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Marketing Intern

Summary

ABLEnow is administered by Virginia529, an independent state agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia that manages the nation’s largest college savings plan. Adhering to the same high standards that have built and strengthened that successful program, Virginia529 is dedicated to establishing ABLEnow as a recognized leader in meeting the unique financial needs of people with disabilities. We are proud to provide our customers with the opportunity to save and invest in a tax-advantaged account without impacting essential disability benefits. Our employees are the heart of our organization’s success, which is why we believe in promoting an engaging, positive, and rewarding workplace. Working for Virginia529 provides an opportunity to do meaningful work and contribute your talent to a collaborative organization.

Our Marketing team is looking for a talented, motivated individual to join our team this summer as a Marketing Intern. This person will assist with outreach efforts and communication projects to help educate the disability community about the ABLEnow program.

People with disabilities and disability community advocates are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to HR@virginia529.com by April 10, 2020 for consideration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with existing and prospective customers using effective outreach methods including traditional and social media.
  • Assist with the research and development of content for marketing channels.
  • Make recommendations to improve performance of marketing campaigns.
  • Support the marketing team in daily administrative tasks.
  • Periodically attend outreach events to educate the disability community about ABLEnow.
  • Occasionally assist with Virginia529 marketing assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma; college student with a focus on Marketing, Communications, Disability Studies or related field preferred
  • Excellent communication skills to deliver accurate program information at expos and in other forms of interpersonal contact
  • Desire to work with the disability community
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proficiency with MS Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Some night and weekend hours may be required