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Job Title:
Digital Marketing Intern
Job ID:
Job Function:
Full/Part Time:
Job Category:
Marketing & Communications
Washington, DC US
Business Unit:
States & Community Engagement
Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name.  As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

Summary Statement

The Marketing Intern will support the Create the Good team in managing website content, social media profiles, and advertising campaigns. Create the Good connects those interested in volunteering with local volunteer opportunities.



  • Write and schedule social media posts. Stay current on social media trends and notify team of trends to consider for implementation.
  • Respond to inquiries submitted via social media and email.
  • Assist with writing and editing copy.
  • Regularly review content on website for appropriateness, timeliness and quality, as well as help in the development of new website pages.
  • Monitor campaign and website performance via analytic tools and provide feedback and actionable insights to business stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Detail-oriented individual with a basic working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Understanding of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Pinterest. Experience managing a profile on one or more of the sites is preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML.
  • Experience or familiarity with web publishing and production.
  • Metrics driven with the ability to analyze and optimize campaign performance.
  • Experience with analytics tools like Google Analytics.
  • Experience with Drupal, Salesforce, Photoshop and/or Dreamweaver a plus.
  • Fluent in written Spanish a plus.
  • Able to commit at least 20 – 30 hours per week.

Benefits Offered

Interns are classified as Non Exempt and are not eligible for benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.  AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.



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