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Communications & Development Intern

Working closely with the Executive Director and Development & Communications Manager, this is a key support role for donor outreach, foundation research, database management, program logistics, event planning and general administration.

Projects will include:

  • Assisting in the development of donor newsletters, donor report-back sessions and fundraising campaigns.
  • Supporting event planning, collateral development, promotion, logistics and execution, primarily of Raising Spirits 2017.
  • Identifying funding opportunities
  • Conduct research to support proposal submission development as needed.


  • Assisting in the development of print and electronic newsletters, blogs, web content and other communications.
  • Help with social media platforms

Program and General Administration

  • Compile evaluation data and conduct guided analysis
  • Donation entry, mailing list assistance, general database management
  • Assisting with tracking staff hours and expenses using Harvest
  • Assisting with program implementation logistics
  • Providing administrative support to ED as needed.

This internship requires a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week, schedule to be determined. Some work may be able to be completed remotely. The length of the assignment is flexible, typically 3-6 months.



  • Some administrative experience, including database entry.
  • Solid writing skills.
  • Strong commitment and ability to work independently.


  • Non profit/development familiarity
  • Research experience
  • CMS and/or email platform experience like ConstantContact
  • Event management experience

Location: Ipswich MA

How To Apply: Please send resume and letter of interest to Julia D'Orazio at Writing samples helpful. No phone calls, please.

Apply by: Rolling