DoSomething.org makes the world suck less. One of the largest global orgs for young people and social change, our 3.9 million members tackle campaigns that impact every cause, from poverty to violence to the environment to literally everything else. Any cause, anytime, anywhere.
Overview: The business development team works with awesome companies who care about young people and social change. Our team is responsible for creating, pitching, and maintaining relationships with corporate sponsors to support our national cause campaigns that activate young people nationwide around social change. We LOVE big ideas, Beyoncé and baked goods.
What you’ll do:
Research companies and brands that care about young people
Cold outreach to potential new sponsors
Brainstorm new marketing and outreach ideas
Assist in the management of our current campaigns/sponsor relations
Assist in creating decks and one sheets
Some administrative work as necessary
What we're looking for:
Outgoing and enthusiastic personality. We want a go-getter!
Knowledge of the youth trends of the moment
Comfortable talking with the CMO of any company
Ability to brainstorm on the spot
Excellent communication skills: solid grammar, ability to write concisely, good on the phone
Able to think strategically and not afraid to pitch a big idea
Comfortable making new friends in any setting
What you'll learn: You'll have a chance to interact with nearly every team at DoSomething.org - campaigns, marketing, content, tech etc. The main things you'll learn are:
What goes into building strong lasting partnerships
How to get corporations to care about social change
How to write concise, strong statements that make people want to work with you
How to research/stalk potential sponsors
Attach a one page resume and cover letter (written concisely, in your normal human voice). We're allergic to boring stuff. Seriously. Don't write a boring cover letter.