Intern Opportunities

Virtuous Communications provides spiritual guidance and resources for young women who are searching for fulfillment. This ministry focuses on women of color who tend to have similar life experiences. gaLife, the online program, fills a real need for women in search of resources that are biblically sound and culturally relevant. We create online content that is culturally relevant and easy to understand.

Vision and Values

Our vision is to be one of the biblical resources that interrupts women’s lives, but is a known, reliable resource for when they have questions about God. We do this by being present in places where women hang out in person and online. Our events will consist of fun activities that women enjoy. Virtuous Communications, Inc. will leverage our ministry and life experiences to develop creative effective programming.

We value the characteristics of authenticity, fearlessness and freedom.

1. Marketing and Social Media Intern 

Description: The Marketing and Social Media Intern assists the Executive Director with the planning, implementation, and tracking of all marketing and social media efforts, both paid and organic, to increase brand awareness, influence, and enrollment. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn while leading new initiatives in outreach.

Supervised: The Marketing and Social Media Manager is accountable to and evaluated by the Executive Director, a DTS ThM graduate.

Responsibilities: 

  1. Develop and execute annual marketing and advertising strategy for programs, events, and other initiatives through various channels including: print, digital, organic and paid social media. Includes content marketing, traditional advertising, search engine marketing (SEM), social media marketing, and email marketing.
  2. Research our market, define personas, and develop strategies to reach and engage those audiences.
  3. Create and develop effective content for print and digital advertising.
  4. Coordinate with the Editor to administer the approved marketing budget and ensure cohesion between brand and enrollment marketing efforts.
  5. Develop quarterly plan for creating relevant content topics related to our strategic objectives for all paid and organic marketing campaigns.
  6. Analyze and review key performance metrics for various marketing campaigns and channels (digital, social media, and traditional/print) and provide weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports to ensure goals and objectives are being attained.
  7. Manage the day-to-day activity on social media accounts a. Curate and manage all published content (images, video and written). b. Monitor, listen and respond to users. c. Create and manage organic and paid social media promotional campaigns. d. Monitor trends in social media tools, applications, channels, design and strategy. e. Analyze key metrics and tweak strategy as needed.f.Advocate for Virtuous Communications, Inc. in social media spaces, engaging in conversations and answering questions where appropriate.

Essential Skills to know or eager to learn: 

  1. Digital marketing (creating and targeting ads, audiences, implementing tracking codes, etc.)
  2. Search engine marketing (Google Ads)
  3. Social media platform analytics
  4. Google Analytics
  5. Project management

Qualifications: 

  • Proficient presentation, and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with necessary technological software and tools to effectively generate, place, and monitor media placements
  • Graphic design and/or photography skills a plus 

2. General Internship (two available positions)

Description: The General Intern assists the organization in various areas.

Assist Development with:

  • the annual fundraising plan and budget. Develop revenue and expense reports for all fundraiser events after the event is completed.
  • the preparation of grants/project proposals and progress reports as required by program contract and agreements.
  • Search and research potential donors and foundations to identify and evaluate potential funding sources.

Assists Board with:

  • Maintaining the organizational master calendar
  • Emails meeting notices, track RSVP’s for meetings and send reminders
  • Email minutes and board reports, keep accurate records via hard copies and files
  • Secure department reports from board members prior to meetings

Assist Marketing with:

  • Assessing interests of readers by conducting focus groups, develop and conduct reader surveys
  • Compiling a list of topics and themes, representing the needs, concerns, and interests of the gaLaxy
  • Through communication with ministries and the focus group, encourage members of the gaLaxy to send in comments and questions to be published
  • Assist the publisher and editor in developing a response to readers’ reactions
  • Promote gaLife events through grassroot efforts
  • Manage the day-to-day activity on social media accounts:
    • Curate and manage all published content (images, video and written).
    • Monitor, listen and respond to users.
    • Create and manage organic and paid social media promotional campaigns.
    • Monitor trends in social media tools, applications, channels, design and strategy.
    • Analyze key metrics and tweak strategy as needed.
    • Advocate for gaLife in social media spaces, engaging in conversations and answering questions where appropriate.

Assist Editorial with:

  • Works with the programs and marketing/social media areas to market and distribute content.
  • Content review, layout, cover design and delivery to the printer in accordance with established deadlines.
  • Editing or overseeing the editing process of various projects.
  • Website content maintenance.

3. Other internship opportunities include:

  • Writers
  • Staff editors
  • Graphic Artists
  • Photographers

Virtuous Communications, Inc. is a Christian non-profit organization. It therefore requires the person to possess the following:

  • A reputation of honesty, integrity, gratitude and hospitality in all personal dealings.
  • An allegiance to Christ and the church.
  • Affirmation of gaLife’s vision, mission, values and agrees to our statement of faith.

Send inquiries to: Irrayna Uribe, Executive Director, Irrayna@gaLonline.org