IT-Lex Marketing and Business Development Intern

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IT-Lex
111 North Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

IT-Lex (www.it-lex.org) is a growing and dynamic 501(c)(3) not-for-profit dedicated to educational, literary, and scientific advancement in the field of technology law. We write two-a-day blog posts, sponsor and promote an annual cash-prize writing contest for law students, write and produce short videos, and host an annual conference.

This Internship offers a valuable and unique opportunity to participate in a growing national organization on the cutting edge of technology and law, and to potentially transition into a full-time paid position following graduation in the event the Intern excels at the position.

We see the Internship not only as a training and career development opportunity for the Intern to develop their skills, but also as a lengthy job interview where the Intern and IT-Lex can determine if they are a good long-term fit for each other.

Job Duties:

Interns are expected to spearhead new projects related to long-term sustainability, including exploring potential grant funding, setting up an endowment drive, and developing our long-term fundraising plan. Additionally, assisting with the ongoing search for and correspondence with sponsors to support our educational and charitable mission.

Location:

111 North Orange Avenue, in downtown Orlando (the Regions Bank building, 19th floor). Parking garage access card will be provided free of cost. Intern will have their own office space, with computer, company email account, phone, and office supplies.

Time:

Business hours are 8.30 A.M. – 5.00 P.M., Monday-Friday, but we are flexible with Intern working hours and can accommodate the Intern's schedule.

Compensation:

The Internship is for the benefit of the Intern, and the experience and training is designed to train and develop the Intern's skill set. IT-Lex is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, and the Internship is uncompensated with no guarantee of employment at the conclusion of the Internship.

Responsibilities

Primary Projects:

(a) Marketing:

Assist our President and Managing Director with identifying, contacting, and then remaining in touch with potential sponsors. Explaining benefits of sponsorship, and maintaining a dialogue. Also, developing relations with existing sponsors and making sure they are satisfied with investment.

(b) Marketing:

Exploring potential grant funding; particularly in the technology law space. Also, locating and approaching high net-worth individuals suitable as sponsors and developing an endowment fund for IT-Lex.

(c) Operations:

Researching law schools’ fellowship and externships requirements, ideally so we can find a handful of law student externs who will write weekly blog content for IT-Lex in exchange for academic credit.

Requirements

Interest in technology and law is preferred.

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