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Marketing & Development Intern

The Marketing Intern position exists to support the Director of Fundraising & Development and the Chief Executive Officer in advancing the organization’s mission through fundraising, development, marketing, communications, and event planning. All candidates must be committed to YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, and dignity for all.

*This is an Intern position, unpaid*

Key Position Duties & Functions
•    Assist in the organization’s Development program by:
o    Assist in fundraising activities, event planning, committee meetings, and community engagement
o    Record and collect in-kind gifts including center donations and auction items
o    Generate donor acknowledgement letters, receipts and update correspondence in donor software
o    Prepare, maintain, and update mailing lists for event invitations; sponsorships solicitations etc.
o    Assist with the design and distribution of annual report(s), direct mail pieces, event invitations, save the dates, and newsletters
o    Keep track of marketing collaterals such as logos, brochures, letterhead, digital content, and more
o    Assist in preparing press releases, mass communications and other content
o    Assist with ensuring organization is brand compliant and update marketing materials and collateral as needed including logos, brochures, letterhead, digital content etc.
o    Create content for and assist with the organization’s social media presence including acknowledging donors, sponsors, volunteers, and events
o    Assist with updating the organization’s website as needed
o    Monitor website analytics and message center
o    Additional administrative duties as assigned

Skills & Abilities
•    Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing 
•    Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
•    Should have basic knowledge in creating and disseminating email marketing communications
•    Proficiency in Adobe – PDF, Photoshop, and Canva is desired
•    Must have excellent attention to detail
•    Must be prompt; timely and responsive to needs of fast-paced organization
•    Must have excellent customer service skills including telephone and email etiquette
•    Must be able to handle confidential information discretely

Education
•    High School Diploma or higher degree required

Experience
•    Minimum up to 2 years related experience in marketing and event planning

The Benefits of Interning with the YWCA of Palm Beach County

•    Gain knowledge of nonprofit organizational structure, operations, and community engagement
•    Strengthen your marketing skills 
•    Create content for your personal and professional portfolio
•    Be better prepared for career opportunities before or upon graduation
•    Receive opportunities to attend community events
•    Flexible schedule
•    Make a difference in the lives of domestic abuse survivors and low-income families across the County

Our Community Impact So Far This Year

  • Lives Saved from Domestic Violence

    364

  • Women & Young Girls Empowered

    556

  • Partners in Eliminating Racism & Empowering Women

    252

  • Children Getting an "Equal Start"

    54

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