Marketing and Community Engagement Intern
Inland Northwest Community Foundation (INWCF)
Inland Northwest Community Foundation is seeking applicants for the INWCF – Washington Trust Bank Fellow position. This one-semester paid fellowship will focus on strategies to assess and communicate the impact of INWCF’s grant making initiatives in 20 counties of Eastern Washington and North Idaho.
The ideal student-fellow will be:
- excitedabout sharing stories of how philanthropy can lead to community improvement
- willing to engage in comprehensive research about regional community needs
- a highachiever
- committed to collaboration
- able toeffectivelybalance multipleprojects
Duties where the student-fellow may assist:
- plan and execute a social media strategy that communicates INWCF’s mission via Facebook
- plan and execute press outreach and assist with media monitoring
- design and execute plan for understanding and sharing grant making results
- participate in activities to identify community needs and donor interests
- plan and execute outreach to community organizations
- create/update pages for the INWCF website
- coordinate and participate in other collaborative staff projects
Eligibility and Skill Requirements
- minimum 3.4 GPA
- demonstrated engagement/leadershipinstudentcampusactivities (service, leadership roles, clubs, residence hall leadership, athletics, GSBA)
- excellentwritten and verbal communication skills
- excellent internet research skills
- organized, self-motivated and able to work independently on projects
- Comfort with content creation technology—intern will use social media, post content on INWCF’s website, and may have occasional opportunities for photographing, video shooting.
- an interest in understanding and advancing the work of INWCF as a partner with communities throughout its service region
- marketing and/or PR experience is beneficial, but not required for this internship
The student-fellow will gain experience with:
- Making recommendations(writtenandverbal) baseduponresearchthatcouldpositivelyinfluenceINWCFprograms
- Collaborativeengagement through interactionwithINWCF departmentheads (andpotentiallyFoundationBoard/Committees)
- Appliedresearchthatrequirescriticalthinking,strategicplanningandthe establishmentof measuredoutcomes
- Working inanentrepreneurial and professional environment
Hours and Compensation:
Work hours are flexible and will range from 1- to 15 hours per week. Compensation is $12/hour..
Applications are due at the INWCF office by Friday, October 3rd. Please provide a resume with cover letter by email to:
Molly Sanchez, Director of Community Engagement
Inland Northwest Community Foundation
421 W. Riverside Ave., Ste. 606
Spokane, WA 99201-0405
No phone calls, please.
For more information about INWCF, please visit www.inwcf.org.