):

WATG is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The mission of the Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted is to educate about and advocate for the needs of gifted individuals in Wisconsin.

Position Details

Marketing and Communications Intern
Southwest Wisconsin
Remote Opportunity, WI

This is a remote position serving the state of Wisconsin.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Develop a marketing plan for the organization 
  • Update and maintain WATG’s social media presence, including scheduling Facebook, Instagram and Twitter updates 
  • Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly eNewsletter 
  • Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories 
  • Design flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for major events, including the yearly fall conference, hosted by WATG 
  • Update the WATG website when needed 
  • Attend monthly Board meetings and prepare and present a report on activities 
  • Reach out to the community organizations, general public and donors with the message about WATG 
  • Collaborate with Board on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications 
  • Plan and facilitate Marketing Committee meetings including distributing agenda and taking minutes
  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space 
  • Working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations) 
  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus 
  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel). 
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired. 
  • Knowledge of HTML and graphic design a plus. 
  • Familiarity with Google Suite desirable. 
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral 
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts 
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines 
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of WATG and the families and educators that we serve

Start Date: Position open until filled, requires at least a semester commitment.

Hours: 150 hours over time to be determined.

This is a remote position serving the state of Wisconsin.

Compensation: $100 monthly stipend

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