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Have you got a skill set that you’re looking to apply to a worthy and rewarding endeavor? Then we’re on the look-out for you. While our Board may be diverse in make-up and rich in experience – we are always striving to deepen our understanding of how we can better serve our community. We’d love to hear from you and find a home for your talent and passion within our organization. We regularly connect people and aspirations with opportunity and success — bring your gumption and drive and join us today.


RETAIL MARKETING/BRAND INTERN
( RISE- a non profit organization in Mercer County)

The intern will Work collaboratively with the RISE team in the following capacity:

  • Responsible for the coordination and execution of businesses plans that meet brand strategies and deliver corporate growth
  • Identify and communicate sales opportunities ;, developing execution plans with trade marketing and field sales functions to close business gaps on sales and/or spend
  • Provide the detailed analysis required to make recommendations on allocations of Incremental funds to be spent against key corporate initiatives
  • Ensures Store Managers have the knowledge and understanding of the specific tactical plans necessary for successful execution of the marketing strategy
  • Stays current on local competitive and market conditions through continuous research with community publications, journals, online resources, and any other means needed to know the market fully
  • Following up and measuring the success of advertising/marketing efforts
  • Developing and promoting ideas for sales and displays/merchandising in both stores
  • Presenting result and recommendations to the Board/Executive Director at monthly meetings
  • Assisting in writing grants and reaching out to new donors/grantees.
  • Representing the organization at various meetings/events
  • Prospecting new customers through various grassroots marketing techniques as well as presenting new innovative ideas

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • MBA a plus (interest in non-profit/retail management preferred)
  • Experience with analysis of retail promotion effectiveness and efficiency
  • Proficiency in analytical methods across multiple businesses & customers
  • Technical ability to abstract, report and recommend information from our register
  • Intermediate/Expert at Microsoft Office and other relevant computer programs/databases

We are a hands-on, roll-up sleeve kind of organization and looking for innovative thinkers, hard workers, and individuals who like to have fun!!!


SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING INTERN
(RISE- a non-profit organization in Mercer County)

The intern will Work collaboratively with the RISE team in the following capacity:

  • Planning and executing web, marketing database, email, newsletters, tweets, social media and display advertising campaigns
  • Measuring and reporting performance of digital marketing campaigns, and assessing against goals i.e. return on investment and key performance indicators (ROI and KPIs)
  • Identifying trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Utilizing customer relationship management (CRM) system to identify key market populations, create relevant messaging/campaigns for those audiences, and develop ways to measure engagement
  • Collaborating with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience
  • Utilizing strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
  • Overseeing content development and delivery across multiple web sites and other digital channels
  •  Making strategic recommendations for our marketing campaigns. This includes regularly researching relevant tactics that can be put into motion.
  • Increasing social media presence through daily posting of online activities and news items to LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Craigslist, and Facebook.
  • Managing our online EBAY store

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in marketing or related field. A desire to pursue a career in non-profit would be ideal.
  • Knowledge in digital marketing.
  • Demonstrable experience managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns.
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate.
  • Experience in optimizing landing pages.
  • Knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics).
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking.
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement.
  • Basic/working knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Proficient in in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, etc. would be helpful.

We are a hands-on, roll-up sleeve kind of organization and looking for innovative thinkers, hard workers, and individuals who enjoy having fun!!

generous donors supplied goods to be repurposed through our Greater Goods Stores in 2015

students were ready for their first day of school with essential supplies from the Rise Backpack Drive

individuals received job skills via volunteerism at Food Pantry/Greater Goods.

“Rise is a small organization that does great wonders.”

“I have been involved with Rise for over 15 years, serving several times as its President. We are certainly more visible now with the Greater Goods Thrift Stores and the Rise to the Task Dinners held each week. All of these pieces attract volunteers; and the more...

“Rise is how I rediscovered my sense of community.”

“I grew up in East Windsor and have lived in our Hightstown home for nine years; since we moved back to be with my parents. But when they passed away, I needed to find a new way to love this community again. Rise is how I rediscovered that sense of community. There...

“I am excited to work with Rise.”

“There is a strong sense of community at Rise and a forward momentum in each of the programs and services that RISE provides to the community. I am excited to work with RISE to build upon this momentum to strengthen its impact on the community for generations to come....

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