Internship posted by: KnowledgeBeat
Posted on: January 9, 2013
KNOWLEDGEBEAT is seeking a dedicated intern to perform a wide array of functions within the organization. This position would begin immediately and last through mid-June 2013.
We are a small and growing global nonprofit with headquarters in San Francisco. We serve children in iZambia through educational camp programs on HIV/AIDS, environmental health, and girls' empowerment.
KnowledgeBeat's mission is to help lift communities out of poverty through exposure to knowledge on these important topics, and by offering educational support via scholarships. We are currently planning to scale up our operations.
About the position:
Primary responsibilities of the role include assisting with abstracts, grant reports, and other written materials; helping with fundraising event planning; researching new channels for outreach and sponsorship; and consistent updating of the website and social media outlets. Working directly under the supervision of the Executive Director, the intern will gain first hand experience in the operation of a small but growing global development organization. Additional responsibilities may include minimal administrative help. The position requires a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week, and work can be performed remotely with once weekly in-person meetings.
Passion for global development, particularly in Africa
Knowledge on fundraising
Understanding of social media strategy
Critical thinker who takes initiative
Excellent written and oral skills
Knowledge on the Bay Area philanthropic community
Interest in international education
Experience with non-profit organizations
This role is a wonderful opportunity for a young professional or a college senior looking for experience in the global non-profit sector. This is a great opportunity for a motivated individual who can be trusted to take a project and excel with minimal supervision. The possibility of paid employment post internship may be available as KnowledgeBeat grows, and would depend on performance during the internship.
To be considered for the position, please send an email to email@example.com with "Internship" in the subject line, a cover letter detailing your experience, and your resume. Writing samples, links to personal blogs, and references are also appreciated. Qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews.