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Spring 2018 Communications and Development Intern

Tahirih Justice Center

The Tahirih Justice Center is a national, non-profit organization that protects courageous immigrant women and girls who refuse to be victims of violence. By elevating their voices in communities, courts, and Congress, Tahirih is working to create a world where women and girls enjoy equality and live in safety and with dignity.

Tahirih’s national headquarters in Falls Church, VA is looking for a Communications and Development Intern for the Spring 2018 semester. This intern will be given the opportunity to learn about communications and fundraising while gaining experience in social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), website (WordPress), and database (Salesforce) management. All candidates must be able to commit 15-20 hours per week with flexible scheduling available. Internships at Tahirih are unpaid, but many interns receive academic credit for work completed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing content and analyzing and reporting metrics for social media
  • Updating website content
  • Working with the communications team to develop content and strategy for annual giving campaigns
  • Assisting with drafting email communications and webposts
  • Researching best practices for non-profit communications
  • Researching and developing strategy for a spring social media giving campaign
  • Managing constituent and donation data using constituent relationship management (CRM) database Salesforce
  • Assisting in planning and coordination of various fundraising events
  • Researching prospective donors to help improve Tahirih’s donor base and current donor relationships
  • Completing other communications and development tasks as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent project management, writing, communication, and research skills
  • Basic knowledge of WordPress, social media, and Salesforce helpful but not necessary
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivation
  • Energy and enthusiasm

TO APPLY

Please send resume, cover letter, and availability to Sara Amin at saraa@tahirih.org.

To apply for this job email your details to saraa@tahirih.org