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Marketing Intern, Part Time

Connect Transit

Connect Transit

Marketing & Communications
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Marketing Intern, Part Time

Connect Transit is celebrating over 50 years of service as the primary public transit system for the Bloomington-Normal area, providing quality transportation to residents, allowing them to live spontaneously. Our mission is to provide safe, reliable transportation and access to opportunity to strengthen and enrich individual lives, our community, the economy, and the environment. All of our employees are vital in supporting this mission, read on to see how you can be part of it too!

Job Description:

As the Connect Transit Marketing Intern you will work closely with our Marketing Department in their support of each department in our organization, and work towards cementing Connect Transit as a community partner utilizing various tools and skills. The Marketing Department has exciting opportunities as we roll out a new messaging campaign, redesign our website, and gather public feedback via in person meetings and digital platforms.


  • $15.00 per hour, up to 20 hours per week

What We Offer:

  • Free bus pass
  • A team atmosphere with Trainers, Supervisors, and coworkers who want to see you succeed in your internship.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Collaborate with the Marketing Department, internal teams, clients, and partners on development of marketing strategy.
  • Support with marketing activities in various areas, including advertising, social media, and community presence.
  • Assist in the creation and production of signage, online promotion, bus wraps, on bus advertising, internal communication, rider guides, blog posts, etc.
  • Assist in the distribution or delivery of marketing materials.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of event efforts.
  • Identify community partnerships and help maintain existing relationships.
  • Help identify marketing trends and key opportunities for innovation.
  • Work with various types of software for digital marketing.
  • Assist in upkeep of marketing materials – photos, print material, giveaways, etc.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License
  • Acceptable driving record (No serious traffic or license violations within the last five years)
  • Pass federal background check and pre-employment drug test.
  • Ability to:
    • Work independently yet take verbal and written direction.
    • Work collaboratively and discuss ideas in a respectful manner.
    • Work when needed, including some nights and weekends as dictated by events and your own availability.
    • Manage multiple priorities with excellent attention to detail.
    • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
    • Meet the physical demands required of this position.
    • Take detailed notes about project needs.

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with and past management of various social media platforms.
  • Experience in Adobe Suite & Microsoft Suite applications; or
  • Experience in digital photography/videography and editing; or
  • Experience in website editing/blog post creation

Examples of work or portfolio welcome.

* Connect Transit provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.