Digital Marketing and Communications Intern


This is an exciting opportunity for aspiring communication majors and social activists! Operation BBQ Relief is a non-profit disaster relief organization that provides hot BBQ meals to those affected by disasters and the first responders helping those communities. In 2017, we were recognized by CNN Heroes as one of the top 10 finalist for Hero of the Year. We are looking to grow our social media team. College students that have a passion to serve in the non-profit world, are creative and want to use their skills in social media to make a difference are perfect candidates for this position.

This summer internship will run (June-August), requiring approximately 10 hours per week with flexible hours. We would prefer the person be in the Kansas City metro area, but for the right candidate, we will consider virtual. For the right person, this could become a paid position.


The Intern will help create content for our daily/weekly social media calendar; utilizing collateral including, but not limited to: searching our photo/video library for compelling content to include in posts while also using their creativity and skills to find ways to engage our followers.


Candidates must have a passion to help people and a desire to make a difference in communities affected by disaster. Must have completed two years of college with intended major in Communication, Marketing, Social Work, Education, or Journalism. Must understand how to utilize the tools in Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to boost, promote and advertise on these platforms. Understanding how to use Hootsuite and Mail Chimp is a plus.

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Operation BBQ Relief is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.