Alumni Marketing Intern

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CHCI seeks a bright, motivated college student or recent graduate to provide essential assistance to its Alumni Relations team. This is an excellent opportunity to further a career in communications and marketing in the nonprofit sector. CHCI internships provide interns with hands-on experience in the organization's mission of developing the next generation of Latino leaders, while honing their own leadership skills and making important career development connections.

The Alumni Intern works closely with the Associate Director, Alumni Relations, assisting in the day to day operations of the CHCI Alumni Association and its membership of over 3,100 alumni and seven regional chapters across the country. The Intern will help promote the CHCI Alumni Association and build valuable, professional contacts in the Washington D.C. area.


• Assist with the creation and dissemination of content across Alumni web pages, social media platforms; updates relevant Alumni marketing materials as needed
• Assist in the planning and development of Alumni programming for CHCI’s Hispanic Heritage Month Events (September 13 - 15, 2016) including serving as the lead support for the annual Congressional Chiefs of Staff event
• Conducts research for the development of Alumni profiles according to region, sector and area of expertise
• Supports the maintenance of the CHCI Alumni database including updating, classifying, and extracting information; conducts online research for Alumni contact information
• Practices effective organization for administrative tasks including but not limited to filing, mailing, copying, faxing, phone and mail inquiries
• Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor


• Flexible schedule: Minimum 20 hours a week; length of commitment is negotiable
• Compensation: This is a paid internship
• If participating in a school internship program, requirements for that program must be submitted



• Completed - or working toward - college degree
• Strong computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook and PowerPoint) required
• Working knowledge of social media tools and platforms (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, twitter) required
• Strong working knowledge Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop) preferred
• Some working knowledge and some proficiency in databases management preferred
• Ability to exercise discretion when handling confidential alumni records
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, required
• Must be a self-starter and independent; understands the need for detail
• Good logistical and organizational skills
• Strong customer service skills
• Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus
• Enthusiasm for the mission of CHCI

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