Social Media/Marketing Intern

TrainingGrounds is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the New Orleans Area.  Our mission is to increase early childhood outcomes by providing rich learning opportunities for children, parents, caregivers and educators.  TrainingGrounds is seeking a social media and marketing intern who will assist with creating engaging content while managing social media interactions to increase involvement and awareness of our programs.   The successful candidate will be a motivated, creative, professional and excited about working with a social impact start-up company dedicated to increasing educational access to the New Orleans community.

The successful candidate will be expected to attend weekly meetings (in person/virtually), assist in documenting play sessions and workshops, as well as assist with undertaking general duties that contribute to organizational operations of the company.


·       Develop content calendars on a weekly and monthly basis for company website and for social media posts

·       Work with staff to create and manage positive social media presence on all social media platforms.

·       Assist with capturing and analyzing social media metrics

·       Generate creative photographs for social media posts,

·       Assist in developing content for newsletters, blogs, and website

·       Work with staff to implement marketing plan for the company

Experience/ Skills

·       Knowledge of Facebook / Twitter / Instagram/Pinterest and Google- familiar with hashtags

·       Excellent oral and written communication skills

·       Must be currently pursuing bachelors/or recently graduated in related field such as Communications / PR / Marketing

·       Experience with social media analytics including Google Analytics and Facebook insights a plus

·       If you have experience with or access to the following software/skills please share with us: Photoshop, Adobe InDesign & Illustrator

Part Time: 10-15 hour per week

Application Deadline:  Ongoing

Start Date: Immediately

Length of Engagement: Spring, Summer and Fall Semester placements

Compensation: Unpaid; College Credit


To Apply:

To apply, please submit the following items to

1.       Your resume

2.       A cover letter explaining why you are interested in the internship with TrainingGrounds, what skills you would bring, and why you would be a great member of the team!

3.       Links to any work you would like to share (blogs, design portfolio, etc)