Communications/marketing intern

Job Overview

Join us as an intern at National Scholastic Press Association, a non-profit organization based in Minneapolis. With its partner association Associated Collegiate Press, NSPA serves thousands of student journalists and their advisers through conventions, contests, workshops and educational activities. 

NSPA celebrates its centennial in 2021, and we are looking to hire a communications/marketing intern to help us gather historical information and images to be presented as part of the centennial celebration, during fall 2021 conventions in New Orleans and Philadelphia. 

The celebration will be the main focus of job duties, but other responsibilities may be added. If you’re hard-working and dedicated, NSPA would be a great place to gain experience. 

The internship starts in late January 2021 and concludes in late April 2021. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

Responsibilities for communications/marketing intern

  • Gather information and collect assets from historical documents.
  • Gather information/remembrances from members for centennial book and celebration.
  • Assist with gathering information for centennial book.
  • Help distribute marketing materials.
  • Help organize marketing events.
  • Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g., social media, email and web).
  • Prepare detailed promotional presentations.
  • Help with the planning and hosting of centennial events.
  • Monitor all social media platforms for trending news, ideas and feedback.

Qualifications for communications/marketing intern

  • Familiarity with social-media strategies and platforms.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and take initiative.
  • Hardworking and dedicated outlook.
  • Research skills.
  • Experience with content creation is a plus, even if not professionally.
  • Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A passion for marketing.
  • Familiarity with scholastic journalism is also a plus.

National Scholastic Press Association & Associated Collegiate Press
2829 University Ave. SE, Suite 720
Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-200-9254 / @NSPA / @acpress


Applications are being accepted
until 5 p.m. CT Jan. 6, 2021.

To apply

Email your cover letter, résumé and portfolio to executive director Laura Widmer, Include intern application in the subject line.

You may also apply to this internship posting at Handshake. You will be asked to sign in to your Handshake account. If you do not have one, you will be prompted to set up a new account.