The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills (UU Catskills) seeks a junior or senior intern majoring in Strategic Communication for the spring semester and/or summer to develop and implement a strategy and outreach plan to help our congregation reach its marketing goals. Responsibilities will include reading and understanding the congregation’s current and five year goals, developing key messages for the public, creating a strategic marketing and social media plan , posting frequently on social media, including Facebook, Instagram, and possibly Twitter, tracking of progress (e.g. number of engagements, followers, etc.) and writing one or two news releases or internal newsletter pieces a month.
There will be a stipend of TBD (to be determined after discussion with the professor and intern) in two installments: one halfway through and the second at the conclusion of the internship.
Time commitment will be greater during the first month of the internship when the student meets with the supervisor, learns about UU Catskills, develops plans and implementation strategies. This period will require to five to ten hours per week. Thereafter, responsibilities should take three to six hours per week, mostly working independently. Supervision and collaboration with UU Catskills will be done virtually.