Marketing & Community Relations Intern

Pay Rate or Stipend: Unpaid – Course Credit
This is a: One time only position offered to a new student each collegiate semester.


College student enrolled in an accredited college, studying for a degree in marketing, public relations and/or communications, needing to complete an internship for course credit and degree completion.

JOB SUMMARYIntern will work to support the marketing and public relations efforts of Gwinnett Cares–a community-centric program powered by the Gwinnett Coalition to care for the Gwinnett County community as we move through the COVID-19 pandemic. Intern will support the communication needs of the Coaltion in tandem with the Gwinnett Coalition’s marketing agency, public health officials, and other community partners to educate the public about COVID-19 prevention and vaccination opportunities, as well as resources for those who have been impacted by the pandemic and helping share how individuals and organizations can get or give help as our community gets back on its feet.


  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer Term(s)


Intern will be given assignments and responsibilities involving:

  • Copywriting
  • Press release & media advisory distribution
  • Website content development
  • Social media content development
  • Assist in managing community engagement calendar
  • Volunteer engagement
  • Internal and external stakeholder communications
  • Graphic design support
  • Assist with special event planning
  • Research on necessary topics
  • Social media analytics analysis and reporting
  • Manage work in project management system (Basecamp)
  • Coordination with agency of record
  • Attend weekly meeting with agency of record

The work of the Coalition typically takes place during standard office hours (M-F, 8 am – 5 pm), but some evening and weekend assignments may be given based upon need. Due to current health concerns, student will be encouraged to work remotely. Weekly assignments will be given and managed via weekly meetings/video calls with supervisor(s) from the agency of record and/or the Coalition. Key deadlines for assignments will be set and expected to be met. Student will need to provide their own laptop/desktop for remote working.


  • Team player who easily takes direction
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Creative and strategic thinking
  • Basic graphic design skills – Experience using Canva preferred but not required
  • Basic website editing skills – WordPress
  • Basic eNewsletter creation and editing skills – Experience using Campaign Monitor preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of best practices in social media communications
  • Basic knowledge of Hootsuite platform preferred
  • Multilingual skills a plus
  • Flexibility to respond in real-time to ever-changing needs of the community
  • Strong utilization of Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams) required; Strong utilization of Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.) preferred
  • Ability to use Zoom and Microsoft Teams
Interested students should forward their resumes to
The Gwinnett Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or any other status protected by applicable Federal, State, or local laws.

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