Feminist Jobs & Internships
|Job Title:||Development and Membership Internship|
|Organization:||Corporate Accountability International|
|Region:||DC Metro Region|
|Description:||Development & Membership Internship
Corporate Accountability International is a membership organization that protects people by waging and winning campaigns challenging irresponsible and dangerous corporate actions around the world. Through bold campaigns and a commitment to win, Corporate Accountability International and its members have scored major victories that protect people and save lives. For over 30 years, we've forced corporations - like
Nestle, General Electric and Philip Morris/Altria - to stop irresponsible and dangerous actions. You may be the right person for an exciting internship with Corporate Accountability International! This is a skills-building internship in which interns will take on significant projects to advance Corporate Accountability International's
mission, including our Think Outside the Bottle Campaign challenging corporate control of water, our Value [the] Meal campaign challenging corporate abuse of our food, and our Campaign Challenging Big Tobacco. The projects will be coupled with training sessions on action planning, campaign research, media outreach, fundraising, and many other topics.
The Development and Membership Intern Job
Description: The Development and Membership Intern will work with our team of fundraisers and membership outreach staff as they organize and engage our members across the country in support of our campaigns. The intern will also help build and refine our list of current and potential major donors to support Corporate Accountability International's campaigns.
- Communicate with members and respond to member information requests;
- Lead and track efforts to cultivate members and develop their understanding of our campaigns;
- Support administrative systems, including updating member records and organizing member data;
- Conduct philanthropic and prospect research;
- Help design and coordinate special mailings to members;
- Conduct media research and assist in the creation of face to face fundraising materials;
- Participate in campaign and organizational building activities.
- Demonstrated commitment to corporate accountability and progressive social change;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially on the phone;
- Good organizational skills, attention to detail, professional demeanor and the ability to juggle several tasks while meeting deadlines;
- Experience or interest in organizing or fundraising;
- Research experience or knowledge of Lexis-Nexis and other research tools is a plus.
Location: Boston, MA
Duration: September-December 2012 (Exact dates TBD).
Hours: Minimum commitment of 15-20 hours /week with occasional additional hours for events. Days are flexible depending on student schedule and internship manager needs.
Compensation: This is an unpaid internship, however, students may receive course credit for their internship.
Training: Classroom sessions and ongoing trainings will be provided by senior campaign staff.
Send a letter of interest, three references, and your resume addressed to Michaela Howard at email@example.com. Please indicate in your application materials where you found out about the internship. Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization. People of color, women, and GLBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.