Step Up Women’s Network is a national, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to connecting and advancing women and girls. By bridging communities of professional women and underserved teen girls through mentorship, networking and advancement, we ensure women and girls have the opportunities they need to create a better future.
Simply stated, Step Up connects you to the professional women you need & the underserved teen girls who need you.
Position Summary: Step Up Women’s Network seeks intern to assist the Program Manager with marketing, event planning, membership initiatives, and meeting planning, while assisting with administrative, operational, and logistical duties.
• Drafting and producing marketing/promotional/press materials for Step Up programs and events • Preparing materials for volunteer, fundraising, professional development events • Making phone calls and writing emails relating to membership, events, fundraising and programs with members, donors, potential sponsors, and other program partners • Overseeing membership logistics • Assisting with event production • Maintaining communication with Step Up members • Assisting with meeting preparation for Step Up leadership and committees • Researching fundraising and sponsorship opportunities • Managing prospect, membership, and business information and materials in the Step Up database • Handling out-of-office errands • Performing all other office administrative support and special projects as needed
Benefits of Interning with Step Up:
• Training in non-profit management, marketing, and business practices • Gain experience planning and organizing events • Interact with high-level business professionals • Ability to work closely with the Program Manager and increase levels of responsibly • Attend membership networking events • Opportunity to expand upon familiar skill sets and further develop professional skills
Graduate-level students are preferred; however, Step Up will consider candidates studying for their bachelor’s degree or with 2+ years of office experience. The selected candidates will have the following additional
• Passionate about our mission and women’s issues • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Exceptional inter-personal skills • Strong attention to detail and care to deliver quality, professional work • A flexible self-starter that does not require heavy supervision • High level of organization and the ability to multi-task • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Desired Skills and Strengths:
• Demonstration of the highest standard of integrity and professionalism • Strong, problem solving, and decision making skills • Strong leadership experience • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate and build relationships at all levels • Writing background is a plus • Self-motivated, dependable with excellent academic credentials • Provide Professional and Personal References of outstanding prior performance This position is unpaid.