Job Descriptions:

AANA Mission: AANA advances patient safety, practice excellence, and its members&rsquo: profession.

AANA Vision: AANA will be a preeminent professional association for healthcare and patient safety.

AANA Core Values: Patient safety, care for the whole patient from a nursing perspective, professional excellence and well-being, healthcare policy collaboration, integrity and quality in all professional and clinical settings.

AANA Motto: Safe and Effective Anesthesia Care

AANA Foundation

Established in 1981, the AANA Foundation is a charitable organization devoted to anesthesia research, education and development. The Foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of the AANA. The Foundation funds scholarships, doctoral fellowships, post-doctoral fellowships, research grants, general poster sessions, poster sessions and doctoral mentorships. Recognition awards are presented annually by the AANA Foundation.


This is a paid position starting May 2018 or sooner if available. Hours are negotiable (16-35 per week). Writing & design samples and references required upon application. Access to online portfolios within the cover letter is ideal.

Foundation Intern's Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Fundraising and Marketing (60%):

  • Assist with edits and revisions of our signage, materials, sponsorship forms, advertisements, invitations, auction, etc.

  • Assist in the development of Rise Above campaign, materials, webpage

  • Website enhancement and improvements

  • Social media posts, enhancements, and improvements to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter accounts

  • Updated design changes with our Annual Report

  • Infographics

  • Prezi and PowerPoint presentations – general and targeted campaigns

  • Video editing – leadership, testimonials, special funds and projects

  • Pre and post integrated fundraising efforts around telemarketing campaign

  • Illustrations for web and other media (desired)

Administrative (40%):

  • Data entry and updates to our scholarship payment and certificate processing

  • Event RSVPs

  • Mail merges and mailing letters

  • Slide deck preparation (PowerPoint/Prezi)

  • Online survey updates using SurveyMonkey software

  • Downloading and filing emails

  • Hand-written thank you notes

Required Experience:

  • Strong verbal, written and proofreading skills.

  • Demonstrated accuracy and ability to analyze information, prioritize, and pay attention to details.

  • Organizational skills and ability to meet established deadlines.

  • Works cooperatively with others, yet demonstrates an ability to work independently.

  • Is self-motivated, thinks creatively, and initiates ideas or resolutions that go beyond what has been literally requested.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Third or fourth year undergraduate student, or recent graduate. Majors desired: Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, Visual Communications, Journalism, English.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint software (mail merges, formulas, sorting, slide shows).

  • SharePoint and Prezi knowledge desired, but will train.

  • Video editing and Photoshop/InDesign/Illustrator experience a plus.

  • Previous internship experience a plus.

Keyword: Intern, marketing intern, administrative assistant