As a volunteer-driven, donor-supported, community-based organization, the way we communicate our mission and value to our stakeholders is crucial for our growth. As our Communications Intern, you’ll work directly with executive leadership at Mott Haven Fridge to create and execute a cohesive communications strategy across multiple platforms and mediums.


  • Email marketing to existing subscribers

  • Text message marketing to existing subscribers

  • Perform regular qualitative and quantitative analysis of email marketing, and text message campaigns

  • Maintain and add to our list of press contacts

  • Write and distribute press releases about upcoming events to increase public awareness

  • Send pitches to media sources and influencers with an appeal for support

  • Meet regularly with executive leadership to reflect on and improve our communications strategies

  • Collaborate with staff, interns, and pro-bono volunteers (graphic designers, videographers, etc.) to ensure unified messaging across platforms, mediums, and stakeholders


  • (Above all) a passion for making a change in the social impact sector

  • Prior experience in or strong interest in creating and executing social media campaigns, including social media analytics and content calendar creation and management

  • Prior experience in or strong interest in communicating with the press and other media outlets

  • A self-starter spirit and the desire to independently tackle problems and proactively devise solutions with

  • Minimal supervision is absolutely essential

  • The ability to stay accountable to hours worked and complete tasks in a timely manner in a virtual, asynchronous environment is absolutely essential.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks

  • The ability to thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced startup environment