Communications Intern

Hours per week

Part time (10-30 hours per week)

Published

09/17/2018

Address

1333 N Street NW
Washington
DC
20005
United States

Description

Overview


Purpose of the Agency/Organization:

N Street Village is the largest provider of housing and supportive services for women experiencing homelessness in Washington, D.C. Every year, we welcome nearly 2,000 women and empower them to make meaningful gains in their housing, income, employment, mental health, physical health, and addiction recovery in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. Please visit our website for more information at: www.nstreetvillage.org.


Responsibilities

 

  • Contribute to communication and marketing work of department through projects including but not limited to creation of fundraising materials, invitations and event programs.
  • Assist the Communications Manager in managing social media channels, including creating content, responding to comments/messages, and brainstorming new ideas for engagement and growth.
  • Make website updates, including posting blogs and events.
  • Assisting the Communications Manager with email creation, sending, and reporting.
  • Maintain the Communications Dashboard, tracking month-over-month successes and metrics and assist with tracking and reporting on success of campaigns.
  • Maintain the Communications Media Dashboard, tracking media hits.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or as needed by the Development team.

 

This is an unpaid internship; offering flexible work hours Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:00am-5:30pm. 


Qualifications

  • Dedication to the mission of N Street Village and sensitivity to issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse and empowerment
  • Values commensurate with an interfaith community committed to providing inclusive services without regard to race, religion, physical or mental ability or sexual orientation
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Creativity, maturity, initiative and positive attitude
  • Wordpress, Adobe CS, Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge, photography, and Canva skills preferred, but not required.

 

 

Why is Development important?

Nonprofit Development plays a vital role in an organization’s success. Since charitable fundraising provides such an important source of financial support, an organization’s fundraising program should be based on truthful and responsible stewardship.


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