Cambridge Local First is a network of locally owned and independent businesses formed in October 2005 to build a strong Cambridge economy and a vibrant community. CLF is seeking the following interns: Sustainable Economies Marketing and Communications Intern and Fundraising and Sponsorship Intern.
Sustainable Economies Marketing and Communications Intern: CLF is seeking an intern to help with CLF’s annual marketing campaigns, social media sites, member engagement, and to plan and promote future events that would benefit CLF members and the public. The intern will have the opportunity to work closely with many local Cambridge businesses, as well as city officials and community partners.
Fundraising and Sponsorship Intern: CLF is seeking an intern to research and create new and exciting fundraising and sponsorship opportunities and to assist in existing fundraising campaigns- specifically the CLF annual Business Directory and direct coupon mailer.
If interested, please send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about CLF, please click here.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the CM will oversee WildAid’s non-programmatic communications, public relations, and new media outreach. Currently, WildAid reaches over 1 billion consumers across 35 different platforms through over 50 media partnerships. The successful candidate will bring creativity and resourcefulness to build WildAid’s multimedia and on-line presence, increasing public awareness, and supporting fundraising efforts. This role is both strategic and hands-on in nature; because WildAid’s mission revolves around harnessing the power of communication, the CM must have the vision for the communications strategy as well as be able to produce content themselves. Interested, qualified candidates can address a cover letter and resume to me email@example.com
Apply at: firstname.lastname@example.org by January 25, 2013
Second Nature is seeking applications for an intern to join the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) Program Team to assist on projects that aim to advance climate leadership and sustainability education initiatives at colleges and universities across the country. The Sustainability Capacity-Building Intern will work on a variety of activities to advance the goals of the ACUPCC and other Second Nature initiatives related to education, green building, greenhouse gas reporting, and climate action planning. These program activities may include analysis of energy and climate data, outreach support to signatory institutions, blogging, social media management, and webinar development. The Intern will also focus on supporting special programs with minority-serving institutions, climate adaptation and resiliency, and select fundraising activities.
Position Details: This position requires a 6-month working presence in the Second Nature office in downtown Boston during working hours (9am-5pm), beginning late January or early February 2013. Candidates will work 20-30 hours/week with flexibility around holidays and academic calendars. This is a competitively paid internship.
How to Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter stating your interest in the position and qualifications to email@example.com. Applicants should include the names and contact information of two references in their resume and explain their work availability (see position details).
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Groundwork Somerville is seeking interns to help run our Somerville Maple Syrup Project, now entering its tenth year! Each winter we tap local sugar maple trees, collect the sap for 4-6 weeks, and run educational programming in the Somerville Public Schools’ second-grade classrooms, teaching about the science and history of maple syrup. Finally in early March, we host a two-day boildown event at the Somerville Growing Center, with music, snacks, tapping demos, and onsite syrup production.
We are looking to hire several interns in three areas: Fundraising & Marketing; Event Planning (aiding with coordination of the tapping and boildown); and Education. Interns should be able to commit at least 2-4 hours per week from mid-December through mid-January and more in late January through March; they must be able to attend the Boildown on March 8th and 9th, 2013; and they should be able to travel independently around Somerville, including the Union Square area.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, good organization, reliability, and responsibility are required, as well as self-motivation and a creative streak! While these internships are unpaid, we are happy to provide recommendations and references; in addition, interns will gain valuable skills in coordination, planning, fundraising, teaching, urban agriculture, and maple sugar production.
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Bikes Not Bombs seeks to hire a dynamic, creative, and highly organized professional to manage the organization’s fundraising efforts, major donor strategies, oversee events, and serve as an enthusiastic ambassador of BNB’s mission. Strong relationship cultivation and management of donors and volunteers is key to success in this role. The position requires both an ability to think strategically about the “big picture” and execute plans with strong attention to detail. The Director of Fundraising & Events will work on a team including the Communications Manager, Information and Technology Manager and Development Associate and will report to the Executive Director.
Responsibilities include: Gift Management/Donor Cultivation and Stewardship, Mail and Phone Solicitations, Major Donor Strategies, Events, Communications, and Administration.
This is a full-time position with benefits. Some evenings and weekends required.
Please send cover letter and resume by December 24th to firstname.lastname@example.org. Expected start date is February 1, 2013. For more information, please click here.
ioby (eye-OH-be) stands for in our backyards and the belief that environmental knowledge, action and service begin and thrive at the local level. Founded in 2008, ioby is a young, dynamic startup and the only online micro-philanthropic initiative that encourages local civic environmental action among neighbors. ioby is expanding and looking for a talented, motivated individual to lead their efforts in project outreach, support and capacity building for their Miami pilot. Requirements: demonstrated contextual knowledge of environmental work and community development, and an intimate knowledge of Miami-Dade neighborhoods and their socio-economic-environmental landscape, and 3-6 years of professional experience in a related field, such as urban ecology, grassroots fundraising and/or community organizing. For a complete description and application instructions, click here.
Under direction from the Director of Design and Construction and the Chief Landscape Architect, serves as Outreach Coordinator and as administrative aide to a division or department head. Performs a wide variety of important public outreach and administrative tasks and procedures. Represents the department as the liaison to diverse neighborhood and community groups, civic associations and non-profit agencies. Other duties as assigned.
- Coordinate, host and organize Parks Department neighborhood meetings, park opening events, and park groundbreaking events; acting as a liaison with diverse community groups, managing outreach efforts to churches, civic associations, elected officials, funding agencies, and non-profits.
- Responsible for management and expansion of the Park Partners program through stewardship, web-based presence, training and education. Generate new and innovative fundraising opportunities and expansion of existing programs. Perform outreach and constituency building, building and increasing awareness and public participation in departmental campaigns and goals.
- Performs related work as required.
Minimum Entrance Qualifications:
At least five (5) years of experience in a public administration capacity is required, of which at least two (2) years should involve community outreach experience. Work experience with non-profit organizations is helpful but not required.
To apply, click here and search for job ID 343902.
Green Streets Initiative (GSI), a Cambridge-based nonprofit involved in promoting sustainable and healthy transportation, is seeking a Fundraising/Development Intern for the fall semester and beyond. In this role, you will work with GSI to expand and sustain sponsorship and partnerships with community corporations, retailers and institutions. Candidates should have a genuine interest in and enthusiasm for the GSI mission 1+ years’ work experience in related field, excellent written and verbal communications skills and more. Compensation: This position is currently an unpaid internship, with the caveat that, as funds are raised, the intern will be compensated based on GSI sponsorship acquired.
To apply, send resume, cover letter and 2 other writing samples to Director, Green Streets Initiative, email@example.com.
Casa Myrna is Greater Boston’s foremost provider of solutions to end domestic and dating violence. Under the direction of the Co-Executive Director, the Development Coordinator provides direct support for all aspects of a complex fundraising program encompassing government grants, corporate/foundation grants, annual appeal, individual donors, special events and in-kind donations. BA/BS and 2+ years’ experience in a multi-faceted nonprofit development department. Experience using Raiser’s Edge, including Report and Query functions. Experience in all aspects of grant writing and reporting. Salary: $37,500 – $40,000. For the complete listing, visit their website here.