The Editorial & Marketing Associate is an internship position based in NYC working directly with the VP of Marketing & Communications to identify and develop compelling contents for communication and advocacy. It is particularly intended for students and recent graduates in journalism and non-fiction writing courses and can be adapted to meet your curriculum schedule. Epic’s mission to make giving the norm relies heavily on targeted communication, story-telling and advocacy, and the Associate will promote the messages of the Epic communications strategy by researching & writing articles and contents for print, digital, social media and books that support it. Acting like a journalist in their approach, the Associate will likely be working towards a degree in communication, preferably in Journalism, or have recently graduated in that field. They will explore topics centered on philanthropy, giving, corporate life, millennials and generational shifts through research and field interviews to produce short or extended reports, stories and facts used across Epic communications. The Associate will collaborate with other members of the communications and social media team and the in-house graphic design team to produce video stories and other advocacy materials in English which will lay out Epic’s case for embracing giving as a norm.
Epic is a global nonprofit startup where focus, expertise, agility and passion are used to change the lives of disadvantaged children by providing impact-oriented giving opportunities to individuals and corporations. At the heart of Manhattan and in 7 cities around the world, our team gathers purpose-driven individuals who use their skills to change society. Working for Epic gives you the opportunity to drive strategic influence in nonprofit advocacy, grow and leverage a network of contacts across the US and achieve social impact. The position is ideal for candidates with experience writing for blogs or newspapers who are genuinely interested in fact-based, analytical work presented in a compelling way. If you have a curious mind, ability to research autonomously, good communication skills and an appetite for proactive interactions with a wide array of professionals to advance social change, you may be a great fit.