Make-A-Wish® Illinois Marketing Intern - Summer 2018 in Chicago, Illinois
This internship provides exposure to what goes in to maintaining an amazing brand for a successful nonprofit organization and provides the opportunity to help build awareness about Make-A-Wish's mission and vision.The Marketing Intern assists the Marketing Services team with ensuring the Make-A-Wish brand is broadly visible and highly regarded. This will be done by helping to deliver strategic content and activate the organization’s constituent base to positively impact both revenue and referrals (reaching every eligible child in Illinois).
Daily Assignments Include:
Organizing and cataloging digital media
Conducting research on community engagement strategies
Supporting wish family outreach (pre- and post-wish)
Contributing to wish story production
Other duties as assigned
Time Commitment: Interns are asked to make a cycle commitment for two days per week from May 30th through August 31st
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Solid organizational abilities
Social media experience a plus
- Coursework in marketing, advertising, communications, public relations, or related field
Must be able to commute to our downtown Chicago office (we are located in the River North neighborhood)
Minimum age for all internships is 18
Selected candidates will be asked to participate in a criminal background check.
Cover letter required
Preferred candidates will be contacted to schedule interviews in Late March/Early April. All internships are unpaid.
An internship at Make-A-Wish Illinois provides a unique opportunity to see how a renowned nonprofit organization runs from the inside. In addition to the learning opportunities outlined in the job description, all interns also:
Sit down with the senior leaders of our organization
Have the opportunity to participate in our amazing culture
Network with our exceptional teammates
Create lifelong memories
We want to invite YOU to be a part of the magic that we experience every day at Make-A-Wish and learn why we are consistently ranked as one of The Nonprofit Times' "Top Nonprofits to Work For!"