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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Extraordinary Give Intern

Internships at the Community Foundation are designed to offer a project-focused opportunity that exposes students to a range of planning and tactical experiences. The Extraordinary Give is a signature 24-hour online giving marathon for Lancaster County. The event involves more than 200 local organizations, extensive media exposure, vibrant social media and a live Giving Lounge. The inaugural event raised nearly $1.7 million to support local organizations. The Extraordinary Give is a leading model for a national trend that connects technology and philanthropy.

Timeline:  Autumn 2013 (September – December). 10-20 hours/week.

Compensation: Stipend. Parking Pass. Option for College Credit. 

Direct Report: Communications Specialist.

 

 

Principal Responsibilities:     Marketing & Process Support for the Extraordinary Give

  • Social Media & Web – assist the Communications Specialist in pre-promotion and 24-hour intensive coverage of the Extraordinary Give via all online Foundation tools.
  • Traditional Advertising – assist with coordination and scheduling of advertisements via traditional media outlets including:  newspaper, billboard, print publications, radio and TV. 
  • Business Recruitment – generate local business contacts and educate business owners about the opportunity to enhance their business through support of the Extraordinary Give.
  • Partner Evaluation and Support – provide participating community benefit organizations (CBOs) with the promotional tools and toolkits they need to successfully leverage the Extraordinary Give.  Assist in due diligence process.
  • Grassroots Promotion – assist in distribution of posters, promo cards, table tents and other items generated to promote the Extraordinary Give. 
  • Event Support – help plan and stage live events in coordination with the Extraordinary Give. 
  • General support – in an exciting and evolving event like the Extraordinary Give, new ideas are constantly on the table.  We dive in and do what’s needed to get the job done.

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing study in areas including: Communications, Marketing, Social Service, Business Development, Urban Studies, etc.
  • Competency with: Social Media, WordPress, Photoshop or InDesign. Video editing preferred.

CONTACT: Diana Martin, Communications Specialist, at DMartin@LancFound.org. Resume and interview required. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: POSITION CLOSED.  Watch for future opportunities!

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