Development & Marketing Internship (Unpaid)

Poets & Writers, Inc.

Jobs For Writers

Posted 8.19.13

Development & Marketing Internship (Unpaid)

To sustain its programs and services for writers, Poets & Writers relies upon foundation and government grants, corporate sponsorship, and individual donations. This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to non-profit fundraising and marketing for the arts and culture sector in a fast-paced, diverse, and successful development office. The intern will work closely with the Managing Director and Assistant Director of Development and Marketing.

The responsibilities of the Development & Marketing intern include assisting the development team with:

  • - direct mail campaigns
  • - fullfilment
  • - cultivation and stewardship events
  • - preparation of grant proposals and collateral materials
  • - prospect research
  • - social media marketing
  • - e-mail campaigns
  • - and administrative duties, such as filing and data entry.

Candidates should possess excellent organizational and communication skills, should be web savvy, and familiar with fundraising and marketing fundamentals. Candidates should be able to commit to eight to ten hours per week for a minimum of eight weeks. Days and hours are negotiable. Send resume and cover letter to rschuder@pw.org.

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