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Truth in Accounting is a nonprofit whose mission is to educate and empower citizens with understandable, reliable and transparent government financial information. We analyze financial conditions for each of the 50 states, cities, and the federal government to produce truthful, transparent and timely information. 

Social Media and Online Marketing Internship

Description: We are looking for an intern to assist with our social media marketing efforts. This is a part-time position (20 hours per week). The social media and online marketing intern will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence, brand awareness and driving internet traffic.  The intern will be expected to help create and publish content and promote events and/or programs.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Utilize internet marketing and marketing techniques to increase traffic and brand awareness
  • Maintain and increase our social media presence
  • Assist in planning, writing and pitching news releases, media alerts and other stories
  • Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions and tools for marketing and communications
  • Other marketing activities as assigned by manager

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Mac and PC Platform-Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, etc.
  • Solid Understanding of the internet and social media channels- Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram etc.
  • Ability to proofread and edit
  • Ability to contribute individually and as a team

Compensation: $10.00 an hour

How to Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Katherine Oxenreiter at koxenreiter@truthinaccounting.org
 

Press and Communications Internship

Description:  Truth in Accounting (TIA) seeks an intern to work in press relations and communications. We seek a bright, ambitious intern in college or graduate school. The ideal candidate would have strong writing skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Key activities would include:

  • Writing op-eds, featured charts for our web site, newsletter content and letters to the editor
  • Handling or delegating media inquiries
  • Assisting staff in tracking articles for media logs
  • Reaching out to 5-10 reporters/week, identified from our Morning Call newsletter
  • Contributing to Twitter and Facebook activities, focusing on press relations
  • Distributing weekly Featured Charts to selected audience, handle or delegate media inquiries

 The candidate will gain solid grounding in building and cultivating media relations for a non-profit organization.  In addition, content skills related to government fiscal conditions and transparency will be developed. The candidate should enjoy working with a team and independently, have strong organizational skills and interest in learning.  

Compensation: $10.00 an hour

How to Apply:  Please email cover letter and resume to Katherine Oxenreiter at koxenreiter@truthinaccounting.org

 

Accounting Data and Policy Internship

Description: Carefully gather, organize, and compile government accounting and economic data for database publication and analysis. Requires exploration of large-scale accounting statements and careful data identification and entry of data into our database. Data to be acquired, managed and analyzed include capital assets, bonds, pension and other retirement obligations, and a wide range of economic and demographic information, primarily at the state level. Work supports efforts to understand government financial conditions and to promote truthful government accounting.

The intern in this position will be trained in reading, analyzing, and transcribing information in government financial reports. The intern will work relatively closely with experienced financial professionals, and will learn valuable skills in taking care with data quality, and will also learn broader lessons about financial statement analysis and important public policy issues.

Compensation: $10.00 an hour

How to Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Bill Bergman at bbergman@Truthinaccounting.org

 

Salesforce Database Management Internship

Description: We are looking for an intern to assist with managing our Salesforce database. This is a part-time position (20 hours per week). 

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Daily administration of the Salesforce.com environment
  • Manage user roles, profiles, security, workflows, processes, and flows
  • Create and manage reports while teaching others to do the same
  • Create and implement training materials and user documentation
  • Manage all support requests and the administrative needs of our users
  • Continuously monitor data quality
  • Manage and edit records and data
  • Regularly perform data cleansing and database de-duplication
  • Managing lead assignment rules and queues
  • Maintain system documentation and SFDC policies/procedures
  • Creating and modifying list views
  • Managing fields

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Strong technical and functional proficiency in Salesforce.com including tasks such as: roles, assignment rules, workflows, custom objects, reports, dashboards.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once with stellar time-management 
  • Strong foundation in logic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to embrace new technology, applications and solutions
  • Bonus: knowledge of ExactTarget, SQL, or other database platforms

Compensation: $10.00 an hour

How to Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Katherine Oxenreiter at koxenreiter@truthinaccounting.org

 

Truth in Accounting is a non for profit whose mission is to educate and empower citizens with understandable, reliable and transparent government financial information. We analyze financial conditions for each of the 50 states and the Federal government to produce truthful, transparent and timely information. Citizens, journalists, think tanks and elected officials can easily access our information on both of our websites www.truthinaccounting.org and www.statedatalab.org.