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PAID INTERNSHIP: Digital Marketing Intern

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 04-24-2018
Organization Overview:
The Michelson Found Animals Foundation is a cutting edge non-profit organization managed by savvy business, animal care and science professionals focused on social entrepreneurship. We are a well-funded startup organization that takes pride in bringing together great minds from diverse backgrounds in our mission to reduce shelter euthanasia in Los Angeles. Our culture and work environment sets us apart from traditional non-profit startups and inspires our talented team to create innovative ideas and solutions to complex programs and initiatives. Our mission is Saving Pets, Enriching Lives and we focus on putting pets in good homes and keeping them there. We believe that all pets are meant to be with good people. Our animal-friendly, creative office suites are located on the west side of Los Angeles.  You can learn more at
Internship Program Overview:
Under supervision of our Digital Marketing team, you will be working on a variety of digital, email and social media projects to help support our national and local programs for both consumer and animal welfare industry audiences. Most of our projects focus on our free national microchip registry and two local retail Adopt & Shop stores where we adopt out shelter pets plus offer a full range of pet retail products, daycare and grooming services. But as a fast moving organization with multiple programs, you may be called on to work on other areas as well.
You will have the opportunity to interact with others on the marketing team and learn about a dynamic non-profit with a unique business model as you help us save more pets and build your digital marketing resume.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Create social content, including video editing
  • Assist in social community management
  • Conduct competitive social account monitoring and analysis
  • Assist our email affiliate marketing by identifying potential affiliates and creating email content
  • Assist our content marketing with article editing, tagging and posting
  • Research potential brand partnership opportunities
  • Attend and source content at our monthly adoption events or other similar activity
  • Currently pursuing BS/BA in Marketing, Communications or related area
  • Interest and experience in social media and digital marketing
  • Strong writing and editing skills with high attention to detail
  • Self-starter, well-organized, and able to work independently
  • Proficient in Google Suite
  • Interest in/some experience with photography and/or video editing
  • Experience with Adobe Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator and/or InDesign-  as plus
  • Able to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities
  • Interest and experience with dogs/cats  - must love pets
Length of Project:
  • 10-12 weeks (based on availability) or in accordance with for-credit internship requirements
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