Hiring Organization: SOka Tribe

Internship Title: Marketing Intern

Industry: Community Health & Wellness

Contact Name: Shermica Farquhar

Contact Email: info@sokatribe.com


About the hiring organization:
Soka Tribe is a cultural exploration brand specializing in dance fitness that brings the spirit of Caribbean carnival to you! Soka Tribe is an experience, immersing members and attendees in Caribbean culture and the global carnival community through a variety of ways: our workout, social events, organized trips to carnival, and performances.


Full internship description:

Under the direction of the founder, the intern will spend the first two weeks learning the brand, clients and processes. The intern will be supporting the marketing function of the brand including: creating marketing materials i.e. website, newsletter content, branded digital and printed materials. Opportunities to attend networking and industry events with the founder will be available. The internship has the potential to be extended into the summer. The Marketing & Communications Intern will have the opportunity to: • Assist in the development of signature projects that showcase Soka Tribe’s unique value proposition • Learn to develop content, and review a marketing plan, project planning • Collaborate, create and innovate to design unconventional ways to inspire and engage our clients and our people, and advance our overall market positioning. • Work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, gaining exposure to a variety of industries

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Marketing material creation o Social media posts o Flyers • Newsletter Pj. Management • Customer service at class • In class social-media engagement • Studio and location research in remote cities


Degree Type: Undergraduate, Graduate

Internship Requirements:

PREFERRED SKILLS: • Current upper level student. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above • Demonstrated interests in Marketing, communications, visual arts, performing arts or related business field • Strong written and oral communication skills • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Google applications, WordPress experience a plus • Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to produce under tight deadlines • Experience with using Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration • Resourcefulness and tenacity. • Ability and willingness to move forward with ambiguity and to work autonomously/independently.


Hiring Period: Fall, Spring, Summer

Location: Washington, D.C. / Remote

Approximate Hours per Week: 10

Compensation: Unpaid


Application Due Date: 01/22/18

How to Apply: 1. Resume. 2. Transcript. 3. Marketing writing sample (class presentations, product/service pitches, newsletters, etc). 4. 250 words: How will this internship help you to grow? 5. 250 words: How are you uniquely equipped to serve in a start-up environment?

Application Process: DEADLINE: Jan 22, 2017 11:59 pm Interview Notifications: Jan 24 & 25 Interviews Occur: Jan 26- Feb 1 Hold date for class visit: Feb 2 8:30pm.