The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division is looking for a Marketing Intern to provide writing and design support to the Development Department. This position will gain valuable experience in the fields of PR and Marketing while working for a well-known community based nonprofit organization.  Position is based in the Division Headquarters in Carnegie, PA.


  • Write original content including feature articles, news releases, media advisories, newsletters and social media posts
  • Assist in the Division’s comprehensive social media strategy to increase fundraising efforts, visibility and traffic across digital platforms (including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, TikTok and other emerging platforms)
  • Collaborate with the Director of Marketing and PR and the Creative Design Manager to create and upload content on branded social media platforms
  • Help develop print and digital materials to support Division-wide initiatives (brochures, postcards, signage, social media graphics, etc.)
  • Attend community events and PR interviews as opportunities arise
  • Prepare event materials, distribute agendas and take minutes during applicable departmental and Division-wide meetings
  • Edit and shoot photos and video on and off-site at events across the Division
  • Manage, label and archive design files, as well as photos and videos
  • Refresh and update marketing collateral
  • Monitor trends and review user-generated content surrounding The Salvation Army brand
  • Pitch original ideas and conduct research as needed to enhance The Salvation Army’s visibility and help increase the efficiency of the department
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Exceptional writing and editing skills (knowledge of AP style is a plus)
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Strong communicator, ability to interact and work with employees and stakeholders from all levels of the organization
  • Experience with online content management systems (WordPress, Drupal, or similar) and social media management systems (Facebook Business Manager, Hootsuite, etc.) is beneficial, but not required
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign) is not required, but a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (including Word, PowerPoint and Forms)
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time, bend, stoop, and lift up to 20 pounds.

Education and Experience:

  • Currently enrolled as a student at an accredited academic institution
  • Has an interest in communications, marketing, public relations, advertising, business, event management or related fields

Please visit the company website to apply.