NLC Marketing Communications Intern Job Description

Receive a behind the scenes look at what’s involved with marketing and promoting a successful national event by serving as an NLC Marketing Communications Intern in Dallas.

NLC Marketing Communications Interns will provide support and assistance to National Staff by serving as a general photographer, videographer and social media correspondent for the National Leadership Conference. Capture and highlight the people, places and events taking place throughout the week in an effort to successfully document and promote NLC. Photographs, video clips and communications will be used in a variety of ways throughout the conference including promotion through official National Social Media platforms. Interns must be available to work/cover a series of events throughout NLC including but not limited to:
  • Opening General Session
  • Exhibitor Showcase
  • Digital Learning Lab
  • Special Partner-Sponsored Events
  • Virtual College Experience
  • Award Program(s)
  • BPA Day of Service / BPA Texas Hoedown

Qualities Marketing Interns should possess include:
  • Artistic ability; the ability to use colors, shadows, shades, light and distance to compose good photographs and video
  • Creativity; the ability to capture and promote the people, places and events taking place through written words and in video narratives
  • Interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate effectively with attendees at NLC to achieve successful composition in a photograph
  • Knowledge and experience with digital photography, videography and writing
  • Time management skills;  the ability to cover multiple events in one day and meet schedule deadlines for delivery of marketing materials captured for use in postings

Serving as a Marketing Communications Intern will open up networking opportunities at the conference through interaction with alumni, national partners, as well as BPA students and advisors from other states. Interns will work daily with Director of Strategic Advancement to create, produce and deliver event marketing promotions for use by the National Center to highlight and showcase NLC. Experience taking video and photos with digital technology and previous writing capabilities are considered a plus.

Local Advisor approval/sign-off is required

There are two internship opportunities available.
All applications will be reviewed and finalists will be selected after NLC registration and local advisor approval are confirmed.