Job Opportunities

Communications/ Marketing and Fund Development Internship 

Our mission is to invest in women and girls through research, advocacy, grant-making, and strategic partnerships to achieve gender equity through systemic change. 

We envision a community, nation, and world free of gender bias and where social justice exists for all.  

Position: The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island seeks a marketing/ communications and fund development intern. Ideal candidates will demonstrate collaborative ability, creativity, self-direction, and excellent written communication skills. Experience with social media, research, writing, data, and administrative duties preferred. An interest in gender equity or women’s studies is a must. 

Responsibilities 

  • Support the work of the Development Officer with securing and tracking donations, engaging social media audiences for events, managing data, and providing general operation duties
  • Act as an organizational representative in all outbound communications 
  • Maintain organized records and meeting notes for committee meetings and events ? Manage templates for bi-weekly newsletters. 
  • Assist with occasional evening virtual events on zoom 
  • Draft blog posts and external communications as needed 
  • Implement content on social media platforms via Facebook, Instagram & Twitter 
  • Provide research on various topics as needed 

Qualifications 

  • Self-directed, organized, and detail orientated; can work independently (and virtually) with guidance from the staff.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with women’s studies and gender equity issues required
  • Writing, design, or video editing experience a plus 

Hours: 15-35 hours per week, Monday-Friday; the schedule is flexible. Occasional evening work is required. May-August

Compensation: The Summer internship is unpaid. We can offer assistance in filling out forms for your college that may offer a stipend or credit. We offer hands-on learning in a collaborative, collegial environment. 

To Apply Email cover letter and resume and two reference names/ contact information to Ellie Brown ebrown@wfri.org by March 30. Priority is given to early applicants.

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