mARKETING & OUTREACH INTERN

Threshold seeks a dynamic and organized Marketing and Outreach Intern to help us reach bold growth goals through a creative and dynamic marketing strategy.

This is a part-time, paid internship at 10 hours per week. Our team works remotely. Candidates from all locations are welcome to apply.

We are committed to building empathy in our storytelling, and doing that effectively requires a wide range of perspectives. People of color, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities, and members of other historically disenfranchised groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

You’re a versatile, motivated doer who’s excited to learn the ins and outs of digital marketing. You come in with a broad skill set—you’re a strong writer and at least a solid dabbler in Excel, social media, basic photo editing, and updating websites. You’re keen to add new skills to your toolbox refine the ones that are already there.

You’re keen to contribute your own creativity and ideas for marketing Threshold, collaboratively hone these ideas, and execute on them. You’ll be an integral part of a small marketing team and you’ll collaborate closely with the marketing and operations director to execute on our marketing strategy while growing your professional skillset.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

This internship will provide you with a solid foundation in digital marketing and prepare you to enter the marketing field or market your own brand. You’ll learn what goes into a comprehensive marketing strategy and have a hand in shaping ours. You’ll get hands-on experience in executing each piece of our marketing plan and learn best practices in each facet along the way. We’re committed to investing in your growth.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Helping us continuously refine our marketing strategy

  • Researching, reaching out to, and organizing contacts for potential sponsors/partners, ambassadors, and press

  • Coordinating with and supporting ambassadors in on-the-ground outreach efforts

  • Updating our website to reflect new content, drive engagement, and improve user experience, SEO and accessibility

  • Assisting with email marketing, including review success metrics on email campaigns

  • Engaging with online communities in an authentic and meaningful way 

  • Assisting with content creation and strategy for social media

  • Organizing and editing photos

  • Drafting press releases

WE URGE YOU TO APPLY IF THIS MOSTLY DESCRIBES YOU

Meticulous: You approach your work with thoughtfulness and attention to detail. 

Versatile: You have a broad skillset and enjoy applying it to a variety of projects and tasks.

Strategic thinker: You bring creativity and your own ideas for growing our brand to the table.

Innovator: You think outside the box and aren’t afraid to experiment with different tools and methods to help us reach our marketing and outreach goals.

Collaborator: You value and seek contributions and feedback from your teammates. You both give and receive support and aren’t afraid to jump in when an extra pair of hands is needed. 

HOW TO APPLY

We strongly encourage you to listen to at least one episode of each of our two seasons before applying. We are a mission-driven organization, and it’s important that our ethos and style align with your own.

To apply, please send us a resume, a short writing sample on any topic, and a brief cover letter that includes one idea you have for bringing Threshold to a broader audience.

Deadline to apply: September 25