• Leadership and Learning Digital Engagement Intern

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Category Marketing & Communications
  • Overview



    TITLE:  Leadership and Learning Digital Engagement Intern

    RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Events & Sponsorships

    DIVISION/DEPT: Marketing and Communications


    FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt



    May 29, 2018 to August 3, 2018


    Rockville, Maryland


    $1,200 ($15.00 per hour) paid bi-weekly

    $250 travel stipend (one time only)


    Undergraduate or Graduate Student; majors focusing on Digital Events, Event Management, Marketing, Technology Based Learning, or another related field.  Experience with Adobe Connect is preferred, but not mandatory.


    • Support and execute the 2018 Delegate Assembly and Summer Conference digital streaming activities.
    • Refine digital streaming event and sponsorship strategy for 2019 conferences
    • Design Donated Goods Retail (DGR) micro-learnings



    • Develop a digital streaming engagement strategy timeline; establish a work flow schedule to facilitate prompt and accurate handling of all digital engagement program details.
    • Explore digital streaming sponsor support and execution of benefits. 
    • Support day-to day tasks affiliated with setting up livestreaming activities against timeline and checklists for both the Delegate Assembly and Summer Conference with the Technology Based Learning (TBL) Director, Events Program Specialist (EPS) and third party vendors (i.e. audio visual company and videographer).
    • Coordinate and confirm livestreaming equipment with Technology Based Learning Director and Events Program Specialist.
    • Coordinate and confirm digital streaming media formatting conversions and Adobe Connect uploads.
    • Provide on-site logistical support for the 2018 Delegate Assembly and Summer Conference digital livestreaming engagement. .
    • Review 2017 Senior Leadership project on digital engagements for Goodwill events.
    • Research other association digital streaming engagement strategy plans and set up template. 
    • Research other digital streaming platforms and current costs based on current discussion and compare
    • Research and record historical quantitative and qualitative data. 
    • Assist with developing key questions to survey key stakeholders.
    • Create marketing templates to enhance members’ experience during the digital engagement.
    • Create DGR Micro-learning templates alongside the Technology Based Learning Director
    • Other duties as assigned.




    • Internal: Frequent interaction with Leadership and Learning team. Frequent contact with the Events Program Specialist and Technology Based Learning Director
    • GII Members: Frequent contact with members at all levels that participate at GII events. 
    • External: Frequent contact with vendors.


    A. Experience in event management and digital engagement with strong onsite event management skills. 

    B. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
    C. Ability to develop innovative new approaches for increased member engagement.

    D. Ability to navigate and maximize event technology and social media platforms.
    E. Ability to set, manage and meet deadlines under changing conditions and circumstances.
    F. Effective data collection and analytics design and reporting skills.
    G. Strong understanding of Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Connect and/or other meeting platforms.
    H. Ability to work with team members from different departments and levels within GII, local Goodwill organizations and others.
    I. Ability to research industry trends and make recommendations for incorporation and implementation.
    J. Strong oral and written communication for drafting event marketing material and communicating with members.
    K. Strong time management, organization skills and attention to detail that produces high quality work while managing multiple tasks.
    L. Ability to work well in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
    M. Ability to adapt to rapid change, learn quickly and deploy new systems and applications.
    N. Ability to travel to two events 1.) Delegate Assembly, June 23 – June 27, 2018 in Williamsburg, VA and 2.) Summer Conference, July 28 – August 1, 2018 in Austin, TX.


    Working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and relevant work experience.

    Online and digital event marketing experience.

    Works independently and make decisions aligned with general guidance. Prioritizes work based on deadlines and objectives to deliver at expected quality.


    Regular - Latitude is given to this position to select appropriate procedure(s).  The work is reviewed for the approaches, procedures and methodologies used to complete the work.  Some guidance and review may be required on special or unusual work problems and projects. Work is reviewed to assure that it is conceptually sound and meets assignment objectives.



    Medium; occasional lifting 50 pounds maximum with periodic lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.  Some walking and standing with office setting; may be accommodated.



    Occasional short deadlines (with little or no notice). Work environment sometimes hectic with occasional periods of high stress.


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