Summer 2012 Internship: Digital Marketing Intern

Posted on May 9th, 2012 by Tiffany Categories Interns

 The REFUGE Group, a rapidly growing integrated marketing strategies firm, is looking for a Houston resident who is proficient in and an active user of digital and interactive media.  The ideal candidate will be creative, self-motivated, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and will possess a positive and professional approach when working with a variety of people.


To perform well in this internship you need to enjoy using and have working knowledge of social and news bookmarking sites as well as understand the power of a social media presence for brands and products.  Students working toward a college degree in marketing, advertising, communications, public relations, or journalism are preferred.       
Job Description:

 ● Learn how to create and maintain an effective marketing campaign across all interactive media including client websites, Google, Facebook,  Twitter, YouTube and blogs

 ● Learn the nuances of client management from sitting in on meetings to hands on account administration experience 

See the principles of marketing in action for both interactive and traditional marketing

Contribute to our clients’ and our own social networking initiatives, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube updates and maintenance.

Explore new digital communication mediums, including blogging, podcasting, mobile applications, etc.

Proactively create and maintain online conversation. 

Ensure all technical aspects of the websites are functioning correctly and offer solutions as they arise

Track, analyze, and report the results of marketing campaigns

For the right candidate, there is an excellent opportunity to grow with the company.  This is an unpaid internship (application for school credit encouraged) for a minimum 15-20 hours per week at an office in the Washington Corridor/Memorial Park area.  Please provide resume and cover letter citing examples of social media usage to If you would like additional information, please feel free to email or call Alexzandria Cormier-Hill at (713) 528-0200 x 103.