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Internship

We love our office interns and they play a huge role in the daily success of Sozo Children. All office internships with Sozo Children are unpaid, however, you will receive valuable hands-on non-profit work experience and we provide academic credit per your university guidelines.

Successful candidates are typically students or recent college graduates with excellent communication skills, organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, and have an interest in ministry work. Please note that office interns must provide their own laptop, housing arrangements and transportation to our office in Birmingham, Alabama. All internships require 10-15 hours per week.

SPRING 2020 SEMESTER | SUMMER 2020 SEMESTER | FALL 2020 SEMESTER

MARKETING INTERNSHIP

For the person passionate about content creation, events & fundraising. As the marketing intern you will work along the Marketing Director and Media Coordinator to help create marketing strategies to help increase fundraising for Sozo Children.

- Collaborate with Marketing Director & Media Coordinator on all marketing efforts
- Create content for newsletters, trend stories, company news, storytelling, advanced creative writing
- Ability to manage multiple tasks in deadline-driven environment
- Possess creativity, flexibility, attention to details, strong communication and professionalism
- Assist with fundraising events from brainstorming to implementation
- Familiar with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop

Please send your resume to Amanda Straka, Marketing Director at amanda@sozochildren.org.

MEDIA INTERNSHIP

For the person passionate about creative communication, social media marketing, and powerful photography + design. As the Graphic Design + Social Media Intern you will work alongside the Creative Design Coordinator to help create monthly social media plans and design marketing materials for Sozo Children.

- Collaborate with Creative Design Coordinator on social media efforts
- Make edits to the website and other marketing materials
- Work with our team on design projects from brainstorming to implementation
- Ability to manage multiple tasks in deadline-driven environment
- High level of experience with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
- Familiar with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop

Please send your resume to Anja Baxter, Creative Design Coordinator at anja@sozochildren.org.

MISSION TRIP & INTERNSHIP

For the person passionate about sending teams, administrative efforts, and business management. As the Mission Trip Intern you will work alongside the Commissioning Coordinator to help coordinate trips to Uganda with Sozo Children.

- Assist the Commissioning Coordinator with organizing and keeping team files up to date
- Communicate with team members regarding upcoming deadlines
- Follow up with team members to collect all required documents
- Communicate and assist team leaders prior to team departure
- Help pack items to and from Uganda

Please send your resume to Terry Schrimscher, Global Engagement Coordinator terry@sozochildren.org.

RECRUITMENT INTERNSHIP

For the person passionate about recruiting, events, and public relations. As the Recruitment Intern you will work alongside the Commissioning Coordinator to help coordinate university events and talk with students about trips to Uganda.

- Assist the Commissioning Coordinator with yearly recruitment events
- Attend recruitment events at various universities, schools, churches, and conferences*
- Communicate effectively Sozo Children’s various opportunities of an involvement
- Seek and follow up with new recruitment event leads
- Follow up with event participants in a strategic and timely manner.
- Students pursuing a degree in communications, public relations, marketing, journalism, or business management preferred.
* some travel may be required

Please send your resume to Terry Schrimscher, Global Engagement Coordinator terry@sozochildren.org.

SOZO TRADING RETAIL INTERNSHIP

- Work alongside Sozo Trading Co. manager and assistant manager with daily tasks
- Create creative marketing content for Sozo Trading Co. social media + event advertising
- Assist staff with stocking inventory
- Assist with merchandising the sales floor
- Potential opportunity to go buy with manager and assistant manager at market in Atlanta

Please send your resume to Caitlin Owens, Sozo Trading Co. Assistant Manager at caitlin@sozochildren.org.

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