Job Opportunities

Summer Development Internship

PLEN seeks qualified candidates for our Summer Development Internship. This position will directly support PLEN’s fundraising efforts. PLEN offers a dynamic environment for interns to develop their professional skills, build their network, and gain experience working at a small nonprofit.

Responsibilities include:
  • Updating and organizing PLEN’s Salesforce database;
  • Assisting with donor research, grant writing, and other fundraising tasks;
  • Helping to plan and execute alumnae, donor, and board of directors events;
  • Processing contributions and donor acknowledgements;
  • Creating and organizing materials for donor meetings.
Qualifications:
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage projects independently and readiness to assume a high level of responsibility as a member of a team;
  • Excellent problem solving skills;
  • Strong writing skills;
  • Ability to work well in a small office environment;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and groups;
  • Passionate about PLEN’s mission;
  • An interest in learning about nonprofit operations and fundraising;
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel.
To apply:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (700 words) to plencareers@plen.org with “Summer 2018 Development Internship” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Deadline:

Open until position is filled. We encourage early application as screening will be conducted as applications are received.

Preferred start date:

May 29, 2018 (or before). 15 to 20 hours/week

Benefits:

Stipend is available. PLEN encourages interns to attend events in DC during their internship and will be flexible to accommodate those that take place during work hours. Interns are expected to attend PLEN events when possible, including seminars, networking receptions, fundraising events, etc.

 

Summer Communications Internship

PLEN seeks qualified candidates for our Summer Communications Internship. We offer a dynamic environment for interns to develop their professional skills, build their network, and gain experience working at a small nonprofit.

Responsibilities include:
  • Supporting PLEN’s social media and other communications activities and analyzing social media;
  • Updating PLEN’s website;
  • Creating an outreach plan to reach more colleges and universities;
  • Coding, summarizing, and presenting survey results for PLEN’s seminars;
  • Drafting material for PLEN’s newsletter;
  • Promoting PLEN events and seminars through various outlets.
Qualifications:
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage projects independently and readiness to assume a high level of responsibility as a member of a team;
  • Excellent problem solving skills;
  • Strong writing skills;
  • Ability to work well in a small office environment;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and groups;
  • Passionate about PLEN’s mission;
  • Enthusiastic and creative;
  • Experienced with social media, editing, or blogging
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Excel, Google products, Hootsuite, Canva, Facebook, Twitter, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or Salesforce.
To apply:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (700 words) to plencareers@plen.org with “Summer 2018 Communications Internship” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Deadline:

Open until position is filled. We encourage early application as screening will be conducted as applications are received.

Preferred start date:

May 29, 2018 (or before). 15 to 20 hours/week

Benefits:

Stipend is available. PLEN encourages interns to attend events in DC during their internship and will be flexible to accommodate those that take place during work hours. Interns are expected to attend PLEN events when possible, including seminars, networking receptions, fundraising events, etc.