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The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site seeks a Special Events and Social Media Intern to assist with event planning and outreach efforts. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual interested in learning more about event planning, as well as non-profit outreach and fundraising. The internship offers exciting hands-on experience and the opportunity to gain new skills.
Work with Special Events and Marketing Manager to plan and execute events
Develop sponsor prospect lists and levels of sponsorship for upcoming events
Assist in writing outreach letters to secure silent auction donations and sponsorships for 2017-2018 events
Draft content for special events pages on Presidential Site website and social media platforms
Create articles and other features for e-Newsletter
Assist Vice-President of Development in database/data entry or other tasks, as needed
High school diploma with some course work completed at a 4-year college or university
Self-motivated, good organizational and interpersonal skills, detail oriented, ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
Professional demeanor with ability to communicate in a professional manner
Working knowledge of social media platforms, Microsoft Word and Excel
Previous internship or related experience in fundraising/event planning is a plus
Must have strong interest for event planning, social media and enthusiasm for the mission of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
This internship is unpaid and part-time. College credit is encouraged and available upon school approval. Some late evenings and weekends will be required. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Delia Robertson at email@example.com. No calls or in-person visits please.