• Ellavate Solutions

Marketing, Communications, & Social Media Intern



Company: Ellavate Solutions

Reports to: Dr. Ella Washington, CEO, and Carolyn Adkerson, VP

Compensation: Optional Course Credit [Must be set up by the student]

Location: Remote

Travel: N/A


Ellavate Solutions provides diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy and training for organizations looking to commit to systematic cultural changes in how they recruit, develop, engage and assess performance. At Ellavate Solutions, we apply the same values and beliefs to our staff as we do to our clients, and we truly believe in fostering open communication, collaboration, and results in the workplace. Our people-centric approach and entrepreneurial work environment will allow you to discover and cultivate your passions, learn from and work closely with talented colleagues, and shape your own professional development and career. Learn more about Ellavate Solutions.


The internet is constantly changing, and so is social media. We are looking for someone who is able to move at the quick pace of the digital world! You will need to be passionate about staying up to date with online trends, and also be able to focus when deadlines are approaching. In this role, you will have the opportunity to create content, collateral and social media strategies that showcase Ellavate Solutions and our tertiary brand, Ella F. Washington, service offerings and help our team explore new ways of engaging our clients and followers. You should have a clear understanding of direct-to-consumer marketing strategies through owned media channels, experience working with marketing tools & platforms, comfortable working with complex data and be ready to support ongoing campaign efforts. We expect you to be an integral member of the Ellavate Solutions team and provide new thinking on how to leverage marketing technologies to evolve the overall engagement strategy.


  • Help to coordinate production of new program launches

  • Assist with creating monthly calendar of social media content for 1-2 brands

  • Copy editing client deliverables

  • Create monthly metric tracking reports for all social media accounts

  • Monitor all social media channels for new trends, creative ideas, and suggestions

  • Bring new, creative and out-of-the-box ideas to the team

  • Stay up to date on current marketing strategies and tools


  • Undergraduate candidate in Marketing, Digital Marketing, Communications or related discipline (or comparable work experience in a related field)

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

  • Deep dedication to Ellavate’s mission, exemplified by strong personal and professional ethics and integrity

  • Highly proficient in Google applications, including Gmail and Drive

  • Technologically savvy; ability to find more efficient ways to operate using digital tools and systems

  • Display excellent and versatile verbal and written communication skills including the ability to compose strong formal business correspondence and other professional documents

  • Proven independent problem-solving skills

  • Manage numerous requests/deliverables simultaneously

  • Desire to grow and learn within the practice


  • Dynamic, resourceful, thoughtful, and solution-oriented

  • Experience in copywriting and video editing

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong knowledge of social media trends and platforms

  • Experience solving strategic problems and challenges using marketing tech and AI

  • Experience with marketing platforms including: Mailchimp, Hubspot, Hootsuite, LinkTree, Wix, Canva, YouTube, Later

  • A passion for marketing, technology and influencing user behavior

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

  • Be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship during the intern program

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; handles stressful or high-pressure situations with a calm focus

  • Adaptable and flexible; ability to shift in different directions, and still be outcome-focused

  • Unafraid of new challenges, even if they may fail

  • Independent worker; enjoys working with little or no direction at times

  • Enjoys finding creative solutions or unconventional ways of getting things done


Please provide your resume, a cover letter on why you are interested in the position, and a work sample of previous relevant work or other writing samples and social media handles. to Resumes are accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. All candidates will undergo an interview process with Ellavate Solution’s leadership in order to learn more about your qualities and experiences that will qualify you for the role.