Development and Marketing Internship (Unpaid)

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Posted 3.25.14

Development and Marketing Internship (Unpaid)

Applications are currently sought for the following unpaid internship positions in our NYC office. Interested students should e-mail a resume and a cover letter, indicating the position for which he/she is applying, to internships@pw.org. Poets & Writers is happy to cooperate with programs at the applicant’s university, college, or high school that offer students credit.

Development & Marketing Internship, Fall 2014

(New York City)

To sustain its programs and services for writers, Poets & Writers relies upon foundation and government grants, corporate sponsorship, and individual donations. This internship represents 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 with Development and Marketing staff.

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

  • direct mail campaigns
  • fulfillment
  • 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 and be web savvy. Candidates should be able to commit to eight to ten hours per week for a minimum of ten weeks. Days and hours are flexible. This internship begins in September/October 2014.

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