Communications & Development Intern

Development · Remote, New York
Department Development
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

JOB DESCRIPTION


Guiding Principles:

 

The Andrew Goodman Foundation’s mission is to make young voices and votes a powerful force in democracy. Our vision is that young people will become active, engaged citizens who ensure a just democracy and sustainable future. Our goal is to empower the next generation of civic leaders by adhering to our five guiding principles:


  1. We believe in a just democracy that is inclusive and equitable for all.
  2. We bring together passionate leaders who believe in our mission and use integrity and innovation to achieve our goals.
  3. We build an engaged community that values open dialogue, collaboration, and honest communication.
  4. We encourage our people to take civic action that leads to a more just and sustainable future.
  5. We foster empowered learning that results in personal and professional growth.


Job Summary:


The Andrew Goodman Foundation (AGF), a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan nonprofit organization, is seeking a part-time Communications and Development Intern to join our Communications and Development teams this summer. The ideal candidate is a strong writer; familiar with social media platforms, digital marketing tools, websites, and donor databases; and is interested in learning the ins and outs of nonprofit communications and fundraising. This position will report directly to the Digital Marketing Manager (Communications) and the Development Manager (Development). 

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:


Communications

  • Create youthful and engagement content and campaigns on AGF’s TikTok account
  • Support drafting and scheduling content on AGF’s Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn accounts
  • Draft and deploy email newsletters, including our Voting Rights Roundup
  • Update AGF’s media list with campus, state, and national contacts
  • Transcribe episodes of our Live the Legacy podcast for our website
  • Draft blog posts and stories about AGF and its programs for the website
  • Update and populate new sections of AGF’s website
  • Research state election dates and deadlines for AGF’s my.VoteEverywhere portal
  • Assist with creating new my.VoteEverywhere campus pages and updating existing ones
  • And more as assigned


Development

  • Assist with the administrative and organizational details of the Development department
  • Support event planning including outreach, timelines, and production
  • Clean donor data and conduct data entry in SalsaCRM
  • Draft donor solicitation, email outreach and appeals
  • Write and update materials including thank you/substantiation letters, grant forms and renewals, campaign materials for the organization
  • Asist with development of in-kind donation requests
  • Revise pitch decks and create other pieces of content for donors
  • And more as assigned


Team Member Expectations:


  • Execute all tasks assigned by supervisor or project leader diligently, on schedule, and to the highest standard
  • Work with team members to achieve daily, weekly, and monthly targets
  • Participate in meetings and voice concerns as well as suggestions for improvement
  • Answer or escalate concerns and queries from collaborators or other stakeholders
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism while representing the organization
  • Manage your time effectively by prioritizing urgent tasks

 


REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:


Education and Experience:


  • Some college or Bachelor’s degree
  • Interest to learn or experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:


  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and Google Drive
  • Graphic design, video editing, WordPress, or Salsa CRM and Salsa Engage experience a plus
  • Interest in civic engagement and social justice


Other Requirements:


  • Maintain daily access to internet connectivity, computer, smart phone, or tablet



JOB SPECIFICS


Schedule:                  


July 18-September 16, Tuesday–Thursday, 9:00am–12:00pm and 12:30pm–3:30pm CST with a 30-minute lunch break each day (18 hours/week for 9 weeks)" 

 

Stipend:                    


This is an unpaid position. The intern will receive a stipend of $3,000 at the conclusion of the 9-week internship.



EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


The Andrew Goodman Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences into our team. The Andrew Goodman Foundation provides equal employment opportunities to all employee and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, criminal record (inquiries only), handicap (disability), mental illness, sexual orientation, genetics, active military, or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotions, transfers, compensation, and training.

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  • Location
    Remote, New York
  • Department
    Development
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level