Development, Marketing, and Communications InternBookmark This
10 Dorrance St.
DescriptionYear Up Providence is an innovative and fast paced nonprofit whose mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.
This volunteer opportunity is unique, with significant responsibility and a real chance to impact our organization. There is regular interaction with staff and constituents as well as flexibility to create your own initiatives. A successful intern will be self-motivated and someone interested in blending business acumen and social profit work.
As an intern, you will work directly with the Director of Development on projects related to development and communications. Specifically, the position provides valuable work-experience in an associate or coordinator level position, with management of projects and initiatives.
Internship is unpaid, but can count for college credit through support of your college/university. If interested, please send your resume and a thoughtful cover letter expressing why you are interested in this opportunity to Bobby Gondola, Director of Development at email@example.com
ResponsibilitiesDevelopment- Managing development related projects, assisting with events, liaising with donors, drafting correspondence, researching and preparing grants, researching funding opportunities, providing prospect research, managing donor databases, developing corporate and individual donor programs, and directly supporting the Director of Development.
Communications- writing regular press releases and articles for website, strengthening media relations, driving social media, creating marketing and event materials, and assisting with brand stewardship.
Requirements1. Alignment with the Year Up mission.
2. Entrepreneurial spirit.
3. Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
4. Exceptional organizational skills.
5. Strong computer and quantitative skills.