Rewild Portland is Seeking a Marketing Intern

Rewild Portland is Seeking a Marketing Intern

Reports to: Executive Director

Rewild Portland is a small nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster resilience through place-based arts, traditions, and technologies. Our mission comes to life in the form of community-building, ecological restoration, and education. Learn more about us here.

Summary of Position

Rewild Portland is seeking a Marketing Intern to support our program directors, with an emphasis on digital media and social media marketing projects. We seek an intern who will play an active role in our marketing strategy and implementation. This internship will focus on developing and implementing strategies to maintain and build strong networks with Rewild Portland donors, followers, and others connected to us. The intern will also be responsible for scheduling and prepping newsletters, social media posts, blogs, updating and developing marketing materials, and pursuing other avenues to raise awareness for Rewild Portland programs.


Our ideal intern is excited to serve the rewilding community, helping us to grow and reach more people with these necessary skills and lifeways. All of our interns may attend any of our programs on scholarship. Marketing interns are required to take photographs for social media and internal record keeping as part of this agreement. If you’re looking to leverage your growing skills in marketing to help a nonprofit, while also honing some of your skills in rewilding–while becoming an integral member of the community–this is the internship for you. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Learn best practices for nonprofit marketing and communications
  • Learn to use Rewild Portland’s branding appropriately, along with our core values and principles, in all communications produced
  • Collaborate with staff and other volunteers on communications and development of marketing strategies, content, and timeline
  • Prep and send out electronic newsletters and other email updates
  • Draft and schedule weekly posts on social media (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, TikTok)
  • Monitor and implement strategies for growth on our newsletter and on social media
  • Foster relationships with local media and help draft press releases
  • Help create and implement an annual communications calendar
  • Manage photo and video content
  • Perform other duties as needed for the operations of the organization

Physical Demands

Must be able to sit for long periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, interns may occasionally be exposed to weather conditions. Noise level is usually moderate. Work will be done on site at the Rewild Portland office in N. Portland. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong creativity
  • Experience with social media management—specifically, best practices for strategy and implementation of Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok content
  • Working knowledge of website management—specifically content development and editing (WordPress, basic HTML, etc.)
  • Basic photography skills (Composition, Lighting, etc.)
  • Basic video editing skills
  • Experience with Canva, MailChimp, Google Drive, Sheets, Docs, Photo
  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Ability to use good judgment to manage workflow and elevate priority issues to the Executive Director
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team


  • Currently has or is pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Communications, Marketing, Graphic Design, or a related field
  • Has knowledge and understanding of communications or marketing, or a vested interest in growing in this field
  • Loves the work Rewild Portland is doing
  • Has a deep desire to become culturally competent

Time Commitment

Interns commit to a minimum of 8 hours per week, with more hours if available and desired, for one year of volunteer service.

Deadline to apply April 4th. Position begins April 15th.

How to Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume, and work samples to