Nonprofit Development & Social Media Internship (unpaid)

Valerie M. Jones Associates
Media, Pennsylvania
Jun 18, 2021
Jun 21, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Media Studies
Organization Type
Nonprofit Development and Social Media Internship with Arts/Environmental Consulting Firm

Boutique consulting firm working with arts, culture, and environmental nonprofits seeks intern to learn fundraising, including prospect research, grantsmanship, and social media marketing. Three to five days a week, flexible. Candidates of diverse backgrounds and all personality types, including introverts, encouraged to apply.?

Preferred degrees/demonstrated areas of interest: Writing, English, psychology, graphic design, visual arts, sculpture, media arts, art history, anthropology, sociology, dance, photography, theater, environmental studies, marketing, and/or communications.

Experience: ?Prefer a candidate possessing experience with non-profits/higher ed, particularly in marketing or development. Applicants will NOT be asked to solicit for funds in any way. This is an administrative development support position designed to provide training, experience, and networking opportunities. Applicants should be competent in MS Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with desk-top publishing and/or blogging a plus. Strong writing ability required.

Education: ?Recent college graduates preferred and can serve this internship while seeking full-time, paid employment elsewhere.?

Personality/Diversity: ? VMJA values all personality types, including introverts. VMJA seeks diverse applicants to match our diverse clients, such as the African American Museum in Philadelphia and the Asian Arts Initiative. Applicant must be able to work independently. Discretion, courtesy, integrity, and sense of humor in a crisis are required.

Transportation: ? This internship will be remote during the pandemic. The intern may be asked to come to the office occasionally for specific assignments in a safe, socially distanced setting. The firm is based in Media, PA and accessible via public transportation. Car helpful, but not required. Travel stipend included.?

Position Information: Temporary, Part-time (Internship) Position

Schedule TBD based on candidate?s availability. (Office Hours: 9am-5pm Monday through Friday).

To Apply: ?If interested, please submit (1) ?resume ?and (2) ?cover ?letter. Top candidates will be contacted and may be asked to submit additional writing samples or to take quizzes to assess their skills in relevant areas, such as writing and proofreading. No calls please.

Note: this is an unpaid internship, but a small travel stipend is available. Opportunities for part-time paid work for VMJA (outside the internship) may present themselves. The intern may choose to accept or decline such work without affecting their internship.

Education Level: ? BS/BA. Again, recent grads can serve internship while searching for paid work elsewhere.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Internship

Pay: $0.00 per hour

  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
The internship will be remote for the time being, however, the intern may be asked to come to the office occasionally for specific assignments in a safe, socially-distanced way.

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work Location:
  • One location

Hours per week:
  • 20-29
  • 30-39

Employment Length:
  • Varies

This Job Is:
  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A ?Fair Chance? job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

Company's website:

Work Remotely:
  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
  • Remote interview process
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings

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