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826DC Communications and Development Internship, Fall 2021

This is intended to be a hybrid internship; a combination of in-person at our Columbia Heights writing center  and remote work. For applicants who do not live in the DC area, however, this role can also be fully remote. 
Communications Responsibilities 
● Work closely with the Senior Manager of Communications and Development to maintain and  monitor 826DC's editorial calendar, social media, and website 
● Help optimize 826DC’s internal communications tools, including our student writing database and  image bank 
● Support 826DC with collecting and analyzing social media analytics 
● Other duties, as assigned 

Development Responsibilities 
● Contribute to preparations for 826DC’s winter fundraisers, as needed (you will not need to attend  any in-person fundraising events) 
● Help draft donation asks 
● Other duties, as assigned 

● Be able to work independently to meet deadlines while also maintaining flexibility and adaptability ● Take direction from others and be willing to learn, but know that you are also welcome to offer your own  ideas and recommendations  
● Ask for help, support, and resources when you need them and speak up early when you encounter or  anticipate an issue 

● Minimum commitment of 12 hours per week for the duration of the internship 
● Proficiency in Google Suite, Dropbox, and general spreadsheet work 
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an eye for details 
● Proven ability to organize and prioritize work with minimal supervision 
● Spanish language skills are not required, but a definite plus 

All 826DC interns receive small stipends, based on the number of hours they work with us each week, at the end  of their internships. 

Between 9 and 19 hours per week: $500 
Between 20 and 30 hours per week: $750 

We also strongly encourage all interns to research and apply for additional funding through their university or  community. 
Please send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for two references to by the end  of the day on July 27th. No phone calls, please. 

Interns of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 826DC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity  employer, and strongly encourages persons of color, females, LGBTQIA persons, and persons with disabilities to  apply for this position.