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Position Summary:

The Marketing and Communications Department is responsible for sharing the message of Catskill Animal Sanctuary. This department interacts with every other department in the Sanctuary in order to promote our diverse programs, support fundraising endeavors, share the stories of our animal residents, and grow our audience. The Communications intern will work with the Marketing and Communications team to provide crucial support with a range of tasks. This role reports to the Communications Manager.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing administrative tasks, such as research, data entry, and follow-up phone calls
  • Replying to social media comments and messages, with the supervision of the Communications Manager and the Communications & Retail Associate
  • Interacting with our animal residents to capture compelling photos and videos to share with our audience
  • Cataloguing and organizing existing marketing/communications materials (such as photos in our digital database)
  • Suggest and potentially create¬† fun and educational content for our social media platforms



  • Have an understanding of and be able to effectively communicate the philosophy and mission of Catskill Animal Sanctuary
  • Be knowledgeable about the sentience and suffering of farmed animals, and the benefits of vegan living
  • Be able to work independently
  • Have excellent research skills and be detail-oriented
  • Be available for a minimum 16 hours per week for 16 weeks (preferably 8 hours/week remote; 8 hours/week onsite) for a minimum of 8 hours a week
  • Have experience with a variety of social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Pinterest


  • Work with like-minded and committed animal activists
  • Access to online events and course content at the discretion of the Communications Manager
  • Gain experience beneficial for future employment
  • Make professional contacts and references
  • Potential for academic credit

To apply: Please email with a resume, cover letter, and three references. Please include your availability based on the requirements above.

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  • Company Address 316 Old Stage Rd, Saugerties, NY 12477, USA
  • City Saugerties
  • Location New York
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