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Posted: 02/23/2017

West Harlem Community Preservation Organization

West Harlem Community Preservation Organization is a non-profit grassroots volunteer organization that brings together the many and varied community organizations– residents, tenants, organizations, businesses, and institutions to resolve issues, advocate for services, and amplify our unique and diverse community. Founded in 1996, the West Harlem CPO's mission is to inform, educate and advocate on issues that impact the quality of life in West Harlem. We seek to celebrate the diverse people, culture, and communities of West Harlem and to preserve its unique architecture and historic places.

Program and Marketing Associate
Internship Opportunity
New York City, NY

The West Harlem Program and Marketing Intern will assist in the development, execution, and marketing of West Harlem Community Preservation's spring conference and marketing. Conference is organized with the Historic District Council's annual event. The intern will help core leadership team with assessing the current communication systems and building the organization's visibility, outreach, and impact.

The internship is a career development opportunity designed to give emerging professionals a venue for learning and improving skills in public program development, community engagement; marketing, and evaluation.

Length of Position: 3-4 months

Schedule: 8-10 hours per week

Responsibilities include assisting staff

  • Assess and develop organizational and marketing structure
  • Research outreach strategies and cultivate relationships with new community members
  • Expand marketing base and create social media structured around public engagement
  • Document and participate in program evaluation and recommend strategies for improvement
  • Provide general administrative support


Resourceful, creative, detail-oriented and results-driven team player

Organizational skills are a must

Works well under project deadlines

Strong communication skills like writing for different mediums.

Ability to work well with others as well as independently

Computer experience in Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe Suite, PowerPoint and social media

Background in historic preservation, architecture, museum studies, history, anthropology, communication or other related field desirable, but not required

Bilingual a plus

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please send email to westharlemcpo@gmail.com with a brief cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in the position and/or organization. Be yourself.

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