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Marketing Assistant Intern

Central Office
Posted: July 23, 2019

Working directly with the Development Department on a daily basis, the Marketing Assistant Intern is responsible for agency social media efforts along with various marketing, event assistance and fundraising database related tasks. This is an unpaid part-time position for the Fall of 2019 and Spring of 2020.

This position will provide hands-on, real-world experience working to raise funds for a local non-profit and improve the lives of seniors in Kent County. View Job Description >

Reports to
Director of Development and Donor Care

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a part-time unpaid internship position, 10 hours per week, with a flexible schedule. Days and hours of agency operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition, periodic off-site meetings and evening events may be required.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1.         Primary role in executing the agency social media strategy of engaging donors, clients and the general public in the activities of Senior Neighbors and the community of support for seniors. This includes working directly with program staff and Centers to obtain content to be used.
2.         Assist the Development Coordinator with the communications plan for Senior Neighbors, including e-mail newsletters, website updates, annual report and print newsletters.
4.         Periodically take part in the processing of thank you receipts and data entry using DonorPerfect database software.
5.         Take part in event planning activities as requested and assist during the day of the two main events during the year, inaugural 16 Over 60 Awards Gala (fall) and Meet Your Neighbors (spring).
6.         Other duties as assigned.
1.   Strong Microsoft Office Skills including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint are required. Basic Adobe Creative Suite skills are a plus.
2.   Ability to learn and function effectively within a donor database, utilizing DonorPerfect software.
3.   Positive attitude, knowledge of general business etiquette, ability to speak with donors and work well with volunteers and committees.
4.   Confidentiality, graciousness, organization, strong attention to detail, high standard of accountability, and careful attention to financial processes.
5.   Must have a satisfactory driving record and access to private transportation that meets state insurance requirements and vehicle safety standards, to use on agency business.

Physical Demands
This job operates in a clerical office setting and is largely sedentary. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Senior Neighbors is “an equal opportunity employer” and committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and a racism free culture in the workplace and our community.

–The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed and are not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions.–


If you are interested in applying for this internship position, please send an email with cover letter and resume to Brian Clark, Director of Development and Donor Care, to bclark@seniorneighbors.org.

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