Job Title:  Event & Development Intern
Date of description: 07/01/2018
Position Supervisor: Chief Development Officer
Pay Grade: 7; Part-time, hourly (non-exempt)

Job Summary:  Works with the Chief Development Officer to plan and execute special events, marketing, donor communication, and social media activities.  

Hours of employment: 15 to 20 hours per week

Essential Functions:

  1. Planning and executing special events with the goal of raising funds and friends for the organization.
  2. Assists with copy writing and preparation of marketing materials including but not limited to: brochures, flyers, PSA scripts, newsletter and website articles, Facebook postings and email.
  3. Assists with planning and executing advertisement, press release and media engagement activities.
  4. Assists with managing donor database.
  5. Assists with content management on website, Facebook and Twitter.

Other Job Functions/expectations:

  1. Assists with coordinating volunteers to help complete special event and other activities as needed.
  2. Participates as a team member and demonstrates positive attitude toward clients, staff and the agency.

Required Skills/Physical abilities:

  1. Excellent written and verbal communication.
  2. Demonstrates independent work and organizational skills.
  3. Effective listening. 
  4. Promptness and flexibility.
  5. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

Educational/Experience Requirements:

  1. High school diploma. Junior or senior undergraduate or graduate student preferred.
  2. Previous experience with special events or marketing or marketing/public relations education.

Licensing or other requirements:

  1. Must be at least 19 years of age.
  2. Must have a valid driver's license and clean DMV record.

Demonstrated Competencies:

  1. Adaptability: Adapts to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities
  2. Communications:  Communicates well (written and verbal), delivers presentations, has good listening skills
  3. Dependability: Meets deadlines, works independently, accountable, maintains focus, punctual, good attendance record
  4. Ethics: Honest, accountable, maintains confidentiality
  5. Sense of Urgency: Meets deadlines, establishes appropriate priority, gets the job done in a timely manner
  6. Interpersonal Skills: Builds strong relationships, is flexible/adaptable, works well with others, solicits feedback
  7. Teamwork: Accountable to team, works to meet established deliverables, appreciates view of team members, respectful