Dress for Success Worldwide is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 130 affiliates in 16 countries. To date, the organization has helped more than 750,000 women work towards self-sufficiency. Visit www.dressforsuccess.org/worldwidewest to learn more.
Internship Program: The candidate has the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the nonprofit sector and contribute to development and marketing efforts. Excellent hands-on experience for college students or recent graduates pursuing a career in Nonprofit Management, Fundraising, Communications, Event Planning, Corporate Social Responsibility, Marketing or other related fields
Responsibilities: The Dress for Success Worldwide-West internship incorporates hands-on experience with event planning for The Power Walk for Dress for Success fundraiser scheduled for September 27, 2014. The intern will work side by side with the Development Manager to activate this national event at the local level. Intern will take the lead in managing event logistics. Projects can include but are not limited to: donor research, creation of solicitation materials, special events planning, data entry, grant writing, other development-related tasks, as needed.
Requirements: Passion for Dress for Success mission. Excellent communication skills, writing, knowledge of excel and power point a must. Detail oriented with the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment. Intern is energetic and eager to learn, professional and enjoys taking initiative.
Hours: 20 hours a week. Intern could work some hours remotely when appropriate.
Compensation: School credit only.
Application Procedure: Send a resume to Lilian Miller; Development Manager including any volunteer work and a brief cover letter outlining your interest and ability.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Development & Corporate Relations Internship Inquiry
Dress for Success Worldwide-West is an Equal Opportunity Employer.