Development/Communications Intern

Overview

Explore Austin seeks a qualified Development/Communications Intern to assist in raising critical funding to empower underserved youth to become leaders through mentoring and outdoor adventure. This position will report to the Director of Marketing and Annual Giving. This individual plays a key role in donor and constituent experience. The Development/Communications Intern we be a key part of a team driven to help underserved youth become leaders, and committed to expanding Explore Austin’s services.

Position

The position will contribute to all internal and external Communications/Development projects with stakeholders including donors, volunteers, media, and board members. Ideal candidates have taken several nonprofit development, communications or marketing classes, have strong writing skills, and are familiar with social media. This position will report to, and work closely with, the Development and Marketing Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in design and execution of the organization’s social media strategy
  • Coordinating research projects
  • Provide event assistance
  • Donor management/stewardship
  • Write and edit press materials
  • Distribute news releases
  • Assemble media kits/marketing packets
  • Update website
  • Office administration

Skills:

  • Detail oriented
  • Organized
  • Innovative
  • Self-Motivated

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and professional letter of recommendation to Jenny at jenny@exploreaustin.org