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Location Fairfax, Virginia

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Job Description

Title: Digital Media Intern

Supervisor: Digital Product Manager

Location: US-Fairfax or Remote

Department: Content Delivery

Pay is $20.00/hr. Position is eligible for 401k match after meeting eligibility requirements.

Why You’ll Love Working Here:

  • AVIXA is a global organization that celebrates diversity of thought, background, demographics, and experience. Learn more about us!
  • The AV industry is truly inspiring, changing how people experience the world.
  • We’re headquartered in Fairfax, VA but also have a widely distributed team. We recognize that talented people live all over the world.
  • Our team likes to have fun and enjoy a good meal, even when we’re not together. We also expect everyone to have a strong opinion on whether a hot dog is a sandwich!
  • Our values: Trust, Heart, Courage. No buzzwords here. We take these seriously and live them every day.
  • Our people: you will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, and thoughtful leaders and teams.


Overview of Position and Sample Projects:

AVIXA (Audiovisual & Integrated Experience Association) is seeking a Digital Media Intern to join our Content Delivery team. You will work directly with our content staff and digital product team, focusing on SEO initiatives while learning and assisting with a variety of digital content projects. This internship is best suited for someone interested in digital marketing, content (articles and videos), and/or digital business career paths. Bonus points if you’re passionate about technology (AV or otherwise)!

AVIXA is the trade association and professional society that serves the audiovisual industry worldwide. In a time where the way that we communicate and experience the world has undergone such a notable evolution, technology is more integrated globally than ever, and we’re here for it.

Our vision is to serve as a trusted hub for the industry to connect, grow their knowledge and business, and be inspired. We’re focused on expanding the reach of our online presence and reach more members of the AV industry and want you to join us in this endeavor!

Projects in this internship would include:

  • Composing and publishing metadata for our websites
  • Refreshing content on our websites (primarily AVIXA.org and our community, AVIXA Xchange) to optimize for SEO
  • Collaborate on content creation, digital publishing and SEO best practices to be shared company wide
  • Creating content for AVIXA.org as well as for AVIXA Xchange, such as articles
  • Attending digital product management meetings and composing user stories
  • Collaborate on initiatives to improve user experience on digital platforms
  • Assisting the video content team with captioning

Qualifications:

An ideal candidate would have the following qualities:

  • Highly organized – with minimal direction you are able to keep track of many projects, requirements, communicate progress, note roadblocks
    1. Bonus points for experience working in a project management platform such as Click Up
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once – you are comfortable switching between assignments while having the ability to determine priority and make appropriate progress on the most important tasks
  • Advanced writing skills – you are used to composing content for a variety of needs and audiences and are able to communicate in a way that is easily consumable for your audience
    1. Writing for an audience focused on building technical skills and knowledge a plus!
  • Curious – a strong desire for continuous learning and proactively identifies opportunities and suggests solutions

Education:

  • Currently enrolled in 4-year college or university with focus in digital marketing, digital product management, digital content, SEO or related field

Experience Level:

  • Entry

Technical Skills:

  • Familiarity with MS Office Suite
  • Basic understanding of SEO best practices for digital content
  • Experience with Google Analytics or other digital metrics platform is ideal, not required

Other skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • Communication (oral and written)
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Professional interaction with all levels of employees and outside contacts
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

This description describes the general duties and responsibilities of the position. It is not a complete list of duties and the employee may be required to take on additional duties and responsibilities as required by the needs of the association.

EEO Policy Statement: “It is the policy of AVIXA to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, and to recruit, hire, train, promote, and compensate persons in all jobs without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law.”