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Marketing & Development Intern Montessori Community School of Rhode Island (MCS RI)Bookmark This
Montessori Community School of Rhode Island
73 Stanwood St.
Posted: March 30 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionAbout MCS RI
Montessori Community School of RI is a socio-economically diverse school filled with children, ages 18 months to 6 years, exploring and growing each at their own pace. At MCS RI, we celebrate the uniqueness of each child and family, and create an environment where learning happens joyfully and naturally. We are committed to making our school the first Montessori school in Providence that serves all children regardless of their family's financial status.
The Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood. Dr. Montessori’s Method has been time tested, with over 100 years of success in diverse cultures throughout the world. It is a view of the child as one who is naturally eager for knowledge and capable of initiating learning in a supportive, thoughtfully prepared learning environment. It is an approach that values the human spirit and the development of the whole child—physical, social, emotional, cognitive. (The American Montessori Society)
Marketing & Development Intern
MCS RI is looking for an enthusiastic and qualified intern to support the MCS RI staff with various marketing and fundraising activities. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the Montessori philosophy and pedagogy and gain knowledge in the basics of nonprofit management, marketing and fundraising.
Responsibilities will include:
Identification of and outreach to community organizations, religious organizations and other nonprofit organizations
Development of marketing materials including flyers, social media content, articles and blog posts
Support with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and general online marketing
Prospecting grant opportunities and participating in the process of grant-writing
RequirementsHelpful (but not required) Skills & Experience
Experience with Photoshop, InDesign, SquareSpace
Experience with Search Engine Optimization
Strong writing skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong organizational and research skills
Self-starter that takes initiative
An interest in learning more about the Montessori philosophy and pedagogy, early childhood education, and/or nonprofit management.
Commitment to our mission of making Montessori Education accessible to children from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds
This is an unpaid internship opportunity with the possibility of extension. Ideally, the student would commit to a minimum of 8 hours/week.
MCS RI is an equal opportunity employer. The community that we serve is both socioeconomically and racially diverse and we welcome applicants that reflect the diversity of our school community.
To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to Gina Marciano, Director of Operations at email@example.com