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Marketing Intern

Intern (Volunteer)

San Diego and/or Remote

Rolling application. Priority given to applications submitted before May 31st.


We are seeking a driven and enthusiastic Marketing intern to join our Communications team. This is a great opportunity for students or recent graduates to gain hands on experience and mentorship. 

Position responsibilities include to: 

  • Collaborate with the Communication’s team to develop and execute campaigns and strategies

  • Conduct market research and analyze data to support marketing initiatives, contribute to the creation of marketing materials such as fliers, emails, and social media contents

  • Help manage social media accounts and website

  • Assist with strategizing event programing and outreach efforts

  • Assist with Search Engine Marketing using Google Keyword Ads

  • Attend Communication and staff meetings

  • Further duties as assigned


  • Enrolled in a marketing, communications, or related field of study

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • Familiarity with social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube

  • Ability to balance multiple projects and meet deadlines

  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Basic knowledge of graphic design software, such as Canva, is a plus


OTTA United is a youth-founded, youth-led 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission to organize powerful youth for an inclusive, equitable, and sustainable future.

OTTA United values authenticity and passion. We play the role of coalition builders and mentors within our communities, sharing knowledge, resources, credit, and impact. And as a justice-oriented, impact-driven, and people-centered organization, our perspective grounds us with who we serve and the work we do while advancing our mission.

Applications are a two-way street. We make our values as an organization clear to you to make sure our team is the right fit—and we hope we are! Here are some things to keep in mind:

  • Our team values flexibility and taking initiative over structure and top-down delegation. This philosophy is not a good fit for all, so we want to be clear upfront. If you thrive in dynamic, open environments, this is the place for you.

  • We value meaningful impact and support. We seek to authentically serve both our audience and our team members alike.

  • We are committed to being an inclusive and diverse group of people. These values are reflected in our hiring practices, decision-making, and programs.

  • Our team and organization are growth-minded and development-focused. We always have room to improve, at all levels of our organization!

  • Our organization promotes honesty, communication, and integrity. These values allow us to be an effective team.

  • We praise creativity and ingenuity. Nothing is more exciting than thinking outside of the box or challenging the status quo.

  • We prefer personability over professionalism, at least in internal settings.

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