Marketing Specialist – Electronic Media Paid Internship Opportunity





Thank you to Elisa Kosarin for passing along this internship opportunity.

Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Inc.


Marketing Specialist – Electronic Media


Summer 2011 Paid Internship Opportunity




This internship position is made possible as part of the ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program, administered by Volunteer Fairfax.


Are you currently enrolled as a full-time college?  Do you possess an interest in marketing or communications and a desire to help our community?  This summer internship offers an opportunity to test your electronic media skills while helping our most vulnerable population – abused and neglected children.









Organization Description:

Fairfax CASA is a nonprofit organization that exists at the request of the Fairfax County Juvenile Court to recruit, screen, train, and supervise citizen volunteers to advocate in Court for the best interests of the County’s vulnerable children who are victims of abuse, neglect, and/or abandonment.


Position Description: The intern will help expand Fairfax CASA’s volunteer recruitment efforts by assisting in the development of an electronic marketing campaign that makes use of social media and a newly redesigned website.


Commitment/Stipend:  Temporary employment for an agreed upon eight-week period during the summer of 2011.  A $2,750 stipend sponsored by the ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program will be paid to the intern on a bi-weekly basis.



  • Learn to research, design, and implement a marketing plan
  • Learn how to implement new marketing strategies, track results, and assess success
  • Acquire marketing-related experience for future employment



  • Research effective volunteer recruitment strategies for use in electronic media
  • Help plan an electronic marketing campaign to boost volunteer recruitment
  • Participate in web page design and beta testing of the new Fairfax CASA website
  • Assist in integrating Fairfax CASA’s social media and website presence
  • Help develop outcomes to measure the success of the campaign



  • Interest in marketing, communication, and/or nonprofit management
  • Familiarity with social media and webpage design
  • Strong organizational, communications, computer, and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, independent, and creative
  • Course work in marketing or communications
  • Commitment to follow through on agreed upon work

How to Apply:

Email resume and cover letter by April 1, 2011 to  Elisa Kosarin at

Candidates must submit to extensive background checks and sign commitment to confidentiality of all organization and client records.

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